ochlophobia


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Related to ochlophobia: agoraphobia, demophobia, Enochlophobia

och·lo·pho·bi·a

 (ŏk′lə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of crowds.

[Greek okhlos, crowd; see wegh- in Indo-European roots + -phobia.]

och′lo·pho′bic adj. & n.

ochlophobia

(ˌɒkləˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) psychol the fear of crowds
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek okhlos mob + -phobia]

ochlophobia

an abnormal fear of crowds or mobs. — ochlophobe, n. — ochlophobic, adj.
See also: Mob
demophobia.
See also: Crowds
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I've got a severe case of ochlophobia. Oh dear, I am sorry.
Some better-known terrors are claustrophobia, agoraphobia, ochlophobia, ophidiophobia, musophobia, and brontophobia--more commonly known as fear of closed spaces, open spaces, crowds, snakes, mice and thunder.
Ochlophobia: An extreme or irrational fear of crowds.