Definition of “phobia” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “phobia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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phobianoun [ C ]

us /ˈfoʊ·bi·ə/

an extreme fear of a particular thing or situation, esp. one that does not have a reasonable explanation:

a phobia about heights

(Definition of “phobia” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)