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phobophobia

[ foh-buh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌfoʊ bəˈfoʊ bi ə /
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noun
an irrational or disproportionate fear of developing or experiencing a phobia; anxiety about encountering a phobia trigger and experiencing panic or other phobia symptoms.
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Origin of phobophobia

First recorded in 1840–45; from Greek phóbo(s) “panic, fear” + -phobia

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