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Ombrophobia



noun

a fear of rain
Word Origin

Greek ombros ‘rain’

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  • Ombrophobous

    /ɒmˈbrɒfəbəs/ adjective 1. (of plants) not able to tolerate wet conditions

  • Ombudsman

    [om-buh dz-muh n, -man, -boo dz-, awm-, om-boo dz-muh n, -man, awm-] /ˈɒm bədz mən, -ˌmæn, -bʊdz-, ˈɔm-, ɒmˈbʊdz mən, -ˌmæn, ɔm-/ noun, plural ombudsmen [om-buh dz-muh n, -men, -boo dz-, awm-, om-boo dz-muh n, -men, awm-] /ˈɒm bədz mən, -ˌmɛn, -bʊdz-, ˈɔm-, ɒmˈbʊdz mən, -ˌmɛn, ɔm-/ (Show IPA) 1. a government official who hears […]



  • Ombudsperson

    [om-buh dz-pur-suh n, -boo dz-, awm-] /ˈɒm bədzˌpɜr sən, -bʊdz-, ˈɔm-/ noun 1. (def 2).

  • Ombudswoman

    [om-buh dz-woo m-uh n, -boo dz-, awm-] /ˈɒm bədzˌwʊm ən, -bʊdz-, ˈɔm-/ noun, plural ombudswomen. 1. a woman employed to investigate complaints against government or institutional officials, employers, etc.



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