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What is Acrophobia?


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Answered 2016-05-29 21:53:26

I know acrophobia is a fear of heights. 'Acro' is a Greek root meaning 'summit' and 'phobia' means 'fear'.

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Answered 2015-11-28 10:02:40

Acrophobia is the irrational fear of heights.

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What is the phobia of heights?

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Antonym for acrophobia?

botomphobia


What is the prefix of acrophobia?

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What is an antonym for acrophobia?

botomphobia


What they call people who are scared of highs?

Acrophobia is the term for people who are afraid of heights.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acrophobia


What do you call afraid of heights?

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What is the name for the phobia of height?

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What is the root word for acrophobia?

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What is the fear of heights?

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What is the opposite of acrophobia?

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What is phobia of height?

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What Hitchcock thriller had a character with acrophobia?

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