How Do You Spell IOPHOBIA?
The word "iophobia" is spelled as /aɪə(ʊ)ˈfəʊbɪə/. It is derived from the Greek word "io" which means "poison" or "rust" and "phobia" which means "fear" or "aversion" of something. The spelling of "iophobia" includes the vowels "i" and "o" which are pronounced as a diphthong, as in "pie" or "go". The stress is on the second syllable "o", as indicated by the accent mark. This word is used to describe an irrational or extreme fear of rust or poison.
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