zoophobia


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zo·o·pho·bi·a

 (zō′ə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of animals.

zo′o·phobe′ (-fōb′) n.

zoophobia

(ˌzəʊəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) an unusual or morbid dread of animals
zoophobous adj

zo•o•pho•bi•a

(ˌzoʊ əˈfoʊ bi ə)

n.
abnormal fear of animals.
[1900–05]

zoophobia

an abnormal dread of animals. — zoophobe, n.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoophobia - a morbid fear of animals
acarophobia - a morbid fear of small insects and mites and worms
arachnophobia - a morbid fear of spiders
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
ailurophobia - a morbid fear of cats
cynophobia - a morbid fear of dogs
entomophobia - a morbid fear of insects
lepidophobia - a morbid fear of snakes
musophobia - a morbid fear of mice
Translations
Zoophobie

zo·o·pho·bi·a

n. zoofobia, ansiedad y miedo irracional hacia los animales.
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There are actually hundreds of named phobias ranging from Ablutophobia (irrational fear of washing or bathing) to Zoophobia (fear of animals).
Of course, this is a populist survey designed to attract publicity, and doesn't tackle the full gamut of phobias, that stretch in their hundreds from ablutophobia (fear of washing or bathing) to zoophobia (fear of animals).
WE were interested to read yesterday that egghead readers of New Scientist have now uncovered an A-Z of phobias, from alektrophobia (a fear of chickens) to zoophobia (a fear of animals).