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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 from arsonophobia usually avoid striking matches, cigarette lighters, or attending places that involve the action of cooking outdoors over a campfire.
Historically, blazing flames have been a source of both fear and awe, with both divine and evil interpretations, and such evil associations sometimes exist for anyone who suffers from arsonophobia.
Obviously, the arsonist shown here is NOT suffering from arsonophobia!
This entry is located in the following units: ars-, ard- (page 1) phobo-, phob-, -phobia, -phobias, -phobe, -phobiac, -phobist, -phobic, -phobism, -phobous (page 5)