Definition of 'phobia'
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My wife has a phobia about girlie mags.The Sun (2007) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2008)
But a growing number accept school phobia as a valid reason to keep their little ones out of the classroom.The Sun (2013) The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Those with social phobia have a profound and enduring fear of negative evaluation in social situations where they panic that they will shame themselves.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Self-Hypnosis (1994) M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)
What is your biggest phobia?The Sun (2013)
Take social phobia, for example.The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2010)
When he had done this it became clear that much of the misery in his life came down to one phobia, a typical social phobia.Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)
For all the anxious women fighting a commitment phobia, be it part of our nature or nurtured, there are some who simply accept it and enjoy.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Definition of phobia from the Collins English Dictionary