Definitions for triskaidekaphobiaˌtrɪs kaɪˌdɛk əˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌtrɪs kə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tris•kai•dek•a•pho•bi•aˌtrɪs kaɪˌdɛk əˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌtrɪs kə-(n.)

  1. fear or a phobia concerning the number 13.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Psychiatry

Origin of triskaidekaphobia:

1910–15; < Gk triskaídeka thirteen + -phobia

tris`kai•dek`a•pho′bic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. triskaidekaphobia(noun)

    a morbid fear of the number 13

Wiktionary

  1. triskaidekaphobia(Noun)

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

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

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  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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