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feared word/feared sound

This term refers to a word or sound upon which the stutterer anticipates difficulty. Stutterers frequently attempt to avoid feared words and sounds by word substitutions, circumlocutions, or paraphrasing the utterance.

Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)

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