a fear of colors; also called chromophobia , psychrophobia

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Word Origin

chromato- ‘color’

chromatophobia chro·mat·o·pho·bi·a (krō-māt’ə-fō’bē-ə, krō’mə-tō-)
Variant of chromophobia.


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