thanatophobia


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thanatophobia

(ˌθænətəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) an abnormal fear of death

thanatophobia

necrophobia, def. 1.
See also: Corpses
necrophobia.
See also: Death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thanatophobia - a morbid fear of death
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
Translations
Thanatophobie
References in periodicals archive ?
3 per cent) the patients exhibited thanatophobia ( fear of death, a phobia that is much more complicated than it sounds).
This is a phobia called thanatophobia and you may find that confiding in your doctor will be helpful and you can also discuss your worries with your priest.
This Gothic thanatophilia allows us to experience death in a virtual form so that we are able to deal with thanatophobia via a kind of catharsis.