Translation of phobia in Spanish:


fobia, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfoʊbiə//ˈfəʊbɪə/


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    fobia feminine
    I have a phobia about snakes/flying les tengo fobia a las serpientes/los aviones
    • It accounts for most of our fears, even our likes and dislikes, and phobias.
    • Irrational fears and phobias, for example, are essentially habits of mind that we acquire, not feelings we were born with.
    • Sharron developed several phobias including claustrophobia and a feeling of uncleanliness no matter how often she washed.
    • If the object of the fear is easy to avoid, people with phobias may not feel the need to seek treatment.
    • Certainly, an excessive capacity for fear leads to all sorts of problems that many people would dearly love to be free of, such as phobias and panic attacks.
    • As I grew up and began to delve into myself a little more, I learnt the truth behind fears - from phobias to totally rational terrors.
    • The child may develop school phobias, compulsive eating or psychosomatic illnesses.
    • And because those thoughts are at the forefront of our minds, we forget to act on the other fears and phobias that need release.
    • Do you treat social phobias the same way you treat the other phobias, like a fear of heights, for example?
    • Benumbed fear often turns into panic, phobias, irrational prejudice, and violence.
    • Jane is one of thousands in this country who suffer from a phobia or obsessive compulsive disorder.
    • Fears and phobias and creative blocks spring to my mind.
    • Apart from health problems, it makes children superstitious and exposes them to morbid fears and phobias.
    • It is certainly possible to argue that neurotic symptoms, like phobias or obsessions, are strictly determined.
    • As for society, it needs to confront its petty phobias, paranoid fears and recognize the self in the other.
    • At this time, the patient is open to suggestion, and can be desensitised towards fears, phobias, pain and personal issues.
    • I am more stressed, more depressed and still suffer from various fears and phobias.
    • A phobia is an irrational, uncontrollable fear of a specific object or situation.
    • She and I share a lot of the same fears and phobias.
    • No matter how big or brave some of us appear to be, we all have our secret fears; phobias which reduce us to babbling physical wrecks.