aichmophobia


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aichmophobia

(ˌeɪkməˈfəʊbɪə)
n
the fear of pointed objects, esp needles, pins, etc

aichmophobia

an abnormal fear of pointed objects.
See also: Sharpness
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AICHMOPHOBIA: This is the fear of sharp objects like needles and knives.
Many people have a fear of needles -- "aichmophobia," it's called -- while others frequently self-inject and simply don't want to inject themselves all the time.