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    here is a list of different fears/phobias and it’s amazing what things people are afraid of.

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    Ablutophobia- is a phobia/fear of washing or bathing.

    Acarophobia- is a phobia/fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.

    Acerophobia- is a phobia/fear of sourness.

    Achluophobia- is a phobia/fear of darkness.

    Acousticophobia- is a phobia/fear of noise.

    Acrophobia- is a phobia/fear of heights.

    Aerophobia- is a phobia/fear of drafts, air swallowing, or airborne noxious substances.

    Aeroacrophobia- is a phobia/fear of open high places.

    Aeronausiphobia- is a phobia/fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.

    Agateophobia- is a phobia/fear of insanity.

    Agliophobia- is a phobia/fear of pain.

    Agoraphobia- is a phobia/fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. is a phobia/fear of leaving a safe place.

    Agraphobia- is a phobia/fear of sexual abuse.

    Agrizoophobia- is a phobia/fear of wild animals.

    Agyrophobia- is a phobia/fear of streets or crossing the street.

    Aichmophobia- is a phobia/fear of needles or pointed objects.

    Ailurophobia- is a phobia/fear of cats.

    Albuminurophobia- is a phobia/fear of kidney disease.

    Alektorophobia- is a phobia/fear of chickens.

    Algophobia- is a phobia/fear of pain.

    Alliumphobia- is a phobia/fear of garlic.

    Allodoxaphobia- is a phobia/fear of opinions.

    Altophobia- is a phobia/fear of heights.

    Amathophobia- is a phobia/fear of dust.

    Amaxophobia- is a phobia/fear of riding in a car.

    Ambulophobia- is a phobia/fear of walking.

    Amnesiphobia- is a phobia/fear of amnesia.

    Amychophobia- is a phobia/fear of scratches or being scratched.

    Anablephobia- is a phobia/fear of looking up.

    Ancraophobia- is a phobia/fear of wind. (Anemophobia)

    Androphobia- is a phobia/fear of men.

    Anemophobia- is a phobia/fear of air drafts or wind. (Ancraophobia)

    Anginophobia- is a phobia/fear of angina, choking or narrowness.

    Anglophobia- is a phobia/fear of England or English culture, etc.

    Angrophobia – is a phobia/fear of anger or of becoming angry.

    Ankylophobia- is a phobia/fear of immobility of a joint.

    Anthrophobia or Anthophobia- is a phobia/fear of flowers.

    Anthropophobia- is a phobia/fear of people or society.

    Antlophobia- is a phobia/fear of floods.

    Anuptaphobia- is a phobia/fear of staying single.

    Apeirophobia- is a phobia/fear of infinity.

    Aphenphosmphobia- is a phobia/fear of being touched. (Haphephobia)

    Apiphobia- is a phobia/fear of bees.

    Apotemnophobia- is a phobia/fear of persons with amputations.

    Arachibutyrophobia- is a phobia/fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

    Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia- is a phobia/fear of spiders.

    Arithmophobia- is a phobia/fear of numbers.

    Arrhenphobia- is a phobia/fear of men.

    Arsonphobia- is a phobia/fear of fire.

    Asthenophobia- is a phobia/fear of fainting or weakness.

    Astraphobia or Astrapophobia- is a phobia/fear of thunder and lightning.(Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia)

    Astrophobia- is a phobia/fear of stars or celestial space.

    Asymmetriphobia- is a phobia/fear of asymmetrical things.

    Ataxiophobia- is a phobia/fear of ataxia. (muscular in coordination)

    Ataxophobia- is a phobia/fear of disorder or untidiness.

    Atelophobia- is a phobia/fear of imperfection.

    Atephobia- is a phobia/fear of ruin or ruins.

    Athazagoraphobia- is a phobia/fear of being forgotten or ignored or forgetting.

    Atomosophobia- is a phobia/fear of atomic explosions.

    Atychiphobia- is a phobia/fear of failure.

    Aulophobia- is a phobia/fear of flutes.

    Aurophobia- is a phobia/fear of gold.

    Auroraphobia- is a phobia/fear of Northern lights.

    Autodysomophobia- is a phobia/fear of one that has a vile odour.

    Automatonophobia- is a phobia/fear of ventriloquist’s dummies, animatronics creatures, wax statues – anything that falsely represents a sentient being.

    Automysophobia- is a phobia/fear of being dirty.

    Autophobia- is a phobia/fear of being alone or of oneself.

