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Word: acrophobia

Definition: fear of heights


Sentences Containing 'acrophobia'

Fear of flying may be a distinct phobia in itself, or it may be an indirect combination of one or more other phobias related to flying, such as claustrophobia (a fear of enclosed spaces) or acrophobia (a fear of heights).
There are online versions of Acronymble played under a number of different names, Acrophobia being the most popular.

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