Definition of necrophobia in English:

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necrophobia

Pronunciation: /ˌnekrəˈfōbēə/

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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Syllabification: nec·ro·pho·bi·a

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