    Aviophobia or Aviatophobia- is a phobia/fear of flying.

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    Bacillophobia- is a phobia/fear of microbes.

    Bacteriophobia- is a phobia/fear of bacteria.

    Ballistophobia- is a phobia/fear of missiles or bullets.

    Bolshephobia- is a phobia/fear of Bolsheviks.

    Barophobia- is a phobia/fear of gravity.

    Basophobia or Basiphobia- Inability to stand. is a phobia/fear of walking or falling.

    Bathmophobia- is a phobia/fear of stairs or steep slopes.

    Bathophobia- is a phobia/fear of depth.

    Batophobia- is a phobia/fear of heights or being close to high buildings.

    Batrachophobia- is a phobia/fear of amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc.

    Belonephobia- is a phobia/fear of pins and needles. (Aichmophobia)

    Bibliophobia- is a phobia/fear of books.

    Blennophobia- is a phobia/fear of slime.

    Bogyphobia- is a phobia/fear of bogeys or the bogeyman.

    Botanophobia- is a phobia/fear of plants.

    Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia- is a phobia/fear of body smells.

    Brontophobia- is a phobia/fear of thunder and lightning.

    Bufonophobia- is a phobia/fear of toads.

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    Cacophobia- is a phobia/fear of ugliness.

    Cainophobia or Cainotophobia- is a phobia/fear of newness, novelty.

    Caligynephobia- is a phobia/fear of beautiful women.

    Cancerophobia or Carcinophobia- is a phobia/fear of cancer.

    Cardiophobia- is a phobia/fear of the heart.

    Carnophobia- is a phobia/fear of meat.

    Catagelophobia- is a phobia/fear of being ridiculed.

    Catapedaphobia- is a phobia/fear of jumping from high and low places.

    Cathisophobia- is a phobia/fear of sitting.

    Catoptrophobia- is a phobia/fear of mirrors.

    Cenophobia or Centophobia- is a phobia/fear of new things or ideas.

    Ceraunophobia or Keraunophobia- is a phobia/fear of thunder and lightning.(Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)

    Chaetophobia- is a phobia/fear of hair.

    Cheimaphobia or Cheimatophobia- is a phobia/fear of cold.( Frigophobia, Psychophobia)

    Chemophobia- is a phobia/fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.

    Cherophobia- is a phobia/fear of gaiety.

    Chionophobia- is a phobia/fear of snow.

    Chiraptophobia- is a phobia/fear of being touched.

    Chirophobia- is a phobia/fear of hands.

    Cholerophobia- is a phobia/fear of anger or the is a phobia/fear of cholera.

    Chorophobia- is a phobia/fear of dancing.

    Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia- is a phobia/fear of money.

    Chromophobia or Chromatophobia- is a phobia/fear of colours.

    Chronophobia- is a phobia/fear of time.

    Chronomentrophobia- is a phobia/fear of clocks.

    Cibophobia- is a phobia/fear of food. (Sitophobia, Sitiophobia)

    Claustrophobia- is a phobia/fear of confined spaces.

    Cleithrophobia or Cleisiophobia- is a phobia/fear of being locked in an enclosed place.

    Cleptophobia- is a phobia/fear of stealing.

    Climacophobia- is a phobia/fear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs.

    Clinophobia- is a phobia/fear of going to bed.

    Clithrophobia or Cleithrophobia- is a phobia/fear of being enclosed.

    Cnidophobia- is a phobia/fear of stings.

    Cometophobia- is a phobia/fear of comets.

    Coimetrophobia- is a phobia/fear of cemeteries.

    Coitophobia- is a phobia/fear of coitus.

    Contreltophobia- is a phobia/fear of sexual abuse.

    Coprastasophobia- is a phobia/fear of constipation.

    Coprophobia- is a phobia/fear of feces

    Coulrophobia- is a phobia/fear of clowns.

    Counterphobia- The preference by a phobic for fearful situations.

    Cremnophobia- is a phobia/fear of precipices.

    Cryophobia- is a phobia/fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.

    Crystallophobia- is a phobia/fear of crystals or glass.

    Cyberphobia- is a phobia/fear of computers or working on a computer.

    Cyclophobia- is a phobia/fear of bicycles.

    Cymophobia or Kymophobia- is a phobia/fear of waves or wave like motions.

    Cynophobia- is a phobia/fear of dogs or rabies.

    Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia – is a phobia/fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.

