Citations:carnophobia

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carnophobia ‎(uncountable)

  1. Aversion to flesh.
    • 1987, Tetsumaro Hayashi, Herman Melville: research opportunities and dissertation abstracts
      Unlike the ascetic idealists Emerson and Thoreau, Melville abandoned Pauline-Christian carnophobia and accepted man's body as part of his essential being.
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