paedophobia


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Related to paedophobia: Pedophobia, Fear of children, Paedophelia

pedophobia, paedophobia

an abnormal fear of dolls.
See also: Dolls
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The consequences of these child-abuse stories for an actual child, then, is a form of paedophobia among adults--a fear of touching "the child" both in its literal and metaphorical sense--as anyone who comes too close to the child automatically enters the danger zone of being cast as a paedophile him-or herself.