glossophobia


Also found in: Wikipedia.

glossophobia

an abnormal fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
See also: Speech
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Glossophobia The most common phobia in the UK is the fear of public speaking.
In third place was Bahrain's Glare that provides university students, interviewees willing to overcome glossophobia (fear of public speaking) a platform to rehearse and improve speech via modern technology.
Unlikely to affect Giles Brandreth, glossophobia is the fear of what?
Fear of public speaking, sometimes called glossophobia, is one of the most common types of social anxiety.
Technically known as glossophobia, it has sparked a whole industry filled with lifestyle coaches, new-age remedies and tips and tricks that promise to give you the gift of the gab.
But Wheatstone bolted, struck by an attack of glossophobia (fear of public speaking).
These include: confrontations and arguments with family members or relatives, emotional counseling sessions, deaths of close friends or relatives, catastrophic news related to loved ones, financial instability, fear of invasive medical procedures, acute onset or exacerbation of systemic disorders, court appearances, motor vehicle accidents, glossophobia, excessive alcohol consumption, surprise reunions, and surprise parties.
People all over the world, of various ages and different cultures suffer from Glossophobia (the fear of speaking in public.
When you are relaxed you are focused on others, able to problem-solve more quickly and better at vocal projection due toTwo great orators Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill did not suffer from glossophobia -the fear of public speaking
Glossophobia -- fear of speaking in public -- is not just a problem for more junior members of the business community.