phobia definition

  • noun:
    • A persistent, irregular, and unreasonable anxiety about a certain thing or circumstance that compels anyone to avoid it, inspite of the awareness and reassurance that it is risk-free.
    • a good concern, dislike, or aversion.
    • An irrational or obsessive concern or anxiety, often of or about something specific.
    • Any morbid uncontrollable fear or anxiety.
    • an anxiety condition described as extreme and unreasonable anxiety about easy things or social situations

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