Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Whimsical Word of the Week

Nyctohylophobia -

the fear of dark woods or forests at night.

Example: the fantasy author's protagonist had a bad case of nyctohylophobia which added to the tension of the novel.

2 comments:

  1. I bet many people have this phobia, even if they can't pronounce it!

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    1. That's so funny, Theresa, I was afraid someone would ask me to pronounce it!

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