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    Decidophobia- is a phobia/fear of making decisions.

    Defecaloesiophobia- is a phobia/fear of painful bowels movements.

    Deipnophobia- is a phobia/fear of dining or dinner conversations.

    Dementophobia- is a phobia/fear of insanity.

    Demonophobia or Daemonophobia- is a phobia/fear of demons.

    Demophobia- is a phobia/fear of crowds. (Agoraphobia)

    Dendrophobia- is a phobia/fear of trees.

    Dentophobia- is a phobia/fear of dentists.

    Dermatophobia- is a phobia/fear of skin lesions.

    Dermatosiophobia or Dermatophobia or Dermatopathophobia- is a phobia/fear of skin disease.

    Dextrophobia- is a phobia/fear of objects at the right side of the body.

    Diabetophobia- is a phobia/fear of diabetes.

    Didaskaleinophobia- is a phobia/fear of going to school.

    Dikephobia- is a phobia/fear of justice.

    Dinophobia- is a phobia/fear of dizziness or whirlpools.

    Diplophobia- is a phobia/fear of double vision.

    Dipsophobia- is a phobia/fear of drinking.

    Dishabiliophobia- is a phobia/fear of undressing in front of someone.

    Domatophobia- is a phobia/fear of houses or being in a house. (Eicophobia, Oikophobia)

    Doraphobia- is a phobia/fear of fur or skins of animals.

    Doxophobia- is a phobia/fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.

    Dromophobia- is a phobia/fear of crossing streets.

    Dutchphobia- is a phobia/fear of the Dutch.

    Dysmorphophobia- is a phobia/fear of deformity.

    Dystychiphobia- is a phobia/fear of accidents.

    E-

    Ecclesiophobia- is a phobia/fear of church.

    Ecophobia- is a phobia/fear of home.

    Eicophobia- is a phobia/fear of home surroundings.(Domatophobia, Oikophobia)

    Eisoptrophobia- is a phobia/fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.

    Electrophobia- is a phobia/fear of electricity.

    Eleutherophobia- is a phobia/fear of freedom.

    Elurophobia- is a phobia/fear of cats. (Ailurophobia)

    Emetophobia- is a phobia/fear of vomiting.

    Enetophobia- is a phobia/fear of pins.

    Enochlophobia- is a phobia/fear of crowds.

    Enosiophobia or Enissophobia- is a phobia/fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.

    Entomophobia- is a phobia/fear of insects.

    Eosophobia- is a phobia/fear of dawn or daylight.

    Ephebiphobia- is a phobia/fear of teenagers.

    Epistaxiophobia- is a phobia/fear of nosebleeds.

    Epistemophobia- is a phobia/fear of knowledge.

    Equinophobia- is a phobia/fear of horses.

    Eremophobia- is a phobia/fear of being oneself or of loneliness.

    Ereuthrophobia- is a phobia/fear of blushing.

    Ergasiophobia- 1) is a phobia/fear of work or functioning. 2) Surgeon’s is a phobia/fear of operating.

    Ergophobia- is a phobia/fear of work.

    Erotophobia- is a phobia/fear of sexual love or sexual questions.

    Euphobia- is a phobia/fear of hearing good news.

    Eurotophobia- is a phobia/fear of female genitalia.

    Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia- 1) is a phobia/fear of red lights. 2) Blushing. 3) Red.

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    Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia- is a phobia/fear of fever.

    Felinophobia- is a phobia/fear of cats. (Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Galeophobia, Gatophobia)

    Francophobia- is a phobia/fear of France or French culture. (Gallophobia, Galiophobia)

    Frigophobia- is a phobia/fear of cold or cold things. (Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia)

    G-

    Galeophobia or Gatophobia- is a phobia/fear of cats.

    Gallophobia or Galiophobia- Fear France or French culture. (Francophobia)

    Gamophobia- is a phobia/fear of marriage.

    Geliophobia- is a phobia/fear of laughter.

    Geniophobia- is a phobia/fear of chins.

    Genophobia- is a phobia/fear of sex.

    Genuphobia- is a phobia/fear of knees.

    Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia- is a phobia/fear of crossing bridges.

    Germanophobia- is a phobia/fear of Germany or German culture.

    Gerascophobia- is a phobia/fear of growing old.

    Gerontophobia- is a phobia/fear of old people or of growing old.

    Geumaphobia or Geumophobia- is a phobia/fear of taste.

