[ air-uh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌɛər əˈfoʊ bi ə /
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a fear of or pathological sensitivity to drafts of air, gases, or airborne matter.
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OTHER WORDS FROM aerophobiaaer·o·pho·bic [air-uh-foh-bik, -fob-ik], /ˌɛər əˈfoʊ bɪk, -ˈfɒb ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for aerophobia
He was at the same time attacked by aerophobia to a prodigious degree.Louis Pasteur|Ren Vallery-Radot
At times his language on what he called aerophobia grew highly animated.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume II (of 2)|Wiliam Cabell Bruce
British Dictionary definitions for aerophobia
/ (ˌɛərəˈfəʊbɪə) /
a pathological fear of draughts of air
Derived forms of aerophobiaaerophobic, adjective
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Medical definitions for aerophobia
[ âr′ə-fō′bē-ə ]
An abnormal fear of air, especially drafts.
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