- over 400 unique fears and phobias, with alternative names and spellings;
- always find what you’re looking for: browse and search fears by name, definitions or tags;
- over 100 cool images, interesting notes and related links;
- an all-new, challenging quiz game
You’ve probably heard of Arachnophobia, the fear of spiders. But what are the names of other common fears, such as the fear of heights, or fear of the dark? A huge number of fears, whether common or bizarre, have their own names. iFear has more than 400 of them!
Most of us are afraid of sharks but… did you know that the irrational fear of sharks is called Selachophobia? Did you know that there are people living hundreds of miles away from the sea who refuse to swim in a pool or even to have a bath because of their phobia? Read facts and curious info about dozens of fears!
No, in iFear you will not see what you fear the most: that wouldn’t be very nice, would it? Instead we’ve found cool, funny images related to many dictionary fears!
With iFear you can also learn while browsing the dictionary. So why don’t test your new knowledge of phobias with the iFear quiz game?
The iFear dictionary is much more than a list of phobias. We have organized and edited over 400 names of fears.
The iFear dictionary allows you to browse and search fears in 3 different view modes:
Phobias: a classical dictionary view of all the fear names, with alternative names and spellings.
Fear of… what is the fear about? Cats, needles, the number 8? Look for the subject of your fear in this view mode.
Tags: we have assigned tags to fears, so that you can find all fears concerning “health” or “animals”, for example, together. This organizes knowledge and makes it easier for you to use the dictionary. In iFear you will find the following categories of fear:
animals – people – nature – health – social – senses – invisible – religious – places – body – ideas – death – words – numbers – situations – things – supernatural
iFear features a quiz game with a whole new subject: fears. Lots of them!
Put your knowledge phobias to the test! Answer questions on names, definitions, tags, images and more. The iFear dictionary allows for a huge number of different challenging questions, with optional music and sound effects. Your best score is recorded.
WHY SHOULD YOU GET iFEAR?
It’s a dictionary… no more perplexity when you hear or read something like ACROPHOBIA… with iFear in the palm of your hand you might even find out that it concerns you!
but much more than a dictionary: images, notes and links mean iFear is fun for a quick browse anytime.
You’re interested in the human mind: a fears dictionary is a small but wide-open window into the human mind and behaviour. You’ll be amazed by what you read and you will see your own or your friend’s fears in a whole new way.
You love quiz games: you’ve played them all (sports, movies, music, etc.). Well, here’s the iFear Quiz. Try mastering this one!
over 400 unique fears, with alternative names and spellings
always find what you’re looking for: browse and search fears by name, definitions or tags
over 100 cool images, interesting notes and related links
Ultralingua, makers of popular download and online dictionaries, has released the much-anticipated update to its iPhone dictionary applications. Ultralingua dictionaries for iPhone are now compatible with the iPhone OS 3.0 operating system.
Ultralingua offers two lines of dictionaries that use the same advanced dictionary and conjugation engines. All Ultralingua-powered dictionaries offer the same feature-rich, easy-to-use interface, tailored to your favorite platform.
Ultralingua titles offer thorough references with indications of context and usage; Collins titles offer premium content with even more richly edited entries.
Each contains up to 250,000 entries per language, along with idiomatic expressions, technical terms, and slang. Users can use the Verb Book function to
Version 1.2 includes Verb Book and iPhone 3.0 compatibility
view any form of a word (in most languages) when searching — from subjunctive to feminine plural.
Available language sets include English, French, French-English, Spanish-English, German-English, Italian-English, Portuguese-English, Latin-English, French-Spanish, French-Italian, French-German, Spanish-German, Spanish-Portuguese, English-Esperanto, and English-Klingon.
AiMusic, LLC is pleased to announce the release of Perfect Rhyme 1.0, the rhyming dictionary for the iPhone and iPod touch, available now on the App Store.
Perfect Rhyme™ is an American English rhyming dictionary that delivers “perfect rhymes” — the kind of rhyme that songwriters and poets usually try to find if possible.
A perfect rhyme is made by two words that share the same stressed vowels and ending sounds, such as the pair “sing” and “wing.” An example of an imperfect rhyme is “wing” and “caring”.
To use, simply start typing in the word you want to rhyme. Once you have typed enough letters and you see the word in the list, simply select the word. The rhymes will appear, unless you select a word like “orange”, of course! Browse the rhymes alphabetically, or skip to words of a particular number of syllables.
Includes common acronyms, names, plural forms
Multiple pronunciations provided, as in Perfect and Perfect(2)
Ideal for songwriters, rappers
No user configuration required
Quick search for words — no need to type in the whole word
Scrolling list for easy browsing of rhymes
Browse by number of syllables
Smart capitalization of words for maximum readability
Brought to you by AiMusic, LLC, a company specializing in creativity support tools for musicians.