    Glossophobia- is a phobia/fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.

    Gnosiophobia- is a phobia/fear of knowledge.

    Graphophobia- is a phobia/fear of writing or handwriting.

    Gymnophobia- is a phobia/fear of nudity.

    Gynephobia or Gynophobia- is a phobia/fear of women.

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    Hadephobia- is a phobia/fear of hell.

    Hagiophobia- is a phobia/fear of saints or holy things.

    Hamartophobia- is a phobia/fear of sinning.

    Haphephobia or Haptephobia- is a phobia/fear of being touched.

    Harpaxophobia- is a phobia/fear of being robbed.

    Hedonophobia- is a phobia/fear of feeling pleasure.

    Heliophobia- is a phobia/fear of the sun.

    Hellenologophobia- is a phobia/fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.

    Helminthophobia- is a phobia/fear of being infested with worms.

    Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia- is a phobia/fear of blood.

    Heresyphobia or Hereiophobia- is a phobia/fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.

    Herpetophobia- is a phobia/fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.

    Heterophobia- is a phobia/fear of the opposite sex. (Sexophobia)

    Hierophobia- is a phobia/fear of priests or sacred things.

    Hippophobia- is a phobia/fear of horses.

    Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia- is a phobia/fear of long words.

    Hobophobia- is a phobia/fear of bums or beggars.

    Hodophobia- is a phobia/fear of road travel.

    Hormephobia- is a phobia/fear of shock.

    Homichlophobia- is a phobia/fear of fog.

    Homilophobia- is a phobia/fear of sermons.

    Hominophobia- is a phobia/fear of men.

    Homophobia- is a phobia/fear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.

    Hoplophobia- is a phobia/fear of firearms.

    Hydrargyophobia- is a phobia/fear of mercurial medicines.

    Hydrophobia- is a phobia/fear of water or of rabies.

    Hydrophobophobia- is a phobia/fear of rabies.

    Hyelophobia or Hyalophobia- is a phobia/fear of glass.

    Hygrophobia- is a phobia/fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.

    Hylephobia- is a phobia/fear of materialism or the is a phobia/fear of epilepsy.

    Hylophobia- is a phobia/fear of forests.

    Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia- is a phobia/fear of responsibility.

    Hypnophobia- is a phobia/fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.

    Hypsiphobia- is a phobia/fear of height.

    I-

    Iatrophobia- is a phobia/fear of going to the doctor or of doctors.

    Ichthyophobia- is a phobia/fear of fish.

    Ideophobia- is a phobia/fear of ideas.

    Illyngophobia- is a phobia/fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down.

    Iophobia- is a phobia/fear of poison.

    Insectophobia – is a phobia/fear of insects.

    Isolophobia- is a phobia/fear of solitude, being alone.

    Isopterophobia- is a phobia/fear of termites, insects that eat wood.

    Ithyphallophobia- is a phobia/fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.

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    Japanophobia- is a phobia/fear of Japanese.

    Judeophobia- is a phobia/fear of Jews.

    K-

    Kainolophobia or Kainophobia- is a phobia/fear of anything new, novelty.

    Kakorrhaphiophobia- is a phobia/fear of failure or defeat.

    Katagelophobia- is a phobia/fear of ridicule.

    Kathisophobia- is a phobia/fear of sitting down.

    Kenophobia- is a phobia/fear of voids or empty spaces.

    Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia- is a phobia/fear of thunder and lightning.(Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)

    Kinetophobia or Kinesophobia- is a phobia/fear of movement or motion.

    Kleptophobia- is a phobia/fear of stealing.

    Koinoniphobia- is a phobia/fear of rooms.

    Kolpophobia- is a phobia/fear of genitals, particularly female.

    Kopophobia- is a phobia/fear of fatigue.

    Koniophobia- is a phobia/fear of dust. (Amathophobia)

    Kosmikophobia- is a phobia/fear of cosmic phenomenon.

    Kymophobia- is a phobia/fear of waves. (Cymophobia)

    Kynophobia- is a phobia/fear of rabies.

    Kyphophobia- is a phobia/fear of stooping.

    L-

    Lachanophobia- is a phobia/fear of vegetables.

    Laliophobia or Lalophobia- is a phobia/fear of speaking.

    Leprophobia or Lepraphobia- is a phobia/fear of leprosy.

    Leukophobia- is a phobia/fear of the Colour white.

