Example sentences for: phobia

How can you use “phobia” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Drug makers underwrite research into "social phobia" and stoke public hysteria with slogans such as "Imagine Being Allergic to People."

  • Still, Friday the 13 th phobia is widespread.

  • While we're at it, why not outlaw all words and expressions we've purloined over the years from specialized fields--such as melancholy, hectic, chronic , and allergic (medicine); leading question , time is of the essence (law); by and large, high and dry, slush fund, round robin, aloof (sailing); ego, extrovert, complex, phobia, psyche, depression, trauma, subconscious (same place as empathy); and many more of what Fowler called popularized technicalities.

  • Regarding my traveling companion: Bob forbade me from talking about his germ phobia, although it was kind of hard to understand what he was saying through that surgical mask he was wearing.

  • It has occurred to Prudie that maybe she's the secret love child of Howard Hughes because of her own slight phobia about germs.

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