ochlophobia

ochlophobia

[ok-luh-foh-bee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
an abnormal fear of crowds.

Origin:
1890–95; < Greek óchl(os) mob + -o- -o- + -phobia

ochlophobist, noun
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ochlophobia (ˌɒkləˈfəʊbɪə)
 
n
psychol the fear of crowds
 
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek okhlos mob + -phobia]

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Main Entry:  ochlophobia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a fear of crowds, masses, or people; also called demophobia
Etymology:  Greek ochlos 'crowd'
Main Entry:  ochlophobia
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See demophobia
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