    Levophobia- is a phobia/fear of things to the left side of the body.

    Ligyrophobia- is a phobia/fear of loud noises.

    Lilapsophobia- is a phobia/fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.

    Limnophobia- is a phobia/fear of lakes.

    Linonophobia- is a phobia/fear of string.

    Liticaphobia- is a phobia/fear of lawsuits.

    Lockiophobia- is a phobia/fear of childbirth.

    Logizomechanophobia- is a phobia/fear of computers.

    Logophobia- is a phobia/fear of words.

    Luiphobia- is a phobia/fear of lues, syphilis.

    Lutraphobia- is a phobia/fear of otters.

    Lygophobia- is a phobia/fear of darkness.

    Lyssophobia- is a phobia/fear of rabies or of becoming mad.

    M-

    Macrophobia- is a phobia/fear of long waits.

    Mageirocophobia- is a phobia/fear of cooking.

    Maieusiophobia- is a phobia/fear of childbirth.

    Malaxophobia- is a phobia/fear of love play. (Sarmassophobia)

    Maniaphobia- is a phobia/fear of insanity.

    Mastigophobia- is a phobia/fear of punishment.

    Mechanophobia- is a phobia/fear of machines.

    Medomalacuphobia- is a phobia/fear of losing an erection.

    Medorthophobia- is a phobia/fear of an erect penis.

    Megalophobia- is a phobia/fear of large things.

    Melissophobia- is a phobia/fear of bees.

    Melanophobia- is a phobia/fear of the Colour black.

    Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music.

    Meningitophobia- is a phobia/fear of brain disease.

    Menophobia- is a phobia/fear of menstruation.

    Merinthophobia- is a phobia/fear of being bound or tied up.

    Metallophobia- is a phobia/fear of metal.

    Metathesiophobia- is a phobia/fear of changes.

    Meteorophobia- is a phobia/fear of meteors.

    Methyphobia- is a phobia/fear of alcohol.

    Metrophobia- Fear or hatred of poetry.

    Microbiophobia- is a phobia/fear of microbes. (Bacillophobia)

    Microphobia- is a phobia/fear of small things.

    Misophobia or Mysophobia- is a phobia/fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.

    Mnemophobia- is a phobia/fear of memories.

    Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia- is a phobia/fear of dirt or contamination.

    Monophobia- is a phobia/fear of solitude or being alone.

    Monopathophobia- is a phobia/fear of definite disease.

    Motorphobia- is a phobia/fear of automobiles.

    Mottephobia- is a phobia/fear of moths.

    Musophobia or Muriphobia- is a phobia/fear of mice.

    Mycophobia- Fear or aversion to mushrooms.

    Mycrophobia- is a phobia/fear of small things.

    Myctophobia- is a phobia/fear of darkness.

    Myrmecophobia- is a phobia/fear of ants.

    Mythophobia- is a phobia/fear of myths or stories or false statements.

    Myxophobia- is a phobia/fear of slime. (Blennophobia)

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    Nebulaphobia- is a phobia/fear of fog. (Homichlophobia)

    Necrophobia- is a phobia/fear of death or dead things.

    Nelophobia- is a phobia/fear of glass.

    Neopharmaphobia- is a phobia/fear of new drugs.

    Neophobia- is a phobia/fear of anything new.

    Nephophobia- is a phobia/fear of clouds.

    Noctiphobia- is a phobia/fear of the night.

    Nomatophobia- is a phobia/fear of names.

    Nosocomephobia- is a phobia/fear of hospitals.

    Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia- is a phobia/fear of becoming ill.

    Nostophobia- is a phobia/fear of returning home.

    Novercaphobia- is a phobia/fear of your step-mother.

    Nucleomituphobia- is a phobia/fear of nuclear weapons.

    Nudophobia- is a phobia/fear of nudity.

    Numerophobia- is a phobia/fear of numbers.

    Nyctohylophobia- is a phobia/fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night

    Nyctophobia- is a phobia/fear of the dark or of night.

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    Obesophobia- is a phobia/fear of gaining weight.(Pocrescophobia)

    Ochlophobia- is a phobia/fear of crowds or mobs.

    Ochophobia- is a phobia/fear of vehicles.

    Octophobia – is a phobia/fear of the figure 8.

    Odontophobia- is a phobia/fear of teeth or dental surgery.

    Odynophobia or Odynephobia- is a phobia/fear of pain. (Algophobia)

    Oenophobia- is a phobia/fear of wines.

