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Phobia

(ROOT OR NOUN)
Fear, dislike, aversion
Acrophobia
NOUN

Fear of being at a great height
Agoraphobia
NOUN

Fear of open spaces
Anglophobia
NOUN

Dislike of England or the English

Ant. Anglophilia
Claustrophobia
NOUN

Fear of enclosed or narrow spaces
Germanophobia
NOUN

Dislike of Germany or the Germans

Ant. Germanophilia
Hydrophobia
NOUN

1.) Dread of water
2.) Rabies
Monophobia
NOUN

Fear of being alone
Photophobia
NOUN

Aversion to light
Xenophobia
NOUN

Aversion to foreigners
Russophobe
NOUN

One who dislikes Russia or the Russians

Ant. Russophile
Root- Phil (Philo)
Loving, fond of
Philanthropist
NOUN

Lover of humanity; person acrive in promoting human welfare

Ant. Misanthrope
Philanthropy
NOUN

Love of humanity, especially as shown in donations to charitable and socially useful causes

And. Misanthropy
Philatelist
NOUN

Stamp collector
Philately
NOUN

Collection and study of stamps
Philharmonic
ADJECTIVE

Pertaining to a musical organization, such as a symphony orgestra (originally "loving music")
Philhellenism
NOUN

Support of Greece or the Greeks
Philogyny
NOUN

Love of women

Ant. Misogyny
Philology
NOUN

Study (love) of language and literature
Philosopher
NOUN

Lover of, or searcher for, wisdom or knowledge; person who regulates his or her life by the light of reason.
Anglophile
NOUN

Supporter of England or the English

Ant. Anglophobe
Audiophile
NOUN

One who is enthusisastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction
Bibliophile
NOUN

Lover of books

Ant. Bibliophobe
Francophile
NOUN

Supporter of France or the French

Ant. Francophobe
Sinophile
NOUN

Supporter of China or the Chinese
Root- Mis
Hate

Opposite of "Phil"
Eulogize
VERB

Write or speak in praise of someone

Ant. Vilify
Misandry
NOUN

Hatred of males
Misanthrope
NOUN

Hater of humanity

Ant. Philanthropist
Eupepsia
NOUN

Good digestion

Ant. Dyspepsia
Misanthropy
NOUN

Hatred of humanity

Ant. Philanthropy
Misogamy
NOUN

Hatred of marriage
Euphemism
NOUN

Substitution of a "good" expression for an unpleasant one. (ex. custodian instead of janitor)
Misogyny
NOUN

Hatred of women

Ant. Philogyny
Misology
NOUN

Hatred of argument, reasoning, or discussion
Misoneism
NOUN

Hatred of anything new
Euphonious
ADJECTIVE

Pleasing in sound

Ant. Cacophonous
Root- Dys
Bad, ill, difficult
Dysentery
NOUN

Inflammation of the large intestine
Euphoria
NOUN

Sense of great happiness or well being

Ant. Dysphoria
Dysfunction
NOUN

Abnormal functioning, as of an organ of the body
Euthanasia
NOUN

Controversial practice of mercifully putting to death a person suffering from an incurable, painfully distressing disease (literally, advantageous death)
Dyslexia
NOUN

Impairment of the ability to read
Dyslogistic
ADJECTIVE

Expressing disapproval of censure; uncomplimentary

Ant. Eulogistic
Dyspepsia
NOUN

1.) Difficult digestion; indigestion (ant. eupepsia)
2.) Ill humor; disgruntlement
Euthenics
NOUN

Science dealing with improving living conditions
Dysphagia
NOUN

Difficulty in swallowing
Dysphasia
NOUN

Speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
Root- Macro
Large, long
Dysphoria
NOUN

Sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction

Ant. Euphoria
Macro
NOUN

Computer instruction standing for a series of steps
Dystopia
NOUN

Imaginary place where living conditions are dreadful

Ant. Utopia
Dystrophy
NOUN

1.) Faulty nutrition
2.) Muscle disorder
Root- Eu
Good, well, advantageous

Opposite of "Dys"
Macron
NOUN

Horizontal mark indicating that the vowel over which it is placed is long
Eugenics
NOUN

Science dealing with improving hereditary qualities (e.g. of the human race)
Macroscopic
ADJECTIVE

Large enough to be visible to the naked eye

Ant. Microscopic
Microbe
NOUN

Microscopic life form; microorganism; germ
Microbicide
NOUN

Agent that destroys microbes
Microdont
ADJECTIVE

Having small teeth
Microfilm
NOUN

Film of very small size
Microgram
NOUN

Millionth of a gram
Root- Micro
Small, minute
Micrometer
NOUN

1.) Millionth of a meter
2.) Instrument for measuring small lengths
Microorganism
NOUN

Microscopic animal or plant
Macrocosm
NOUN

Great world, universe

Ant. Microcosm
Microsecond
NOUN

Millionth of a second
Microsurgery
NOUN

Surgery with the aid of microscoopes and minute instruments or laser beams
Microvolt
NOUN

Millionth of a volt
Microwatt
NOUN

Millionth of a watt
Microwave
NOUN

1.) Very short electromagnetic wave
2.) Microwave oven