Phobic



[foh-bik] /ˈfoʊ bɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to a or .
noun
2.
a person suffering from a .
1.
a combining form used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -phobe:
acrophobic; photophobic.
/ˈfəʊbɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or arising from a phobia
noun
2.
a person suffering from a phobia
adj.

1888, from phobia + -ic. As a noun from 1968. The Greek adjective was phobetikos “liable to fear.”

phobic pho·bic (fō’bĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, arising from, or having a phobia. n.
One who has a phobia.

-phobic or -phobous
suff.

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