is "trypophobia" a word?

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is "trypophobia" a word?

Postby Mars80 » 2016-11-05, 23:03

is "trypophobia" a word? i've seen it used online for the fear of holes. however no dictionaries recognize it.

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Re: is "trypophobia" a word?

Postby OyVey » 2016-11-06, 3:35

Apparently it was coined in the 2000s. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trypophobia
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Re: is "trypophobia" a word?

Postby TheStrayCat » 2016-11-06, 19:05

Of course it is! Google the images if you doubt. ;)
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