Posted by: h4ck@lyst | December 12, 2007

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

That is the fear of long words for you.

A comprehensive list of phobias or various fears can be found here

A phobia (from the Greek φόβος “Phobos” meaning Fear), is an irrational, intense, persistent fear of certain situations, objects, activities, or persons. The main symptom of this disorder is the excessive, unreasonable desire to avoid the feared subject. When the fear is beyond one’s control, or if the fear is interfering with daily life, then a diagnosis under one of the anxiety disorders can be made.

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