astrapophobia

astraphobia

[as-truh-foh-bee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning.
Also, astrapophobia [as-truh-puh-foh-bee-uh] .


Origin:
< Greek astra(pḗ) lightning + -phobia

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astraphobia or astrophobia (ˌæstrəˈfəʊbɪə)
 
n
a fear of thunder and lightning
 
[C20: see astro-, -phobia]
 
astrophobia or astrophobia
 
n
 
[C20: see astro-, -phobia]
 
astra'phobic or astrophobia
 
adj
 
astro'phobic or astrophobia
 
adj

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astraphobia as·tra·pho·bi·a (ās'trə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder.

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