ochlophobia \ok-luh-FOH-bee-uh, noun:
Psychiatry. an abnormal fear of crowds.
"The man’s got pedophobia, homichlophobia, dromophobia, xenophobia, ochlophobia, haphephobia, planomania, kleptophobia, thanatophobia, he’s an onychophagist, he’s got gerontophobia, but notice he has no dysphagia…”
— George Friel, Mr. Alfred, M.A., 1972
As the plane leveled her discomfort ebbed. Agoraphobia. Demophobia. Enochlophobia. Ochlophobia. She knew the terms but refused to label her condition a phobia.
— Rick Mofina, The Panic Zone, 2010
Ochlophobia entered English in the late 1800s from the Greek roots meaning “mob” and “fear.”