Definition of Pyrophobia

1. Noun. A morbid fear of fire.

Generic synonyms: Simple Phobia



Definition of Pyrophobia

1. Noun. The hate, or an abnormal or even irrational fear of fires or flames. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrophobia

pyromucic
pyromucic acid
pyrone
pyrones
pyronine
pyronines
pyroninophilic
pyronomics
pyrope
pyropes
pyrophane
pyrophanite
pyrophanous
pyrophile
pyrophiles
pyrophobia (current term)
pyrophobic
pyrophone
pyrophones
pyrophore
pyrophores
pyrophoric
pyrophoric alloy
pyrophoric iron
pyrophoricity
pyrophorus
pyrophosphatase
pyrophosphatases
pyrophosphate
pyrophosphates

Literary usage of Pyrophobia

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1. Outlines of Psychiatry by William Alanson White (1915)
"agoraphobia (fear of wide or open spaces); claustrophobia (fear of narrow or closed spaces); pyrophobia (fear of fire); and so on indefinitely. ..."

2. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1893)
"... of Sedalia, Missouri, an interesting case of pyrophobia in a boy of ten years old. Day and night he was infested with fear of this kind. ..."

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