leptophobic etymology

English word leptophobic comes from English -phobic, English lepto- ((physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.)

Detailed word origin of leptophobic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-phobic English (eng) Used as a synonym of -phobe to form nouns.. Used to form adjectives meaning of a fear of a specific thing.. Used to form adjectives meaning of hate directed towards a particular type of person (due to fear of that type of person).
lepto- English (eng) (physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.
leptophobic English (eng) (physics) That does not couple strongly with leptons.

Words with the same origin as leptophobic

Descendants of -phobic
Iranophobic Persophobic acrophobic ailurophobic atheophobic carbophobic carcinophobic computerphobic electrophobic heliophobic hodophobic homophobic iconophobic ionophobic neophobic ophidiophobic ophiophobic philophobic photophobic pornophobic queerphobic taxaphobic transphobic xenophobic xyrophobic
Descendants of lepto-
leptocephalic leptochlorite leptocurare leptocystidium leptocyte leptogenesis leptogenic leptogluon leptokurtic leptokurtosis leptokurtotic leptomorphic leptophilic leptoproduction leptoquark leptosome leptosporangium