Test Prep Vocabulary – Root Words – “phobia”

A future SAT student? This child may be experiencing hypnophobia.

Today’s Root:  phobia

an exaggerated and/or unfounded fear

Word Building:

Kakorrhaphiophobia

arachnophobia

hypnophobia

Sample Sentence:

I hope my students do not experience ergophobia; not doing work interferes with hopes of getting higher test scores.

To read more about phobia related words, check out Merriam-Webster’s Halloween post!

Happy Halloween!

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