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triskaidekaphobia

División en sílabas: tris·kai·dek·a·pho·bi·a
Pronunciación: /ˌtriskīˌdekəˈfōbēə, ˌtriskə-
 
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Definición de triskaidekaphobia en inglés:

sustantivo

Extreme superstition regarding the number thirteen.
Example sentences
  • That test included words to spell such as ‘revelry’ and ‘triskaidekaphobia.’
  • Surely Stoica could not have been suffering from triskaidekaphobia (that's fear of the number 13, for the trivia fans among you).
  • I've below gathered a collection of passages concerning the folklore and superstition regarding both Friday the 13 th and triskaidekaphobia - the fear of the number 13.

Origen

early 20th century: from Greek treiskaideka 'thirteen' + -phobia.

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