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An abnormal fear of high places.

ac′ro·phobe′ n.
ac′ro·pho′bic (-fō′bĭk) adj. & n.


a person who is abnormally afraid of heights
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AN ALPINIST'S DREAM AND AN ACROPHOBE'S NIGHTmare, the serrated ridgelines and bald granite peaks of southwestern Colorado s San Juan Mountains are spectacular even by the high standards of this mountainous state.
50 is more scenic, but it narrows to two lanes for the last 40 miles, and the precipitous descent from Echo Summit can make an acrophobe blanch.
Acrophobes, keep out, but it is from this height and in these depths that the statement unfolds.