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astraphobia

[as-truh-foh-bee-uh]
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noun Psychiatry.
  1. an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning.
Also as·tra·po·pho·bi·a [as-truh-puh-foh-bee-uh] /ˌæs trə pəˈfoʊ bi ə/.

Origin of astraphobia

< Greek astra(pḗ) lightning + -phobia
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British Dictionary definitions for astraphobia

astraphobia

astrophobia

noun
  1. a fear of thunder and lightning
Derived Formsastraphobic or astrophobic, adjective

Word Origin

C20: see astro-, -phobia
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astraphobia in Medicine

astraphobia

([object Object])
n.
  1. An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder.
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