Mental behaviour

acrophobia
(n)
ac-rǝ-FO-bi-ǝ
Meaning

fear of heights

1st Sample Sentence

I seem to have caught my acrophobia from my father by following his example when I was a boy.

Root

akros (highest, topmost)#phobia (fear) (Greek)

Mnemonics

a-crow: while crows usually fly at a height, this specific crow has a phobia of height i.e. ACROPHOBIA ACRObat performs from great heights. PHOBIA means fear ACROPHOBIA = fear of heights

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