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deipnophobia

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

deipno- (dinner-) +‎ phobia (fear of; dread of)

NounEdit

deipnophobia (plural deipnophobias)

  1. (rare) A fear of dinner or large meals.
  2. (rare) A fear of banquets or dinner parties.
    • 1891 June 23, The Daily News, 4/8
      People who heartily sympathise with the ‘deipnophobia’ of Gordon.