Entry from British & World English dictionary
Extreme or irrational fear of being looked at or seen.
- It's as if our moralising politicians and would-be censors are caught in the grip of scopophobia, a morbid fear of the visual.
1990s: from Greek skopein 'look at' + -phobia.
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