a morbid fear of sounds including your own voice
Syn: ↑acousticophobia
Hypernyms: ↑simple phobia

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\\ˌfōnəˈfōbēə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from phon- + phobia
: pathological fear of sound, voice, or speaking aloud

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phonophoˈbia noun
A morbid fear of noise, or of speaking aloud
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Main Entry:phono-

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  • Phonophobia — (also called ligyrophobia) is a fear of loud sounds. It can also mean a fear of voices, or a fear of one s own voice. [] May also be related to, cause/caused by, or confused with hyperacusis ,… …   Wikipedia

  • phonophobia — by 1970, from PHONO (Cf. phono ) + PHOBIA (Cf. phobia) …   Etymology dictionary

  • phonophobia — noun An unusual fear of sounds, especially of ones own voice …   Wiktionary

  • phonophobia — Morbid fear of one s own voice, or of any sound. [phono + G. phobos, fear] * * * pho·no·pho·bia .fō nə fō bē ə n pathological fear of sound or of speaking aloud * * * n. excessive sensitivity to certain specific sounds. See hyperacusis …   Medical dictionary

  • phonophobia —    see hyperacusis …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • phonophobia — fear of noise or of speaking aloud Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • phonophobia — pho·no·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • phonophobia — n. excessive sensitivity to certain specific sounds. See: hyperacusis, misophonia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • phonophobia — 1. The fear of sound 2. The fear of speaking to an audience …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • фонофобия — (phonophobia; фоно + фобия) см. Акустикофобия …   Большой медицинский словарь

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