phengophobia


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phengophobia

[‚feŋ·gə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of daylight.
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With his life in tatters and phengophobia ruling his existence, Nesbitt's character Max Raban is forced to rummage through celebrities' bins at night in the hope of finding a juicy scoop.
Is it because his character suffers from phengophobia - a fear of sunlight?
James Nesbitt has a morbid fear of going out in daylight (that's phengophobia, quiz fans) but he can apparently overcome it by, erm, putting on a pair of sunglasses.