Definitions

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  • n. A person who suffers from acrophobia, a fear of heights.

Etymologies

acro- + -phobe (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I'm an acrophobe, and this is the kind of nightmare I get.

    The Pursuit of Happiness.

  • That I'm an acrophobe tends to complicate things a bit.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • As an acrophobe I can't wait to get the bejeezus scared out of me with the sky cell scenes.

    Which episode will GRRM write?

  • Trite, perhaps, and certainly nothing new to your average acrophobe, but I suddenly realize the utterly bizarre reality that multiple tons of steel, clothing and human flesh have managed to reach an altitude most birds could never hope to reach.

    by An Xiao

  • But a hemophobe would no more have cut her own wrists than a pnigophobe would have tied a plastic bag over her head or an acrophobe would have thrown himself off a roof.

    Fear Itself

  • He seemed unable to resist teasing an obvious acrophobe.

    License Invoked

  • Teresa's platform was high up enough that it would have given an acrophobe problems.

    A Darker Place

  • Granted, it was only fifteen feet in the air, but to a devout acrophobe it might as well have been fifty.

    Here We Go Again

  • I fear it as much as an acrophobe fears jumping out of an airplane.

    PNJ - News

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