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Cosmophobia

ˈkɒzməfəʊbɪə

noun (also Cosmophobism)

fear of thinking about or discussing The Cosmos, often due to its incomprehensible nature and vastness.

Derivatives

  • Cosmophobic | ˈkɒzməfəʊbɪk | adjective
  • Cosmophobe | ˈkɒzməfəʊb | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix cosmo-, denoting The Cosmos, combined with the suffix -phobia denoting an extreme fear or aversion to something; meaning ‘treatise of all knowledge and doctrine.’ 
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