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Meaning of “phobia” - Learner’s Dictionary

phobia

noun [C]     /ˈfəʊbiə/
an extreme fear of something: My mum's got a phobia about birds.Fear and phobiasAnxiety and worry - general words
Translations of “phobia”
in Arabic رُهاب, فوبيا…
in Korean 공포증, 병적 공포…
in Malaysian fobia…
in French phobie…
in Turkish korku, yılgı, fobi…
in Italian fobia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指道理上無法解釋的)恐懼,懼怕…
in Russian боязнь, фобия…
in Polish fobia, chorobliwy lęk…
in Vietnamese sự ám ảnh…
in Spanish fobia…
in Portuguese fobia…
in Thai ความกลัว…
in German die Phobie…
in Catalan fòbia…
in Japanese 恐怖症…
in Indonesian takut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指道理上无法解释的)恐惧,惧怕…
(Definition of phobia from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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