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  • IPA(key): /ˌhɒ.məˈfəʊ.bi.ə/, /ˌhəʊ.məˈfəʊ.bi.ə/
  • Rhymes: -əʊbiə

Etymology 1Edit

homo (from homosexual) +‎ -phobia, coined in 1971 by George Weinberg in Society and the Healthy Homosexual.

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homophobia (countable and uncountable, plural homophobias)

  1. (derogatory) Fear, dislike, or hatred of homosexuals.
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Etymology 2Edit

Latin homo (man) + -phobia (fear)

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homophobia (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, individual occurrences) A pathological fear of mankind.
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