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arsonophobia, arsonphobia (s) (noun); arsonophobias, arsonphobias (pl)
An excessive fear of fire or of setting something on fire: Those who suffer with arsonophobia usually avoid striking matches, cigarette lighters, or attending places that involve the action of cooking outdoors over a campfire.
Historically, fire has been a source of both fear and awe, with both divine and evil interpretations; and such evil associations sometimes exist for anyone who suffers with arsonophobia.
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