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Sesquipedal(i)ophobia (alternatively, Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia) is the fear of long words,[1] a branch of logophobia. This term derives from sesquipedalian, which is a long word or a person who uses long words. A person suffering from this phobia is called sesquipedal(i)ophobic.

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  1. ^ "Medicine (S)". 

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