taphephobia

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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 ?
Buried (Sat) Buried 11.50pm BBC1 (not Wales) Taphephobics - people with an irrational fear of being buried alive - should avoid this high-concept chiller.
Buried 12m't BBC1 Taphephobics (people with an irrational fear of being buried alive) should avoid this high concept chiller.
Buried BBC2 11.30pm (Scot, 11.40pm) Taphephobics - that's people who fear they'll be buried alive to you and me - should avoid this high concept chiller.