[ li-lap-suh-foh-bee-uh, lahy- ]
/ lɪˌlæp səˈfoʊ bi ə, laɪ- /
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an irrational or disproportionate fear of tornadoes or hurricanes, or of the possibility that a less severe storm will develop into such catastrophic weather: generally considered a form of astraphobia.Compare astraphobia.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lilapsophobiali·lap·so·pho·bic, adjective, noun
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