hodophobia

[ hoh-duh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌhoʊ dəˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun

an irrational or disproportionate fear of traveling: In the aftermath of 9/11, thousands of health professionals noted a steep rise in cases of exaggerated fear, with hodophobia being among the most often reported.

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Origin of hodophobia

First recorded in 1935–40; from Greek hodós “road, way” + -phobia

OTHER WORDS FROM hodophobia

ho·do·pho·bic, adjective, noun
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