aquaphobia


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aquaphobia

(ˌækwəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal fear of water, esp because of the possibility of drowning. Compare hydrophobia2
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquaphobia - a morbid fear of drowningaquaphobia - a morbid fear of drowning    
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
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She started learning how to swim around the same time she started training for triathlons and occasionally has bouts of aquaphobia.
There were nine obstacles (Aquaphobia, The Human Ladder 2.0, Wipeout, The Trap, The Grinder, Power Drainer, The Weakest Link, Alzheimer, Breathless) for both male and female teams.
I am also aquaphobia; I'm afraid of sea, pool, and river.