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aquaphobia

[ak-wuh-foh-bee-uh, ah-kwuh‐] /ˌæk wəˈfoʊ bi ə, ˌɑ kwə‐/
noun
1.
an abnormal fear of water; hydrophobia.
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aquaphobia

/ˌækwəˈfəʊbɪə/
noun
1.
an abnormal fear of water, esp because of the possibility of drowning Compare hydrophobia (sense 2)
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aqua phobia in Medicine

aquaphobia aq·ua·pho·bi·a (āk'wə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of water.

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