taphephobia


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Related to taphephobia: gephyrophobia

taphephobia

(ˌtæfɪˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Medicine) med a pathological fear of being buried alive
[from Greek taphos grave + -phobia]
ˌtapheˈphobic adj

taphephobia, taphiphobia, taphophobia

an abnormal fear of being buried alive.
See also: Burial
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taphephobia - a morbid fear of being buried alive
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
Translations
Taphephobie
References in periodicals archive ?
Mangham A (2010) Buried alive: the Gothic awakening of Taphephobia.