- aqua- + -phobia (Wiktionary)
“And every business traveler will have a different combination of claustrophobia, aquaphobia, panic attack problems, fear of generally losing control.”
“—Where aquaphobics go to try to get over their aquaphobia.”
“So, my question is: is it possible to get a doctor's note (to get out of having to take the swim test) for reasons listed above (aquaphobia)?”
“American Gladiators and/or an Easter Island statue's waxy buildup, and a fear of shallow water (Tanisha apparently has a very severe case of aquaphobia).”
“Among the unlikely Winona titbits treasured by her fans are the facts that she suffers from both insomnia and aquaphobia, that she really has blond hair, that her godfather was drugs evangelist Timothy Leary, that her brother Uri was named after the Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, that her father knew Allen Ginsberg and that Johnny Depp had to have his tattoo altered from "Winona Forever" to "Wino Forever" when they split up.”
“Water seems to be everywhere in our daily lives, so it's safe to say that aquaphobia -- an irrational fear of water -- could be an obstacle to everyday activities.”
“Coupled with aquaphobia may be an intense fear of the ocean, thalassophobia, or waves and wave-like motions, cymophobia.”
“But Bryan suffered from aquaphobia-a fear of drowning-which was so strong during his childhood that the Baptist pastor could not baptize him by immersion.”
“But, aquaphobia can also be the fear of swimming ... whatever.”
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