noun Date: 1925 pathological fear or loathing of spiders • arachnophobe nounarachnophobic adjective or noun

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  • Arachnophobia — (from Greek arachne (αράχνη), spider and phobia (φοβία), fear ) is a specific phobia, an abnormal fear of spiders. It is among the most common of all phobias. The reactions of arachnophobics often seem irrational to others (and sometimes to the… …   Wikipedia

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  • arachnophobia — ► NOUN ▪ extreme fear of spiders. DERIVATIVES arachnophobe noun arachnophobic adjective. ORIGIN from Greek arakhn spider …   English terms dictionary

  • Arachnophobia — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Arachnophobia Originaltitel: Arachnophobia Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1990 Länge: 105 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arachnophobia — Arachnophobie (film)  Cet article concerne le film. Pour la phobie psychologique, voir Arachnophobie. Arachnophobie Titre original Arachnophobia Réalisation Frank Marshall Acteurs principaux Jeff Daniels …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Arachnophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of spiders. Sufferers from arachnophobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize the risk of encountering a spider and being harmed by it is small or nonexistent. They may avoid going barefoot and may be… …   Medical dictionary

  • Arachnophobia (video game) — Arachnophobia is a video game based on the film Arachnophobia . It was developed by BlueSky Software and Disney for the DOS, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, and Amiga platforms.The player assumes the role of Delbert McClintock, a bug exterminator and… …   Wikipedia

  • Arachnophobia (disambiguation) — Arachnophobia may refer to one of the following: *Arachnophobia, fear of spiders * Arachnophobia (film), a 1990 American comedy horror film starring Jeff Daniels. * Arachnophobia (video game) …   Wikipedia

  • Arachnophobia (film) — Infobox Film name = Arachnophobia caption = Theatrical release poster. director = Frank Marshall producer = Don Jakoby Richard Vane Steven Spielberg (executive producer) writer = Story: Don Jakoby Al Williams Screenplay: Don Jakoby Wesley Strick… …   Wikipedia

  • Arachnophobia (Film) — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Arachnophobia Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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