PUBLIC-SPEAKING ANXIETY

Generally regarded as a form of social phobia, public-speaking anxiety is the fear that appearing before the public while giving a speech or presentation will result in being ridiculed by the audience.

PUBLIC-SPEAKING ANXIETY: "Despite her public speaking anxiety, Lisa was able to hold it together for her talk on fund-raising at the library."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PUBLIC-SPEAKING ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/public-speaking-anxiety/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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