Definitions for triskaidekaphobiaˌtrɪs kaɪˌdɛk əˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌtrɪs kə-

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  1. triskaidekaphobia(noun)

    a morbid fear of the number 13


  1. triskaidekaphobia(Noun)

    Fear, hate, or dislike of the number thirteen (13).

  2. Origin: From τρεῖς + καί + δέκα + -phobia.


  1. Triskaidekaphobia

    Triskaidekaphobia is fear of the number 13 and avoidance to use it; it is a superstition and related to a specific fear of Friday the 13th, called paraskevidekatriaphobia or friggatriskaidekaphobia. The term was first used by Isador Coriat in Abnormal Psychology.

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