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pho·bic

 (fō′bĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, arising from, or having a phobia.
n.
One who has a phobia.

phobic

(ˈfəʊbɪk)
adj
(Pathology) of, relating to, or arising from a phobia
n
(Pathology) a person suffering from a phobia

pho•bic

(ˈfoʊ bɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or afflicted with a phobia or phobias.
n.
2. a person suffering from a phobia.
[1895–1900]

-phobic

a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -phobe: acrophobic; xenophobic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phobic - suffering from irrational fears
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
Translations

phobic

[ˈfəʊbɪk] ADJfóbico

phobic

[ˈfəʊbɪk]
adj
[feeling, reaction] → phobique
[person] → phobique
to be phobic about sth → avoir une phobie de qch
nphobique m/f

phobic

[ˈfəʊbɪk] adj
1. to be phobic about sthavere una fobia per qc
2. nfobico/a

pho·bic

a. fóbico-a, rel. a la fobia.
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