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androphobia

[an-druh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌæn drəˈfoʊ bi ə/
noun
1.
an abnormal fear of men; an aversion toward the male sex.
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androphobic, adjective, noun
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androphobia

n.

"morbid fear of the male sex" (sometimes, rather, "of the human race" or "of crowds), 1844, from andro- + -phobia. Related: Androphobic.

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androphobic in Medicine

androphobia an·dro·pho·bi·a (ān'drə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear or dislike of men.

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