is a relatively normal and actually well documented persistent and irrational axiety of failing to complete a certain task or meet a specific standard. An example is the fear of failing an examination.

FEAR OF FAILURE: "A wide range of academics in universities will suffer from a degree of a fear of failure, where they are worried about failing and then losing funding for example."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FEAR OF FAILURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fear-of-failure/ (accessed July 9, 2020).