taphophobia


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Related to taphophobia: Fear of being buried alive

taphephobia, taphiphobia, taphophobia

an abnormal fear of being buried alive.
See also: Burial
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TAPHOPHOBIA, the fear of being buried alive, was rife in the 19th century so sufferer Dr Timothy Clark Smith came up with his own safety coffin.
TAPHOPHOBIA Fear of being buried alive, made worse by the many horror stories of people being pronounced dead only to wake up.