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phobic (ˈfəʊbɪk Pronunciation for phobic

Definitions

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or arising from a phobia

noun

  1. a person suffering from a phobia

-phobe

Definitions

combining form in countable noun

  1. indicating a person or thing that fears or hates   ⇒ Germanophobe, xenophobe

Derived Forms

-phobic combining form in adjective

Word Origin

from Greek -phobos fearing

-phobia

Definitions

combining form in countable noun

  1. indicating an extreme abnormal fear of or aversion to   ⇒ acrophobia, claustrophobia

Derived Forms

-phobic combining form in adjective

Word Origin

via Latin from Greek, from phobos fear

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