[ al-guh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌæl gəˈfoʊ bi ə /
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an irrational or disproportionate fear of pain.
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British Dictionary definitions for algophobia
/ (ˌælɡəˈfəʊbɪə) /
psychiatry an acute fear of experiencing or witnessing bodily pain
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Medical definitions for algophobia
[ ăl′gə-fō′bē-ə ]
An abnormal fear of pain.
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