aquaphobia

[ak-wuh-foh-bee-uh, ah-kwuh‐]

Origin of aquaphobia

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British Dictionary definitions for aquaphobia

aquaphobia

noun
  1. an abnormal fear of water, esp because of the possibility of drowningCompare hydrophobia (def. 2)
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aquaphobia in Medicine

aquaphobia

[ăk′wə-fōbē-ə]
n.
  1. An abnormal fear of water.
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