acrophobia


ac·ro·pho·bia

noun \ˌa-krə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Definition of ACROPHOBIA

:  abnormal dread of being in a high place :  fear of heights
ac·ro·phobe \ˈa-krə-ˌfōb\ noun
ac·ro·pho·bic \-bik\ adjective

Origin of ACROPHOBIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1888

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

ac·ro·pho·bia

noun \ˌak-rə-ˈfō-bē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACROPHOBIA

: abnormal or pathological dread of being in a high place : fear of heights
ac·ro·pho·bic \-bik\ adjective

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