Aerophobic - definition of aerophobic by The Free Dictionary
aerophobia (redirected from aerophobic)
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An abnormal fear of air, especially drafts.
(Psychiatry) a pathological fear of draughts of air
an abnormal dread of fresh air. — aerophobe, n.See also: Atmosphere
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The group gathered having coffee were a mixed-bunch - one fellow aerophobic
said: "I was expecting a room full of crazies.
said her problem has become worse with time and is totally unsure how to beat it.
Most are alarmed by air disasters, but common causes are down to a bad personal experience or a fellow aerophobic
o In the past, aerophobics
had to resort to a stiff drink or even asking their doctor for sedatives but experts now advise avoiding these because of an increased risk of deep p vein thrombosis during and after the flight.