ephebiphobia

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἔφηβος (éphēbos, youth) +‎ -phobia. The coinage of this term is attributed to a 1994 article by Kirk Astroth published in Phi Delta Kappan.[1]

NounEdit

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ephebiphobia (plural ephebiphobias)

  1. An irrational fear of adolescent people.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gough, P. (2000) "Detoxifying Schools." Phi Delta Kappan. March 1, 2000.
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