pedophobia


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pedophobia

an abnormal fear of children. — pedophobiac, n.
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an abnormal fear of dolls.
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Fear of ____ and children is called pedophobia 6 Babies
At that time, Waltherr-Willard says, the school district transferred her to its junior high school, even though it had previously promised her that it would not do so, in consideration of her pedophobia, which causes her severe anxiety when she is around young children.
2) Pogrebin cited attacks on the cost of public education and child health and nutrition programs, along with an inclination to pathologize an entire period in children's lives--that is, adolescence--to support her contention that the country was afflicted by what she called "an epidemic of pedophobia.