gallophobia

fear of France or the French

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • gallophobia — gal·lo·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • gallophobia — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈfōbēə noun Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Gallo (I) + phobia : francophobia * * * Gallophōˈbia noun • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Francophobia — Francophobia, or Gallophobia, as well as Francophobe, are terms that refer to a dislike toward the government, culture, history, or people of France or the Francophonie. [cite book|last=Robertson|first=John G.|title=Robertson s Words for a Modern …   Wikipedia

  • agoraphobia — [19] Agoraphobia – fear of open spaces or, more generally, of simply being out of doors – is first referred to in an 1873 issue of the Journal of Mental Science; this attributes the term to Dr C Westphal, and gives his definition of it as ‘the… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • Phobias — This is a list that has been stewing on my hard drive for several years, defining 136 phobias, irrational or pathological fears of various things. The reason I ve resisted is that someone else has done a far more thorough job than I could ever do …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Gallomania —   n. fondness for French life, manners, etc.    ♦ Gallomaniac, n.    ♦ Gallophile, n. lover of   France.    ♦ Gallophobe, n. hater of France.    ♦ Gallophobia, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • agoraphobia — [19] Agoraphobia – fear of open spaces or, more generally, of simply being out of doors – is first referred to in an 1873 issue of the Journal of Mental Science; this attributes the term to Dr C Westphal, and gives his definition of it as ‘the… …   Word origins

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