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aquaphobia (s) (noun), aquaphobias (pl)
Irrational fears of water that are related to abnormal fears of drowning and of death.
Some aquaphobics are afraid of putting their faces into the water and getting it up their noses; when this happens, they have a rapid heartbeat and breathe faster, often inhaling water, which further increases their anxiety.
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