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Are you depressed (see 5, Table 1) or phobic (see 4.2, Table 1)?

These are people too hesitant, or phobic to commit themselves to the assumption of any kind of risk.

WORD ORIGIN

1888, from phobia + -ic. As a noun from 1968. The Greek adjective was phobetikos "liable to fear."

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