serophobia

[ ser-uh-foh-bee-uh ]

noun
  1. an aversion to, disdain for, or fear of people living with HIV: The stigmatizing effect of their serophobia has been worse for me than living with the virus.

Origin of serophobia

1
First recorded in 1995–2000; sero- + -phobia

Other words from serophobia

  • ser·o·pho·bic, adjective, noun

Words Nearby serophobia

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