Definitions for ailurophobia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailurophobia(noun)

    a morbid fear of cats


  1. ailurophobia(Noun)

    An irrational fear or hatred of cats or other felines.

  2. Origin: From αἴλουρος + -phobia.


  1. Ailurophobia

    Ailurophobia is a type of specific phobia: the persistent, irrational fear of cats. It comes from the Greek αἴλουρος, "cat" and φόβος, "fear". Synonyms include felinophobia, elurophobia, and cat phobia.

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