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Claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces)

What is the suffix of the word claustrophobia?


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Answered 2017-02-05 23:42:19

The "phobia" part is the suffix. The adjectival form replaces the final 'a' with 'c': '~phobic'.

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A sufferer from a phobia is a '~phobe'; so in our example, a 'claustrophobe'.

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