acrophobia

noun ac·ro·pho·bia \ ˌa-krə-ˈfō-bē-ə \

Definition of acrophobia

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

acrophobe

play \ˈa-krə-ˌfōb\ noun

acrophobic

play \-bik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of acrophobia

borrowed from Italian acrofobia, from acro- acro- + -fobia -phobia


Medical Dictionary

acrophobia

noun ac·ro·pho·bia \ ˌak-rə-ˈfō-bē-ə \

medical Definition of acrophobia

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

acrophobic

play \-bik\ adjective

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