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To help the needle-phobic, McMurtry says that vaccination sites should let people know ahead of time which questions they’ll be asked and what accommodations can be made for them.

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She will allow that over the years her initially phobic view of Germans has moderated.

If Leonard was your boyfriend, you would call him commitment-phobic: he recorded and recorded but seemed never to release.

We are phobic about flying, but not about driving - although driving is vastly more dangerous.

On cue, they were eaten by the vitamin- and-fiber-phobic comedian.

As any bride-to-be knows, men can be notoriously commitment phobic.

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.

With tobacco-phobic pamphlets by the learnd prigs who fight you!


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phobic, such as: afraid, anxious, apprehensive, discomposed, disquieted, and disturbed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.