-phobic

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-phobic

or -phobous
suff.
1. Having a fear of or an aversion for: xenophobic.
2. Lacking an affinity for: lyophobic.

[Late Latin -phobicus, from Greek -phobikos, from -phobiā, -phobia.]

pho•bic

(ˈfoʊ bɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or afflicted with a phobia or phobias.
n.
2. a person suffering from a phobia.
[1895–1900]

-phobic

a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -phobe: acrophobic; xenophobic.
Translations

-phobic

adj suf-phob, -feindlich; Anglophobicanglophob, englandfeindlich