kenophobia


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Related to kenophobia: eremophobia, catagelophobia, merinthophobia

kenophobia

(ˌkɛnəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) an abnormal fear of empty spaces
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cenophobia, kenophobia

an abnormal fear of a void or of open spaces.
See also: Spaces
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