    Oikophobia- is a phobia/fear of home surroundings, house. (Domatophobia, Eicophobia)

    Olfactophobia- is a phobia/fear of smells.

    Ombrophobia- is a phobia/fear of rain or of being rained on.

    Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia- is a phobia/fear of eyes.

    Oneirophobia- is a phobia/fear of dreams.

    Oneirogmophobia- is a phobia/fear of wet dreams.

    Onomatophobia- is a phobia/fear of hearing a certain word or of names.

    Ophidiophobia- is a phobia/fear of snakes. (Snakephobia)

    Ophthalmophobia- is a phobia/fear of being stared at.

    Opiophobia- Fear medical doctors experience of prescribing needed pain medications for patients.

    Optophobia- is a phobia/fear of opening one’s eyes.

    Ornithophobia- is a phobia/fear of birds.

    Orthophobia- is a phobia/fear of property.

    Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia- is a phobia/fear of smells or odours.

    Ostraconophobia- is a phobia/fear of shellfish.

    Ouranophobia or Uranophobia- is a phobia/fear of heaven.

    P-

    Pagophobia- is a phobia/fear of ice or frost.

    Panthophobia- is a phobia/fear of suffering and disease.

    Panophobia or Pantophobia- is a phobia/fear of everything.

    Papaphobia- is a phobia/fear of the Pope.

    Papyrophobia- is a phobia/fear of paper.

    Paralipophobia- is a phobia/fear of neglecting duty or responsibility.

    Paraphobia- is a phobia/fear of sexual perversion.

    Parasitophobia- is a phobia/fear of parasites.

    Paraskavedekatriaphobia- is a phobia/fear of Friday the 13th.

    Parthenophobia- is a phobia/fear of virgins or young girls.

    Pathophobia- is a phobia/fear of disease.

    Patroiophobia- is a phobia/fear of heredity.

    Parturiphobia- is a phobia/fear of childbirth.

    Peccatophobia- is a phobia/fear of sinning or imaginary crimes.

    Pediculophobia- is a phobia/fear of lice.

    Pediophobia- is a phobia/fear of dolls.

    Pedophobia- is a phobia/fear of children.

    Peladophobia- is a phobia/fear of bald people.

    Pellagrophobia- is a phobia/fear of pellagra.

    Peniaphobia- is a phobia/fear of poverty.

    Pentheraphobia- is a phobia/fear of mother-in-law. (Novercaphobia)

    Phagophobia- is a phobia/fear of swallowing or of eating or of being eaten.

    Phalacrophobia- is a phobia/fear of becoming bald.

    Phallophobia- is a phobia/fear of a penis, esp erect.

    Pharmacophobia- is a phobia/fear of taking medicine.

    Phasmophobia- is a phobia/fear of ghosts.

    Phengophobia- is a phobia/fear of daylight or sunshine.

    Philemaphobia or Philematophobia- is a phobia/fear of kissing.

    Philophobia- is a phobia/fear of falling in love or being in love.

    Philosophobia- is a phobia/fear of philosophy.

    Phobophobia- is a phobia/fear of phobias.

    Photoaugliaphobia- is a phobia/fear of glaring lights.

    Photophobia- is a phobia/fear of light.

    Phonophobia- is a phobia/fear of noises or voices or one’s own voice; of telephones.

    Phronemophobia- is a phobia/fear of thinking.

    Phthiriophobia- is a phobia/fear of lice. (Pediculophobia)

    Phthisiophobia- is a phobia/fear of tuberculosis.

    Placophobia- is a phobia/fear of tombstones.

    Plutophobia- is a phobia/fear of wealth.

    Pluviophobia- is a phobia/fear of rain or of being rained on.

    Pneumatiphobia- is a phobia/fear of spirits.

    Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia- is a phobia/fear of choking of being smothered.

    Pocrescophobia- is a phobia/fear of gaining weight. (Obesophobia)

    Pogonophobia- is a phobia/fear of beards.

    Poliosophobia- is a phobia/fear of contracting poliomyelitis.

    Politicophobia- Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.

    Polyphobia- is a phobia/fear of many things.

    Poinephobia- is a phobia/fear of punishment.

    Ponophobia- is a phobia/fear of overworking or of pain.

    Porphyrophobia- is a phobia/fear of the colour purple.

    Potamophobia- is a phobia/fear of rivers or running water.

    Potophobia- is a phobia/fear of alcohol.

