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Acrophobia(n)
Fear of heights
Agorophobia(n)
Fear of wide open spaces
Anglophobia(n)
Fear or dislike of the English
claustrophobia(n)
Fear of enclosed spaces
Germanophobia
Fear or dislike of the Germans
hydrophobia(n)
1. Fear of water
2. Rabies
Monophobia(n)
Fear of being alone
Phobia(n)
Fear: dread: aversion
photophobia(n)
morbid aversion to light
xenophobia(n)
Aversion to foreigners
philanthropist(n)
Lover of humanity; erson active in promoting the wlefare of other human beings
philanthropy(n)
Love of humanity; especially as shown in donations to charitable and socially useful causes.
philatelist(n)
stamp collector
Philately(n)
Collection and study of stamps.
philharmonic(adj)
ptertaining to a musical organization, such as a symphony.
Philhellenism(n)
Support of Greece
Philogyny(n)
Love of women
Philology(n)
Love of language or literature.
Philosopher(n)
Love of or search of wisdom/knowledge; person who regulates his or her life based on the light of reason
Anglophile(n)
Lover or supporter of the English
Audiophile(n)
One who is enthusiastic about high-fidelity sound reproduction on records/tapes
Bibliophile(n)
Lover of books
Francophile(n)
Lover or supporter of the French
Misandry(n)
Hatred of men
Misanthrope(n)
Hater of humanity
Misanthropy(n)
Hatred of humanity
Misogamy(n)
Hatred of marriage
Misogyny(n)
Hatred of women
Misology(n)
Hatred of argument, reasoning, or discussion
Misoneism(n)
Hatred of new things
Dysentery(n)
Inflammation of the large intestine
Dysfunction(n)
Abnormal functioning
Dyslexia(n)
Impairment of the ability to read
Dyslogistic(adj)
Expressing disapproval or censure; uncomplimentery
Dyspepsia(n)
Difficult digestion; indigestion
Dysphagia(n)
Difficulty swallowing
Dysphasia(n)
Speech difficulty resulting from an injury to the brain
Dysphoria(n)
Sense of great unhappiness or dissatisfaction
Dystopia(n)
Imaginery place where living conditions are awful
Dystrophy(n)
Faulty nutrition
Eugenics(n)
Science dealing with improving the hereditary qualites of the human race
Eulogize(n)
Write or speak in praise of someone
Eupepsia(n)
good digestion
Euphemism(n)
Substitution of a good job expression for an unpleasent one
Euphonious(adj)
Pleasing in sound
Euphoria(n)
Sense of great happiness or well-being
Euthanasia(n)
Controversial practice of mercifully putting to death a person suffering from an incurable, painful disease
Euthenics(n)
Sciene dealing with improving living conditions
Macrocosm(n)
Great world; universe
Macron(n)
Horizontal mark indicating that the vowel over which it is placed is long
Macroscopic(n)
Large enough to be seen by the naked eye
Microbe(n)
Microscopic living animal or plant; microorganism
Microbicide(n)
Agent that destroys microbes
Microdont(adj)
Having small teeth
Microfilm(n)
Film of a very small size
Microgram(n)
Millionth of a gram
Micrometer(n)
Millionth of a meter
Microorganism(n)
Microscopic living animal or plant
Microsecond(n)
millionth of a second
Microsurgery(n)
Surgery with the aid of microscopes and minute instruments or laser beams
Microvolt(n)
Millionth of a volt
Microwatt(n)
Millionth of a watt
Microwave(n)
1. Very short electromagnetic wave
2. Microwave oven
Amoral(adj)
Not moral; without sense of moral responsibility
amorphous(adj)
Without having definite shape or form
anarchy(n)
Total absence of rule of government; confusion; disorder
Anemia(n)
Lack of a normal number of red blood cells
Anesthesia(n)
Loss of feeeling sensation from ether, chloroform, novocaine, etc.
Anesthetic(n)
Drug that produces anesthesia
Anhydrus(adj)
Destitute of water
Anomaly(n)
Deviation of common rule
Anomalous(adj)
Not normal; abnormal
Anonymous(adj)
Nameless, of unknown or unamed origin
Anoxia(n)
Deprivation of oxygen
Apnea(n)
Temporary cessation of breathing
Aspectic(adj)
Free from disease-causing microorganisms
Asymptomatic(adj)
Showing no symptons of disease
Atheism(n)
Godlessness; denial of the existence of a supreme being
Atrophy(n)
Lack of growth from disease
Atypical(adj)
Unlike the typical
Monarchy(n)
Rule of a single person
Monochromatic(adj)
Of one color
Monocle(n)
Eyeglass for one eye
Monogamy(n)
Marriage with one mate at a time
Monogram(n)
Two or more letters interwoven to represent a name
Monograph(n)
Written accountof a single thing on a class of things
Monolith(n)
Single stone of a large size
Monologue(n)
Long speech by one person in a group
Monomania(n)
Excessive concentration on one idea or subject
Monomorphic(adj)
Having a single form
Monosyllabic(adj)
Having one syllable
Monotheism(n)
Belief that there is one God
Monotonous(adj)
Continuing in an unchanging tone; wearying
Polyarchy(n)
Rule by many
Polychromatic(adj)
Having a variety of colors
Polygamy(n)
Marriage to severak mates at time
Polygot(adj)
Speaking several languages
Polygot(n)
Person who speaks several languages
Polymorphic(adj)
Having many forms
Polyphonic(adj)
Having many sounds or voices
Polysyllabic(adj)
Having many syllables
Polytechnic(adj)
Dealing with many technical arts or sciences
Polytheism(adj)
Belief that there are many Gods