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scopophobia

noun

a fear of being looked at, stared at; also called scoptophobia

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Word Origin

Greek skopeo 'to view'

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scopophobia in Medicine

scopophobia sco·po·pho·bi·a (skō'pə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of being looked at or seen.

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