ochlophobia

[ ok-luh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌɒk ləˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal fear of crowds.

Origin of ochlophobia

1890–95; < Greek óchl(os) mob + -o- -o- + -phobia

Related forms

och·lo·pho·bist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ochlophobia

ochlophobia

/ (ˌɒkləˈfəʊbɪə) /

noun

psychol the fear of crowds

Word Origin for ochlophobia

C19: from New Latin, from Greek okhlos mob + -phobia
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