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acrophobia
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Definition an excessive fear of being in high places
  • I suffer from acrophobia. So when we visited the Grand Canyon, I never actually looked down into it.
  • He climbed tough, moving with sure-footedness and no apparent acrophobia as they crossed gaps or scaled their way up ledged facings.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • A green and lapis planet loomed so close that Kassad felt a surge of acrophobia and clung more tightly to the doorframe.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Did you hear Jeffries is here again trying to peddle that manuscript about the virgin with acrophobia and telekinesis?
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures

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