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-philiaphilia-philearachnophilesgypsophileslogophilelovingphilicphiloφιλος, philos
Suffixes with the common part -phil- (-phile, -philia, -phily, -philic) are used to specify some kind of attraction or affinity to something.wikipedia
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List of phobias

fear of batsornithophobia-phobia
They are antonymic to suffixes -phob-.
The suffix is antonymic to -phil-.

Philia

brotherly lovephileoaffectionate regard
The suffix and prefix are derived from the Ancient Greek word philia, "love, affection".
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Nucleophile

nucleophilicnucleophilic attacknucleophilicity
Nucleophile: a substance having an affinity for positive charge. Antonym: electrophile
The word nucleophile is derived from nucleus and the Greek word φιλος, philos for love.

Zoophilia

bestialityzoophilesex with animals
Ornithophilia: love of birds
The term zoophilia derives from the combination of two nouns in Greek: ζῷον (zṓion, meaning "animal") and φιλία (philia, meaning "(fraternal) love").

Oenophilia

oenophileoenophileswine aficionado
Oenophilia: love of wine
Oenophilia (Greek for the love (philia) of wine (oinos)) is a love of wine.

Homophile

homophile movementhomophiliahomophilic
Homophile: a term used to refer to gay people or those who supported homosexuality, prior to gay liberation and other LGBT social movements
The term homophile is favoured by some because it emphasizes love ("-phile" from Greek φιλία) rather than sex.

Glossophilia

Glossophilia: love of languages
-philia as a suffix

Erotophilia

erotophilic
Erotophilia: a personality trait which assesses an individual's disposition to respond to sexual cues
The word erotophilia is derived from the name of Eros, the Greek god of romantic love, and philia, an ancient Greek word for love.

Opposite (semantics)

antonymantonymsopposite
They are antonymic to suffixes -phob-.

Ancient Greek

GreekClassical GreekGr.
The suffix and prefix are derived from the Ancient Greek word philia, "love, affection".

Acidophile

acidophilicacidophilesacidophilous
Acidophilia, acidophile: preference of acidic conditions. Antonyms: Acidophobia and acidophobe

Acidophobe

acidophobiaAcidophobia/Acidophobicand acidophobe
Acidophilia, acidophile: preference of acidic conditions. Antonyms: Acidophobia and acidophobe

Alkaliphile

alkaliphilic
Alkaliphilia, alkaliphile: preference of alkaline environments

Anemophily

wind-pollinatedanemophilouswind pollination
Anemophily: a form of pollination whereby pollen is distributed by wind

Capnophile

capnophiliccapnophilesCO2
Capnophile: microorganism that thrives in the presence of high concentrations of carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide

CO 2 CO2carbon dioxide (CO 2 )
Capnophile: microorganism that thrives in the presence of high concentrations of carbon dioxide

Protea

King ProteasHighveld proteaProtea cryophila
Cryophilia, cryophilic, cryophile: preference for cold environments, climates, objects and low temperatures; e.g., Protea cryophila (Snow Protea)

Dendrophilia (paraphilia)

Dendrophiliafather was a tree
Dendrophilia, dendrophilic, dendrophile: preference of trees or other plants

Dendrophile

Dendrophilia, dendrophilic, dendrophile: preference of trees or other plants

Entomophily

entomophilousinsect-pollinatedentomogamy
Entomophilous: adapted for pollination by insects

Extremophile

extremophilesextremophilicpolyextremophile
Extremophilia, extremophile: preference of living extremal conditions for some microorganisms

Geophilic

geophile
Geophilia, geophilic, geophile: preferring to organisms that prefer the soil

Halophile

halophilichalophilesextreme salt concentrations
Halophilia, halophile: attraction to salt or salt-water

Hyperthermophile

hyperthermophilichyperthermophileshyperthermophilic bacteria
Hyperthermophilia, hyperthermophile, hyperthermophilic: organisms that thrive in extremely hot environments

Lithophile

lithophiliclitophilic
Lithophilia, lithophile, litophilic: preference or affinity to stones