monophobia


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mon·o·pho·bi·a

 (mŏn′ō-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of being alone.

mon′o·pho′bic adj.
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monophobia

(ˌmɒnəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) a strong fear of being alone
ˌmonoˈphobic adj
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monophobia

autophobia.
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Translations
Monophobie
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These 'support persons' are considered safe - but if depended on too heavily, further problems might develop, such as monophobia, or the acute fear of being alone.