thanatophobia

[ than-uh-tuh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌθæn ə təˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal fear of death.

Origin of thanatophobia

First recorded in 1855–60; thanato- + -phobia
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