syphilophobia


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syphilophobia

[‚sif·ə·lə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of syphilis.
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(3.) See Wolfreys for discussions of the unnamed sin as syphilis within the context of Elaine Showalter's claims about syphilophobia in other Victorian novels (12-13).