aquaphobia


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aquaphobia

(ˌækwəˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal fear of water, esp because of the possibility of drowning. Compare hydrophobia2
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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Aquaphobia consists of two levels of difficulty for children and adults.
Hypnotherapist Susan Hepburn says: Aquaphobia is a fear of water beyond the person's control.