a fear of responsibility; also called hypegiaphobia

See hypegiaphobia
Word Origin

Greek hypengyos ‘responsible’


Read Also:

  • Hyper

    [hahy-per] /ˈhaɪ pər/ Informal. adjective 1. overexcited; overstimulated; keyed up. 2. seriously or obsessively concerned; fanatical; rabid: She’s hyper about noise pollution. 3. . noun 4. a person who is hyper. [hahy-per] /ˈhaɪ pər/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who promotes or publicizes events, people, etc., especially one who uses flamboyant or questionable methods; promoter; […]

  • Hyperaccumulator

    /ˌhaɪpərəˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪtə/ noun 1. a plant that absorbs toxins, such as heavy metals, to a greater concentration than that in the soil in which it is growing

  • Hyperacidity

    [hahy-per-uh-sid-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pər əˈsɪd ɪ ti/ noun, Pathology. 1. excessive , as of the gastric juice. /ˌhaɪpərəˈsɪdɪtɪ/ noun 1. excess acidity of the gastrointestinal tract, esp the stomach, producing a burning sensation hyperacidity hy·per·a·cid·i·ty (hī’pər-ə-sĭd’ĭ-tē) n. Abnormally high acidity, as of the stomach.

  • Hyperactive

    [hahy-per-ak-tiv] /ˌhaɪ pərˈæk tɪv/ adjective 1. unusually or abnormally : a company’s hyperactive growth; the child’s hyperactive imagination. 2. (of children) displaying exaggerated physical activity sometimes associated with neurologic or psychologic causes. 3. . /ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv/ adjective 1. abnormally active adj. 1852, from hyper- + active. hyperactive hy·per·ac·tive (hī’pər-āk’tĭv) adj.

Disclaimer: Hypengyophobia definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.