Acrophobia (noun)

An extreme or irrational fear of heights.


The word "acrophobia" is a noun that refers to an extreme or irrational fear of heights. it is derived from the greek words "akros" meaning "highest" and "phobia" meaning "fear". .


  1. He had a severe case of acrophobia and couldn't even stand on a chair without feeling dizzy.
  2. She had to overcome her acrophobia before she could go skydiving.
  3. His acrophobia prevented him from climbing the stairs to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
  4. The therapist suggested that he try exposure therapy to help him overcome his acrophobia.
  5. The fear of heights, or acrophobia, can make it difficult for a person to engage in activities that involve heights.
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