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necrophobia Line breaks: necro|pho¦bia
Pronunciation: /ˌnɛkrə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪə/

Definition of necrophobia in English:


[mass noun]
Extreme or irrational fear of death or dead bodies.
Example sentences
  • People suffering from necrophobia may also experience a feeling of great anxiety when near to places that house the deceased, such as funeral parlours, hospitals and crematoriums.
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