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- n. Abnormal fear of insects or similar arthropods
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- n. a morbid fear of insects
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But some of us have a more serious fear, a condition called entomophobia, a deep-seated fear of insects.
So far his list includes: fear of being trapped (claustrophobia), fear of dolls (pediophobia), and fear of ladders (stepnophobia) -- also entomophobia, illyngophobia and sitophobia (insects, dizzyness and eating, respectively).
The answer, well, I can't even see it, entomophobia.
Every time I come across it, it usually means some kind of entomophobia.
Providing you don't suffer from entomophobia, the ladybug II and firefly speakers from Vestalife may be the answer to getting more sound out of your iPhone or iPod.
His friend also brought his brother who suffers from insectophobia or entomophobia, depending on who you talk to.
Little Bugger - Preview [iPhone]: Gorgeous black and white pixel aesthetic meets entomophobia
This fear is extremely hard to avoid, as bugs are all around us, so people with entomophobia may counter their phobia by carrying tons of OFF ™ or other bug repellent.