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Gamophobia

Definition
noun
An abnormal fear of marriage or being married.
Supplement
Word origin: gamo > gamete: Ancient Greek γαμετης; translated gamete = wife, gametes = husband + phobia”, fear.
Related forms: gamophobic (adjective).
Synonym: gametophobia.

Compare: gamomania.


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