    Pharmacophobia- is a phobia/fear of drugs.

    Proctophobia- is a phobia/fear of rectums.

    Prosophobia- is a phobia/fear of progress.

    Psellismophobia- is a phobia/fear of stuttering.

    Psychophobia- is a phobia/fear of mind.

    Psychrophobia- is a phobia/fear of cold.

    Pteromerhanophobia- is a phobia/fear of flying.

    Pteronophobia- is a phobia/fear of being tickled by feathers.

    Pupaphobia – is a phobia/fear of puppets.

    Pyrexiophobia- is a phobia/fear of Fever.

    Pyrophobia- is a phobia/fear of fire.

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    Radiophobia- is a phobia/fear of radiation, x-rays.

    Ranidaphobia- is a phobia/fear of frogs.

    Rectophobia- is a phobia/fear of rectum or rectal diseases.

    Rhabdophobia- is a phobia/fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also is a phobia/fear of magic. (wand)

    Rhypophobia- is a phobia/fear of defecation.

    Rhytiphobia- is a phobia/fear of getting wrinkles.

    Rupophobia- is a phobia/fear of dirt.

    Russophobia- is a phobia/fear of Russians.

    S-

    Samhainophobia: is a phobia/fear of Halloween.

    Sarmassophobia- is a phobia/fear of love play. (Malaxophobia)

    Satanophobia- is a phobia/fear of Satan.

    Scabiophobia- is a phobia/fear of scabies.

    Scatophobia- is a phobia/fear of fecal matter

    .Scelerophibia- is a phobia/fear of bad men, burglars.

    Sciophobia Sciaphobia- is a phobia/fear of shadows.

    Scoleciphobia- is a phobia/fear of worms.

    Scolionophobia- is a phobia/fear of school.

    Scopophobia or Scoptophobia- is a phobia/fear of being seen or stared at.

    Scotomaphobia- is a phobia/fear of blindness in visual field.

    Scotophobia- is a phobia/fear of darkness. (Achluophobia)

    Scriptophobia- is a phobia/fear of writing in public.

    Selachophobia- is a phobia/fear of sharks.

    Selaphobia- is a phobia/fear of light flashes.

    Selenophobia- is a phobia/fear of the moon.

    Seplophobia- is a phobia/fear of decaying matter.

    Sesquipedalophobia- is a phobia/fear of long words.

    Sexophobia- is a phobia/fear of the opposite sex. (Heterophobia)

    Siderodromophobia- is a phobia/fear of trains, railroads or train travel.

    Siderophobia- is a phobia/fear of stars.

    Sinistrophobia- is a phobia/fear of things to the left or left-handed.

    Sinophobia- is a phobia/fear of Chinese, Chinese culture.

    Sitophobia or Sitiophobia- is a phobia/fear of food or eating. (Cibophobia)

    Snakephobia- is a phobia/fear of snakes. (Ophidiophobia)

    Soceraphobia- is a phobia/fear of parents-in-law.

    Social Phobia- is a phobia/fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.

    Sociophobia- is a phobia/fear of society or people in general.

    Somniphobia- is a phobia/fear of sleep.

    Sophophobia- is a phobia/fear of learning.

    Soteriophobia – is a phobia/fear of dependence on others.

    Spacephobia- is a phobia/fear of outer space.

    Spectrophobia- is a phobia/fear of specters or ghosts.

    Spermatophobia or Spermophobia- is a phobia/fear of germs.

    Spheksophobia- is a phobia/fear of wasps.

    Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia- is a phobia/fear of standing or walking. (Ambulophobia)

    Staurophobia- is a phobia/fear of crosses or the crucifix.

    Stenophobia- is a phobia/fear of narrow things or places.

    Stygiophobia or Stigiophobia- is a phobia/fear of hell.

    Suriphobia- is a phobia/fear of mice.

    Symbolophobia- is a phobia/fear of symbolism.

    Symmetrophobia- is a phobia/fear of symmetry.

    Syngenesophobia- is a phobia/fear of relatives.

    Syphilophobia- is a phobia/fear of syphilis.

    T-

    Tachophobia- is a phobia/fear of speed.

    Taeniophobia or Teniophobia- is a phobia/fear of tapeworms.

    Taphephobia Taphophobia- is a phobia/fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries.

    Tapinophobia- is a phobia/fear of being contagious.

    Taurophobia- is a phobia/fear of bulls.

