Antonyms
Etymology

1. hydrophobia

noun. a symptom of rabies in humans consisting of an aversion to swallowing liquids.

Antonyms

  • hypokalemia

Etymology

  • hydrophobia (Latin)
  • ὑδροφοβία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. hydrophobia

noun. a morbid fear of water.

Antonyms

  • hypercalcemia

Etymology

  • hydrophobia (Latin)
  • ὑδροφοβία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. hydrophobia

noun. an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain.

Synonyms

  • madness
  • lyssa
  • zoonotic disease
  • zoonosis

Antonyms

  • sanity
  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia

Etymology

  • hydrophobia (Latin)
  • ὑδροφοβία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Sentences with hydrophobia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many patients with rabies infections experience hydrophobia, which is the fear of water or swallowing; and aerophobia, which is fear of flying or of fresh air.

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