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acrophobia

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noun ac·ro·pho·bia \ˌa-krə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Definition of acrophobia

  1. :  abnormal dread of being in a high place :  fear of heights

acrophobeplay \ˈa-krə-ˌfōb\ noun
acrophobicplay \-bik\ adjective


Origin of acrophobia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1888


Medical Dictionary

acrophobia

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noun ac·ro·pho·bia \ˌak-rə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Medical Definition of acrophobia

  1. :  abnormal or pathological dread of being in a high place :  fear of heights

acrophobic \-bik\play adjective



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