What does FOMO stand for?

Fear of missing out

FOMO means fear of missing out. It is a phobia or fear that you will miss out on some important social or business event. The acronym is also commonly used with sports such as hockey (FOMOH) and football (FOMOF).


I decided to go to the game, even though it's likely going to be a blowout. My FOMO is too high.
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FOMO means fear of missing out

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Updated November 8, 2018

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