syphilophobia


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syphilophobia

(ˌsɪfɪləˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychoanalysis) the excessive fear of syphilis
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we used to say that you could cure syphilis but not syphilophobia, that is, the fear of syphilis.
The association of the black, especially the black female, with the syphilophobia of the late nineteenth century was .
See Wolfreys for discussions of the unnamed sin as syphilis within the context of Elaine Showalter's claims about syphilophobia in other Victorian novels (12-13).