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.
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algophobia

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

an extreme fear of pain. Cf. odynophobia.
See also: Pain
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.algophobia - a morbid fear of pain
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
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Translations
Algophobie
algophobie
algofobi
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For example: dentophobia, fear of going to the dentist; agrizoophobia, fear of wild animals; algophobia, fear of pain; and hematophobia, fear of blood.