eremo-, erem-, eremi- (Greek: lonely, solitary; hermit; desert).
Pertaining to deserts or sandy regions.
1. In psychology, an irrational fear of being alone and of uninhabited places.
2. In biology, unable to thrive in desert areas.
eremite, eremitic, eremitical, eremitish:
Someone who lives in solitude, especially for religious reasons.
The state of a hermit; a living in seclusion from social life.
Growing or living in isolation; having a solitary existence.
A specialist in the science of desert life.
The study, or science, of desert life.
Living in desert regions.
A moss-like plant that grows in the desert.
Having no regularly arranged system of bristles; applied to flies.
One who studies deserts.
The study of deserts.
eremophile, eremophilous, eremophily:
1. Thriving in desert regions.
2. A morbid desire to be alone.
A person who is abnormally fearful of being alone or of being in uninhabited places.
A desert plant.