erythrophobia

[ih-rith-ruh-foh-bee-uh]

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal fear of the color red.
extreme fear of blushing.

Nearby words

  1. erythropenia,
  2. erythrophagia,
  3. erythrophagocytosis,
  4. erythrophil,
  5. erythrophilic,
  6. erythroplakia,
  7. erythroplasia,
  8. erythroplasia of queyrat,
  9. erythropoiesis,
  10. erythropoietic porphyria

Origin of erythrophobia

From New Latin, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at erythro-, -phobia

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