algophobia

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al·go·pho·bi·a

 (ăl′gə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of pain.

al′go·phobe′ n.
al′go·pho′bic adj.

algophobia

(ˌælɡəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry an acute fear of experiencing or witnessing bodily pain

algophobia

an extreme fear of pain. Cf. odynophobia.
See also: Pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.algophobia - a morbid fear of pain
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
Translations
Algophobie
algophobie
algofobi
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And I call on my compatriots -- aichmophobes (who fear needles), algophobes (who fear pain), monopathophobes (who fear a definite disease), hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobes (who fear long words) -- just because I like their name -- and especially mythophobes (who fear myths, stories, or false statements) -- I call on us all to unite!