glossophobia

(redirected from Stage-fright)

glossophobia

an abnormal fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
See also: Speech
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A ghastly stage-fright seized him, his legs quaked under him and he was like to choke.
He had not been an actor long, for loss of form had put him out of first-class cricket, and the impresario had given his place in the next piece to a googly bowler who had done well in the last Varsity match; but he had been one long enough to experience that sinking sensation which is known as stage-fright.
I groaned as he nodded his adieu; and he left me limp with apprehension, sick with fear, in a perfectly pitiable condition of pure stage-fright.
London, Mar 8 (ANI): It looks like King of pop Michael Jackson is suffering from stage-fright ahead of his big comeback announcement at the O2 Arena.
They insist that he was simply jet- lagged, unable to sleep and suffering from stage-fright ahead of his big comeback announcement.
Just call him Robert Goulet, stage-fright sufferer.
I've never done theatre before but now I want to face my overwhelming stage-fright.
The effect of oxprenolol on stage-fright in musicians.