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triskaidekaphobia

[tris-kahy-dek-uh-foh-bee-uh, tris-kuh-] /ˌtrɪs kaɪˌdɛk əˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌtrɪs kə-/
noun
1.
fear or a phobia concerning the number 13.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; < Greek triskaídeka thirteen + -phobia
Related forms
triskaidekaphobic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for triskaidekaphobic

triskaidekaphobia

/ˌtrɪskaɪˌdɛkəˈfəʊbɪə/
noun
1.
an abnormal fear of the number thirteen
Derived Forms
triskaidekaphobic, adjective, noun
Word Origin
C20: from Greek triskaideka thirteen + -phobia
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Word Origin and History for triskaidekaphobic

triskaidekaphobia

n.

"fear of the number 13," 1911, from Greek treiskaideka "thirteen" + -phobia "fear."

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