Glossophobia is today’s, Word of the Day. Find below a table with more information about the word Glossophobia, including: word type, definition, pronunciation, origin, and examples. For a more complete list of phobias, read “Phobias – A Big List” and “Communication-Related Phobias.”
|Glossophobia||Noun||Fear of public speaking.||gloss-oh-foh-bee-uh|
|SOURCE||Comes from the Greek word, γλῶσσα glōssa, meaning tongue, and φόβος phobos, fear or dread|
|EXAMPLES||1) People with glossophobia should practice relaxation techniques before public speaking.
2) Glossophobia is often cited as the top phobia or fear of Americans followed by necrophobia, the fear of death.
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