Aviophobia | definition of aviophobia by Medical dictionary
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aerophobia Morbid fear of airborne noxious substances.
Aerophobia (1) Aviophobia, see there.
(2) Morbid fear of drafts and fresh air.
aviophobia Psychology Fear of flying. See Phobia.
References in periodicals archive
The most common cause of aviophobia
, an associated phobia, combines two or more phobias to create a new one.
But while Davies' aviophobia
might make him the butt of a few jokes, it also puts him in some esteemed company.
While there is a word for just about every phobia, I couldn't find one for the fear of "the fear of flying"--aka aviophobia
l Cher and Denis Bergkamp - aviophobia
(fear of flying).