scotophobia


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Related to scotophobia: Achluophobia, Lygophobia

sco·to·pho·bi·a

 (skō′tə-fō′bē-ə)
[Greek skotos, darkness + -phobia.]

scotophobia

achluophobia.
See also: Darkness
achluphobia.
See also: Night
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Possibly this story of a disregarded Welsh knight was written in response to the Scotophobia aroused by northern place-seekers in the 1760s and 1770s.
Writing in the London Review of Books in April, Neal Ascherson made the same observation: a new style of Scotophobia is showing itself, very different from the old caricatures of mean, scrofulous rogues, and counter-pointed by what he calls 'Anglophilia', a nascent and (as yet) only half-political sentiment.