Definitions

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  • n. Fear of one’s home.
  • n. A feeling of powerlessness to prevent cataclysmic environmental change, apocalypse, etc.

Etymologies

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eco- + -phobia, from Ancient Greek: οἶκος (oikos, "house") and φόβος (phobos, "fear").

Examples

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  • Ecophobia, let it be said

    Won’t trouble a sensible head.

    It’s madness abounding

    To fear your surrounding;

    An asinine instance of dread.

    December 28, 2017

  • JM knows there is no fear like ecophobia.

    April 24, 2010