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Re: The suffix for 'dislike' [Re: Alex Williams] #171730
11/28/07 10:37 PM 11/28/07 10:37 PM
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 1 Friend
Hey go to this link:
and go to the area that says phobe. I think that might answer your question.
Re: The suffix for 'dislike' [Re: Friend] #171732
11/28/07 10:52 PM 11/28/07 10:52 PM
Joined: Apr 2000
this too shall pass tsuwm
this too shall pass
Quote:sometimes this Greek element means a strong dislike or hatred for something
and you'll see that if you look to many of the online phobia lists.
-joe (sesquipedalophilia) friday
Re: The suffix for 'dislike' [Re: tsuwm] #171733
11/29/07 12:49 AM 11/29/07 12:49 AM
Joined: Aug 2002
British Columbia, Canada Zed
British Columbia, Canada
or does that mis- the mark?
(still a pre- not a suf- though)
Last edited by Zed; 11/29/07 12:50 AM.
Re: The suffix for 'dislike' [Re: Alex Williams] #171742
11/29/07 11:52 AM 11/29/07 11:52 AM
Joined: Jun 2006
Netherlands, the Hague BranShea
Netherlands, the Hague
Originally Posted By: Alex Williamsthe politically-charged term "homophobia" comes to mind -- is up to the user I guess. Applying -phobe to everyday objects seems a bit like overkill in any case. Is our current POTUS a broccoliphobe or does he simply not care for broccoli. As for myself, I am definitely an okraphobe. Indeed, I fear the okra.
No : too strong
nausea. When I'm in a crowd I can get a light stroke of homonoia. I do like okra. I never have okranoia nor do I dislike spiders so I do not suffer from arachnonoia.
Homonoia: not in the mood, not having the right mind for people.
(though I keep saying dislike)
Last edited by BranShea; 11/30/07 01:41 AM.
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