It was when anthropophobia set in, when he was made uneasy by people who walked too close to him, that, sagely viewing his list and seeing how many phobias were now checked, he permitted himself to rest.
There are no more uses of "phobia" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
I stopped letting anyone take pictures of me a while ago. I guess you could call it a phobia.
R.J. Palacio -- Wonder
No, actually, it’s not a phobia. It’s an "aversion," which is a word I just learned in Mr. Browne’s class.