aerophobia

noun aero·pho·bia \ ˌer-ō-ˈfō-bē-ə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of aerophobia

: fear or strong dislike of flying

aerophobe

play \ˈer-ō-ˌfōb\ noun

aerophobic

play \ˌer-ō-ˈfō-bik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of aerophobia

earlier, "fear of drafts or fresh air," borrowed from New Latin aërophobia, from aëro- aero- + -phobia -phobia


Medical Dictionary

aerophobia

noun aero·pho·bia \ ˌar-ō-ˈfō-bē-ə, ˌer- \

medical Definition of aerophobia

1 : abnormal or excessive fear of drafts or of fresh air
2 : fear or strong dislike of flying

aerophobic

play \-bik\ adjective

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