What is another word for helminthophobia?

Pronunciation: [hˌɛlmɪnθəfˈə͡ʊbi͡ə] (IPA)

Helminthophobia is the fear of worms or parasitic creatures, and it is a real phobia that can cause severe anxiety and distress. However, there are several other words that can be used to describe the fear of these creatures. These include vermiphobia, which specifically refers to the fear of worms, and parasitophobia, which is the fear of parasites in general. Other synonyms for helminthophobia include entomophobia, the fear of insects, and acarophobia, the fear of mites and ticks. These phobias can be debilitating and can impact an individual's quality of life, so it is essential to seek professional help if such fears come in the way of everyday life.

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What are the hypernyms for Helminthophobia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    arachnophobia, fear of fleas, fear of insect larvae, fear of insects, fear of mites, fear of parasites, fear of ticks, fear of worms.

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