cacophobia etymology

English word cacophobia comes from English nuptial, English caco- (Bad, defective.)

Detailed word origin of cacophobia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nuptial English (eng) Capable, or characteristic, of breeding.. Of or pertaining to wedding and marriage.
caco- English (eng) Bad, defective.
cacophobia English (eng) The fear of ugliness.

Words with the same origin as cacophobia

Descendants of nuptial
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Descendants of caco-
cacodemoniac cacodoxy cacoethics cacogastric cacogenesis cacographic cacography cacology cacotrophy