meaning of Arachnophobia

Arachnophobia meaning in Medical Dictionary

An abnormal and persistent anxiety about spiders. Individuals from arachnophobia experience excessive anxiety, while they realize the risk of encountering a spider and being harmed by it is small or nonexistent. They could prevent going barefoot and may also be especially aware whenever taking showers or engaging in and up out of bed.

Arachnophobia meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1925, from brush. type of arachnid + -phobia "fear."

Arachnophobia meaning in General Dictionary

a morbid anxiety about spiders

Arachnophobia - German to English

Arachnophobia [Frank Marshall]