aerophobia

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aer·o·pho·bi·a

 (âr′ə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of air, especially drafts.

aerophobia

(ˌɛərəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) a pathological fear of draughts of air
ˌaeroˈphobic adj

aerophobia

an abnormal dread of fresh air. — aerophobe, n.
See also: Atmosphere
Translations
Aerophobie
aerofobi
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