necrophobia

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necrophobia

[‚nek·rə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
Abnormal dread of death and of dead bodies.
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Here, it seems that the poet's sense of life and thanatophobia are closely connected with the beloved.
Given that most of us don't exactly enjoy pondering our own inevitable demise, we might expect the most common fear to be of death (thanatophobia).
Claustrophobia was fifth, with fear of dying (thanatophobia) and fear of heights, germs, strangers and vomit also appearing among the top 10 terrors.