Word of the Day – Ochlophobia

By October 11, 2017Word of the Day

Ochlophobia (noun)


An extreme or irrational fear of crowds.

Example sentences

“Her ochlophobia is so bad she finishes her Christmas shopping in August when the shops are quiet.”

Word of the Day – Anathema

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Anathema (noun)


Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.

Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.

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