Associations to the word «Hydrophobic»

Wiktionary

HYDROPHOBIC, adjective. Of, or having hydrophobia (rabies).
HYDROPHOBIC, adjective. (physics) (chemistry) Lacking an affinity for water; unable to absorb, or be wetted by water.

Dictionary definition

HYDROPHOBIC, adjective. Lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water.
HYDROPHOBIC, adjective. Abnormally afraid of water.

Wise words

Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Aeschylus