One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1An irrational fear held by a society as a whole (rare).
2Psychiatry a disorder characterized by extreme anxiety about, and usually avoidance of, specific social situations or general social contact, especially because of fear of possible embarrassment or criticism; (also) a specific fear of a social situation held by a person with this disorder.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Philosophical, Psychological and Scientific Methods.
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