Synonyms of hydrophobic


1. hydrophobic (vs. hydrophilic)

usage: lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water

2. hydrophobic, aquaphobic, afraid(predicate) (vs. unafraid)

usage: abnormally afraid of water

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