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philemaphobia

[ fil-uh-muh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ 藢f瑟l 蓹 m蓹藞fo蕣 bi 蓹 /
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noun
an extreme fear of kissing, especially romantic or passionate kissing.
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Also called phil路e路mat路o路pho路bi路a [fil-uh-mat-uh-foh-bee-uh] /藢f瑟l 蓹藢m忙t 蓹藞fo蕣 bi 蓹/ .

Origin of philemaphobia

First recorded in 2000鈥05; from Greek ph铆l膿ma (stem ph铆l膿mat- ) 鈥渁 kiss鈥 + -phobia
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