counterphobic

[koun-ter-foh-bik]

adjective Psychiatry.

seeking out a situation that one fears in an attempt to overcome the fear.

Nearby words

  1. counterpane,
  2. counterpart,
  3. counterparty,
  4. counterparty risk,
  5. counterperson,
  6. counterpin,
  7. counterplan,
  8. counterplea,
  9. counterplot,
  10. counterpoint

Origin of counterphobic


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