Agoraphobia Definition

ăgər-ə-fōbē-ə, ə-gôrə-
noun
An abnormal fear of being in open or public places.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Agoraphobia

Noun

Singular:
agoraphobia
Plural:
agoraphobias

Origin of Agoraphobia

  • From Latin agoraphobia, from Ancient Greek ἀγορά (agorá, “agora (gathering of people or place of gathering)”) + φόβος (phobos, “fear”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek agorā marketplace ger- in Indo-European roots –phobia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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