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taphephobia

[taf-uh-foh-bee-uh]
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noun Psychiatry.
  1. an abnormal fear of being buried alive.
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Origin of taphephobia

< Greek taphḗ grave + -phobia
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British Dictionary definitions for taphephobia

taphephobia

noun
  1. med a pathological fear of being buried alive
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Derived Formstaphephobic, adjective

Word Origin

from Greek taphos grave + -phobia
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