-phobic(redirected from -phobous)
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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.]
1. of, pertaining to, or afflicted with a phobia or phobias.n.
2. a person suffering from a phobia.
a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -phobe: acrophobic; xenophobic.