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A fear of reading; especially in public due to the anticipation of words that are difficult to pronounce or are unfamiliar to the reader.
When asked to read the Preamble to the Constitution, a student froze mid-sentence and fainted on stage. This was subsequently attributed to lexiphobia.
by Charlie A. Marsh April 06, 2008
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the fear of your ears becoming larger by the act of pushing them forward
She won't let anybody come near her ears on account of her lexiphobia,
by adambyah January 19, 2012
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