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Nov. 9th, 2018 | 07:53 am

ochlophobia (ok-luh-FOH-bee-uh) - n, a morbid fear of crowds or mobs.


Especially mob-like crowds. Coined, like most phobias, from Greek roots ókhlos, crowd + phobos, fear.

---L.

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Sally M

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from: sallymn
date: Nov. 10th, 2018 10:28 am (UTC)
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I know someone I think may have this....

I don't like them, but not to the extent of a phobia.

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Larry's Pretty Good Word of the Day

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from: prettygoodword
date: Nov. 13th, 2018 05:02 pm (UTC)
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I think I know one, too.

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