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Long Words Phobia (Hipopotomonstrosesquipedaliofobia)

Long Words Phobia

The  fear of long words or hipopotomonstrosesquipedaliofobia is characterized by intense fear and irrational fear of the possibility of having to pronounce long words in a speech or conversation. This fear appears both if the situation is real and if the subject imagines it and anticipates it even if it never happens. Usually the abbreviated term sesquipedaliofobia is […]

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