from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, morbid dread of thunder and lightning.
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- noun An
abnormal fearof thunder and lightning.
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- noun a morbid fear of thunder and lightning
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Greek astrapē, lightning; see ster- in Indo-European roots + –phobia.]
Having astraphobia - being afraid of thunder and lightning - can be quite scary, too.