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ochlophobia

[ok-luh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌɒk ləˈfoʊ bi ə/
noun, Psychiatry.
1.
an abnormal fear of crowds.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek óchl(os) mob + -o- -o- + -phobia
Related forms
ochlophobist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ochlophobia

ochlophobia

/ˌɒkləˈfəʊbɪə/
noun
1.
(psychol) the fear of crowds
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Greek okhlos mob + -phobia
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Contemporary definitions for ochlophobia
noun

a fear of crowds, masses, or people; also called demophobia

Word Origin

Greek ochlos 'crowd'

noun

See demophobia

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