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Phobia
fear, dislike, aversion
acrophobia
fear of being at great heights
agoraphobia
fear of open spaces
Anglophobia
dislike of England/the English
claustrophobia
fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
Germanophobia
dislike of Germany/ the Germans
hydrophobia
abnormal fear of water
rabies
monophobia
fear of being alone
photophobia
abnormal aversion to light
xenophobia
aversion to foreigners
Russophobe
one who dislikes russia/the Russians
phil (o)
loving, fond of
philanthropist
lover of humanity, person active in promoting human welfare
philanthropy
love of humanity, especially as shown in donatinos to charitable and socially usefully causes
misanthrope
hater of humanity
phiatelist
stamp collector
philately
collection and study of stamps
philharmonic
pertaining to a musical organization, such as a symphony rchestra
philhelleism
support of Greece/the greeks
philogyny
love of women
misogyny
hatred of women
philology
study (love ) of language and literature
philosopher
lover of, searcher for, wishdom or knowledge
person who regulates his or her life by the light of reason
Anglophile
supporter of England/ the English
audiophile
one who is enthusiastic about high-fielity sound reproduction on records and tapes
bibliophile
lover of books
Francophile
supporter of France/ the French
misandry
hatred of males
misogamy
jathatred of marriage
misology
hatred of argument, reasoning, or discussion
misanthropy
hatred of humanity
misoneism
hatred of anything new
mis
hate (opposite of phil)
dys
bad, ill, difficult
dysentery
inflammation of the large intestine
dysfunction
abnormal functioning, as of an organ of the body
dyslexia
impairment of the ability to read
dyslogistic
expressing disapproval or censure
uncomplimentary
eulogistic
expressing approval, complimentary
dyspepsia
difficult digestion, indigestion
dysphagia
difficulty in swallowing
dysphasia
speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
dysphoria
sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction
dystopia
imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful
utopia
imaginary place where living conditions are perfect
dystrophy
faulty nutrition
eu
good, well, advantageous (opposite of dys)
eugenics
science dealing with improving the hereditary qualities of the human race
eulogize
to speak or write in praise of someone
vilify
to speak or write badly of someone
eupepsia
good digestion
euphemism
substitution of a "good" expression for an unpleasant one
euphonious
pleasing in sound
cacophonous
not pleasing in sound
euphoria
sense of great happiness or well-being
euthanasia
controversial practice of mercifully putting to death a person suffering from an incurable, painfully distressing disease
euthenics
science dealing with improving living conditions
macro
large, long
micro
small, minute
macrocosm
great world, universe
microcosm
small world
macron
horizontal mark indicating that the vowel over which it is placed is long
macroscopic
large enough to be visible to the naked eye
microscopic
too small to be seen with the naked eye
microbe
microscopic living animal or plant
microorganism
microbicide
agent that destroys microbes
microdont
having small teeth
microfilm
film of very small size
microgram
millionth of a gram
micrometer
millionth of a meter
microorganism
miscriscopic living plant or animal
microsecond
millionth of a second
microsurgery
surgery with the aid of microscopes and minute instruments or laser beams
microvolt
millionth of a volt
microwatt
millionth of a watt
microwave
very short electromagnetic wave
microwave overn (cooks quickly using microwaves)
a (an)
not, without
amoral
not moral, without a sense of moral responsibility
amorphous
without definite shape or form
anarchy
total absense of rule or government
confusion
disorder
anemia
lack of a normal number of red blood cells
anesthesia
loss of feeling or sensation resulting from ether, chloroform, novocaine, etc.
anesthetic
drug that produces anesthesia
anhydrous
without waver
anomalous
not normal
anomaly
deviation from the common rule
anonymous
nameless
anoxia
deprevation of oxygen
apnea
temporarily stopping breathing
aseptic
free from disease-causing microorganisms
asymptomatic
showing no symptoms of disease
atheism
godless, denial that a Supreme Being exists
atrophy
lack of growth from disuse or want of nourishment
hypertrophy
enlargement of a body part from excessive use
atypical
unlike the typical
mono
one, single, alone
poly
many
monarchy
rule by a single person
polyarchy
rule by many people
monochromatic
of one color
polychromatic
of more than one color
monocle
eyeglass for one eye
monogamy
marriage with one mate at a time
polygamy
marriage with more than one mate at a time
monogram
two or more letters interwoven to represent a name
monograph
written account of a single thing or class of things
monolith
single stone of large size
monologue
long speech by one person in a gruop
monomania
excessive concentration on one idea or subject
monomorphic
having a single form
polymorphic
having more than one form
monosyllabic
having one syllable
polysyllabic
having more than 3 syllables
monotheism
belief that there is one good
polytheism
belief that there is more than one god
monotonous
continuing in an unchanging tone
wearying
polyarchy
rule by many
polyglot
person who speaks several languages
polygon
closed plane having many angles and therefore many sides
polyphonic
having many sounds or voices
homophonic
having the same sound
polytechnic
dealing with many technical arts or sciences