An intense fear of robbers. See Scelerophobia.

The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology. 2014.

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  • Scelerophobia —    An intense fear of burglars. See Harpaxophobia …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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