bathophobia

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batho- +‎ -phobia

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bathophobia (uncountable)

  1. The fear of volumes with large depths such as stairways and deep caves.
  2. The fear of depths
    • 2004, Michael A. Gibbs, A Fairy of Anneliese Glade[1], ISBN 1 58939 598 0:
      "You're afraid of the dark. That's nyctophobia. And you're afraid of deep places, or depth. That's bathophobia."

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