anemophobia


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Related to anemophobia: ancraophobia

anemophobia

(əˌnɛməʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
an abnormal fear of draughts or windy weather

anemophobia

an abnormal fear of drafts or winds. — anemophobe, n.
See also: Wind
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? To find a therapist near you, go to: www.bark.com/en/gb/therapist/ UK'S MOST UNUSUAL PHOBIAS BEING TREATED (and the number of people receiving help for them) 1 Arachibutyrophobia - fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth (1) 2 Genuphobia - fear of knees (1) 3 Anemophobia - fear of wind (1) 4 Nomophobia - fear of being without your mobile phone (2) 5 Domatophobia - fear of houses or being in a house (3) 6 Omphalophobia - fear of belly buttons (4) 7 Allodoxaphobia - fear of opinions (5) 8 Venustraphobia - fear of beautiful women (7) 9 Linonophobia - fear of string (9) 10 Chorophobia - fear of dancing (9)
One day later, he began vomiting, and was admitted to a local hospital (hospital A), where he exhibited anemophobia, convulsions, limb rigidity, and hypersalivation.
For another example of meaning-based pseudo-paradigm, I would like to give the following X -- X-phobia pairs: (7) X X-phobia air anemophobia cats ailurophobia, felinophobia, galeophobia clouds nephophobia corpses necrophobia fish ichthyophobia