triskaidekaphobia
[ tris-kahy-dek-uh-foh-bee-uh ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
20th Century; Greek from Greek triskaídeka 'thirteen' + phobia
Synonyms
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Antonyms
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Definition
a fear of the number 13
Example
A) Sam didn't understand where her triskaidekaphobia came from, but he did not judge her. B) She knew her triskaidekaphobia may be irrational, but she simply could not help it.
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