agoraphobia

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌægərəˈfəʊbiə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌægərəˈfoʊbiə/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ag′ər ə fōbē ə)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ag•o•ra•pho•bi•a /ˌægərəˈfoʊbiə/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Psychiatryfear of being in public places or open areas.
ag•o•ra•pho•bic, adj., n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ag•o•ra•pho•bi•a  (ag′ər ə fōbē ə),USA pronunciation n. [Psychiatry.]
  1. Psychiatryan abnormal fear of being in crowds, public places, or open areas, sometimes accompanied by anxiety attacks.
  • agora + -phobia 1870–75

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
agoraphobia /ˌæɡərəˈfəʊbɪə/ n
  1. a pathological fear of being in public places, often resulting in the sufferer becoming housebound

ˌagoraˈphobic adj , n
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