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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A morbid fear of death.

Usage examples (9)
  • More of us are petrified of public speaking (glossophobia) than of death (thanatophobia).
  • According to Chausovsky, thanatophobia is spread among residents of metropolises.
  • Alan: This is a brave and important blog and almost perfectly sums up my own thanatophobia, which pretty much ...
  • "Everyone is afraid of death, but those suffering from thanatophobia are afraid of the unknown," Ponomaryov explains. for more
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