apeirophobia


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apeirophobia

[ə‚pīr·ə′fōb·ē·ə]
(psychology)
Abnormal fear of infinity.
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is a fictional psychological thriller wrapped in the factual memoir of a chronic insomniac suffering from apeirophobia (the fear of infinity).
The theater participates in this double vision, as Kobialka notes, by "allay[ing] our apeirophobia (fear of infinity), even as it reinforces our thanatophobia (fear of death)" (24).