aquaphobia


aquaphobia
The fear of water

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Fear of water — An abnormal and persistent fear of water. Sufferers of aquaphobia experience anxiety even though they realize the water in an ocean, a river, a lake, a creek or even a bathtub may pose no imminent threat. They generally avoid such activities as… …   Medical dictionary

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