    Technophobia- is a phobia/fear of technology.

    Teleophobia- 1) is a phobia/fear of definite plans. 2) Religious ceremony.

    Telephonophobia- is a phobia/fear of telephones.

    Teratophobia- is a phobia/fear of bearing a deformed child or is a phobia/fear of monsters or deformed people.

    Testophobia- is a phobia/fear of taking tests.

    Tetanophobia- is a phobia/fear of lockjaw, tetanus.

    Teutophobia- is a phobia/fear of German or German things.

    Textophobia- is a phobia/fear of certain fabrics.

    Thaasophobia- is a phobia/fear of sitting.

    Thalassophobia- is a phobia/fear of the sea.

    Thanatophobia or Thantophobia- is a phobia/fear of death or dying.

    Theatrophobia- is a phobia/fear of theatres.

    Theologicophobia- is a phobia/fear of theology.

    Theophobia- is a phobia/fear of gods or religion.

    Thermophobia- is a phobia/fear of heat.

    Tocophobia- is a phobia/fear of pregnancy or childbirth.

    Tomophobia- is a phobia/fear of surgical operations.

    Tonitrophobia- is a phobia/fear of thunder.

    Topophobia- is a phobia/fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright.

    Toxiphobia or Toxophobia or Toxicophobia- is a phobia/fear of poison or of being accidently poisoned.

    Traumatophobia- is a phobia/fear of injury.

    Tremophobia- is a phobia/fear of trembling.

    Trichinophobia- is a phobia/fear of trichinosis.

    Trichopathophobia or Trichophobia- is a phobia/fear of hair. (Chaetophobia, Hypertrichophobia)

    Triskaidekaphobia- is a phobia/fear of the number 13.

    Tropophobia- is a phobia/fear of moving or making changes.

    Trypanophobia- is a phobia/fear of injections.

    Tuberculophobia- is a phobia/fear of tuberculosis.

    Tyrannophobia- is a phobia/fear of tyrants.

    U-

    Uranophobia or Ouranophobia- is a phobia/fear of heaven.

    Urophobia- is a phobia/fear of urine or urinating.

    V-

    Vaccinophobia- is a phobia/fear of vaccination.

    Venustraphobia- is a phobia/fear of beautiful women.

    Verbophobia- is a phobia/fear of words.

    Verminophobia- is a phobia/fear of germs.

    Vestiphobia- is a phobia/fear of clothing.

    Virginitiphobia- is a phobia/fear of rape.

    Vitricophobia- is a phobia/fear of step-father.

    W-

    Walloonphobia- is a phobia/fear of the Walloons.

    Wiccaphobia: is a phobia/fear of witches and witchcraft.

    X-

    Xanthophobia- is a phobia/fear of the Colour yellow or the word yellow.

    Xenoglossophobia- is a phobia/fear of foreign languages.

    Xenophobia- is a phobia/fear of strangers or foreigners.

    Xerophobia- is a phobia/fear of dryness.

    Xylophobia- 1) is a phobia/fear of wooden objects. 2) Forests.

    Xyrophobia-is a phobia/fear of razors.

    Z-

    Zelophobia- is a phobia/fear of jealousy.

    Zeusophobia- is a phobia/fear of God or gods.

    Zemmiphobia- is a phobia/fear of the great mole rat.

    Zoophobia- is a phobia/fear of animals.

    Do you have any fears/phobias?

    #16483 Reply

    Newsroom
    Participant

    Kerri where did ya get all that??

    Yeah im claustrophobic>

    #16484 Reply

    Tanya
    Participant

    I had no idea that so many phobias can exist in our life’s. Some of them really make me laugh, like Androphobia / fear of men ( hmm, I would be really disappointed to have this one ), but I definitely have Arachnophobia / fear of spiders.

    ________

    Tanya

    #16485 Reply

    Newsroom
    Participant

    Pagonophobia-fear of beards ha ha !!

    and fear of the pope-papaphobia!!Ha

    #16486 Reply

    eagleeye
    Participant

    Is there a fear of bureaucrats in there somewhere ?

    If not, what would we call it?

    #16487 Reply

    Ross
    Participant

    Hahaha – some of these must be made up –

    Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia- is a phobia/fear of long words.

    Case in point…..

    #16488 Reply

    Lee Smith
    Participant

    No need to spam the thread sure we can google any phobias.

    Myself, Mice and people that are brainwashed by religion.

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