gerontophobia

gerontophobia

[juh-ron-tuh-foh-bee-uh]
noun
1.
a fear of old people.
2.
a fear of old age, especially of growing old.

Origin:
1975–80; geronto- + -phobia

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Main Entry:  gerontophobia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a fear of getting old or old age
Etymology:  geronto- 'elderly'
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