cynophobia


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cynophobia

(ˌsaɪnəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) an irrational fear of dogs
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cynophobia

an intense dread of dogs.
See also: Dogs
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cynophobia - a morbid fear of dogs
zoophobia - a morbid fear of animals
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For as long as I can remember, I have been afflicted with cynophobia. The term sounds strange, and to most people, the fear that it represents is equally strange.
He said this helped remove his Cynophobia or fear of dogs that he's had since his grade school days.
Cats with anthropophobia (fear of people), haphephobia (fear of being touched) or cynophobia (fear of dogs) are the ones who run and hide when faced with their phobia.