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Related to social phobia: social anxiety disorder
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(Psychology) psychol a type of anxiety disorder characterized by shyness and heightened self-consciousness in particular social situations
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|Noun||1.||social phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with situations in which you are subject to criticism by others (as fear of eating in public or public speaking etc)|
phobia, phobic disorder, phobic neurosis - an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; "phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias"
androphobia - a morbid fear of men
gynophobia - a morbid fear of women
satanophobia - an abnormal fear of Satan
school phobia - a child's sudden fear of attending school
traumatophobia - a morbid fear of battle or physical injury
xenophobia - a fear of foreigners or strangers
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