phobo-, phob-, -phobia, -phobias, -phobe, -phobiac, -phobist, -phobic, -phobism, -phobous
(Greek: fear, extreme fear of; morbid, excessive, irrational fear, or terror of something or someone; however, sometimes this Greek element also means a strong dislike, dread, or hatred for something or someone)
For more details about the various phobias, visit this Phobias Introduction page to see Phobia Variations Defined and Explained.
There are only two forces that unite men: fear and self-interest.
Some individuals who have cheimaphobia also avoid cold drinks and especially having ice in their drinks.
2. A horror that the end of the world will occur in winter, preceded by a heavy snow storm: After reading her book on legends from the library, Becky found out that people in different countries suffer from chionophobia, believing that someday life will cease between fall and spring.
3. In biology, the aversion of some forms of life to snow-covered habitats or living areas: Chionophobia, or the resistance of existing in snow-clad areas, is found among some plants and animals which can only exist in hot deserts.
Based on chiroptophobia, vampires in stories and films are often portrayed as being able to transform into bats in order to accomplish their malicious activities.
2. Unsusceptibility or resistance to stains on the part of tissues and cells: Chromaphobia must be taken into consideration when trying to discolour or dye fabric or even paper.
2. A fear of wealth and the money associated with it: Samuel's mother willed him thousands of dollars before she died which caused him to have chrometophobia.
Chronophobia may be the most common anxiety of prison inmates and is also known as "stir crazy" by them.
As stated in the information above, chronophobia is considered the most common psychiatric disorder in prison inmates, and sooner or later almost all prisoners suffer from it to some degree and it occurs in every potential neurotic who goes to prison.
After the novelty of prison has worn off and the real length of the sentence is felt, chronophobia sets in and the prisoner may go into a panic, usually while in his cell, and fears his enclosure and restraint, but this apparent claustrophobia arises from fear of time, as represented by the prison.
Following early anxieties, the chronophobia of the prisoner may become essentially a phlegmatic, indifferent automaton who serves the rest of his sentence by the clock and lives wholly in the present, one day at a time.
Chronophobia is characterized by panic, anxiety, and claustrophobia which is exhibited by prisoners having difficulty adjusting to long prison sentences.
Susan decided to lose weight by restricting the amount she had at meals, and lost much more than was necessary, and consequently suffered from cibophobia, or which is also known as anorexia.
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not.