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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 Korean 공포증, 병적 공포…
in Arabic رُهاب, فوبيا…
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 Spanish fobia…
in Portuguese fobia…
in German die Phobie…
in Catalan fòbia…
in Japanese 恐怖症…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指道理上无法解释的)恐惧,惧怕…
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