Complete Definition of "arachnophobia"

English

Alternative spellings
arachnephobia

Pronunciation
enPR|a-rach*no-pho*bi-a
IPA|/æˌɻæknəˈfəʊbɪə/
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Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-əʊbiə|-əʊbiə

Etymology
L. from Greek arachnophobia literally fear of spiders from arachnos spider + phobos fear.

Noun
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arachnophobia

  1. An abnormal or irrational fear of spiders.

Translations

French: arachnophobie
German: Arachnophobie f, Spinnenangst f
Greek: αραχνοφοβία [a.ra.xno̞.fo̞.ˈvi.a] f
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Hebrew: :he:ארכנופוביה|ארכנופוביה
Japanese: 蜘蛛恐怖症 (くもきょうふしょう, kumo-kyōfushō)
Portuguese: aracnofobia f
Swedish: spindelskräck

Derived terms
arachnophobe
arachnophobic

See also
arachnid
spider

Category:Greek derivations
Category:Phobias

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