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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The group gathered having coffee were a mixed-bunch - one fellow aerophobic said: "I was expecting a room full of crazies.
The aerophobic said her problem has become worse with time and is totally unsure how to beat it.
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.