PRONUNCIATION: (ZEN-uh-FO-bee-uh, ZEE-nuh-)

MEANING: noun: A fear or hatred of people from other countries or cultures.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek xeno- (foreign) + -phobia (fear). Earliest documented use: 1909.

XEROPHOBIA - You mustn't divide by 0, I'm afraid !

OXENOPHOBIA - spooked by...you get the idea. Hates boustrephedon, even.

XENONPHOBIA - scared silly by an inert gas

OENOPHOBIA - violent opposition to mild alcoholic beverages, even the with dinner

XENOPHONIA - speaking in an alien language such as Klingon