Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/20/15 Astraphobia

October 20, 2015

Astraphobia (noun)
astraphobia [as-truh-foh-bee-uh]


noun Psychiatry.
1. an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning.

Also, astrapophobia [as-truh-puh-foh-bee-uh]

Origin: < Greek astra (pḗ) lightning + -phobia

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