anthropophobia


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anthropophobia

(ˌænθrəpəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychoanalysis) the fear of people and human companionship

anthropophobia

an abnormal fear of people, especially in groups.
See also: Society
an abnormal fear of people.
See also: Mankind
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Cats with anthropophobia (fear of people), haphephobia (fear of being touched) or cynophobia (fear of dogs) are the ones who run and hide when faced with their phobia.
Demonstrated hierarchy of factors impacting badger sett distribution in BPF may result from: 1) the species' anthropophobia to presence of various man-made disturbances, 2) the species' territorialism, 3) diversification of the forest into fresh habitats (52%) that enable setts digging and moist or wet habitats (48%) not suitable for this purpose, as well as 4) prevalence of fertile habitats (48 %) and medium fertile habitats (37%) over poor ones (15%).
Rumours that he was suffering anthropophobia, a fear of people, were dismissed by his spokesperson last week.