-phobe

Also -phobiac.

Origin of -phobe

< Greek -phobos, adj. derivative of phóbos fear, panic
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British Dictionary definitions for phobiac

-phobe

n combining form
  1. indicating a person or thing that fears or hatesGermanophobe; xenophobe
Derived Forms-phobic, adj combining form

Word Origin for -phobe

from Greek -phobos fearing
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Word Origin and History for phobiac

-phobe

word-forming element meaning "one who fears or hates," from French -phobe, from Latin -phobus, from Greek -phobos "fearing," from phobos "fear, panic, flight," phobein "put to flight, frighten" (see phobia).

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phobiac in Medicine

-phobe

suff.
  1. One that fears or is averse to a specified thing:xenophobe.
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