Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to acrophobia

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  • adjective suffering from acrophobia; abnormally afraid of high places

Etymologies

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acro- + -phobic

Examples

  • For example, β€œAt first, acrophobic Mary thinks her life is perfect β€” great hair, great job, ground-floor apartment on the Nebraska plains.”

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  • There is no better place to be acrophobic and claustrophobic than in a glass elevator stuck on the forty-second floor.

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  • James Stewart plays Scottie, an acrophobic private eye who receives an unusual assignment: to follow Madeleine (Kim Novak), the wife of an old friend, who is drifting around San Francisco in a dazed funk.

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  • There is no better place to be acrophobic and claustrophobic than in a glass elevator stuck on the forty-second floor.

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  • If you are like me and are not acrophobic, you probably prefer relatively transparent bridge guardrails that enable views, as opposed to mostly solid, visually opaque guardrails that obstruct views.

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  • Blythe, our acrophobic flight-attendant heroine, has a special skill.

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  • The only problem is this serial killer with his clone family is agoraphobic and acrophobic and won't go into space.

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  • He forces the acrophobic Gil to climb the rigging and sends Frank home when he kills a dolphin.

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  • But not too sad, because I really had no desire to see Laura huddled in an acrophobic lump on the floor of a gondola.

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  • But not too sad, because I really had no desire to see Laura huddled in an acrophobic lump on the floor of a gondola.

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