necrophobia


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nec·ro·pho·bi·a

 (nĕk′rə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of death or corpses.

nec′ro·pho′bic adj.

necrophobia

(ˌnɛkrəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) an abnormal fear of death or dead bodies
ˈnecroˌphobe n
ˌnecroˈphobic adj

nec•ro•pho•bi•a

(ˌnɛk rəˈfoʊ bi ə)

n.
an abnormal fear of dead bodies.
[1825–35]
nec`ro•pho′bic, adj.

necrophobia

1. an abnormal fear of death. Also called thanatophobia.
2. an abnormal fear of corpses. — necrophobe, n. — necrophobic, adj.
See also: Corpses
an abnormal fear of death. Also called thanatophobia.
See also: Death
Translations

nec·ro·pho·bi·a

n. necrofobia, temor anormal a la muerte y a los cadáveres.

necrophobia

n necrofobia
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