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trypophobia (s) (noun), trypophobias (pl)
1. A great fear of holes or of clusters of holes: Trypophobias apparently consist of spectral compositions that are typically associated with uncomfortable visual images which probably exist partly because of an association with dangerous organisms.
Trypophobia has been identified as a strong aversion to the sight of objects which are clustered with holes.2. Etymology: from Greek trypo, "punching, drilling, or boring holes" + phobia, "fear".
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