List of Phobias (400+)

List of Phobias (400+)

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A

Ablutophobia - Fear of bathing.
Acarophobia - Fear of tiny insects that cause itching.
Acerophobia - Fear of sourness.
Acousticophobia - Fear of noise.
Acrophobia - Fear of heights. (Hypsiphobia)
Aeroacrophobia - Fear of open high places.
Aeronausiphobia - Fear of vomiting due to airsickness.
Aerophobia - Fear of flying. (Aviophobia)
Agoraphobia - Fear of crowded places. (Demophobia)
Agraphobia - Fear of sexual abuse. (Contreltophobia, Enochlophobia)
Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals.
Aichmophobia - Fear of sharp objects.
Ailurophobia - Fear of cats.
Albuminurophobia - Fear of kidney disease.
Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
Algophobia - Fear of pain.
Alliumphobia - Fear of garlic.
Allodoxaphobia - Fear of opinions.
Amathophobia - Fear of dust.
Amaxophobia - Fear of riding in a car.
Ambulophobia - Fear of walking.
Amnesiphobia - Fear of amnesia.
Amychophobia - Fear of scratches or being scratched.
Anablephobia - Fear of looking up.
Anatidaephobia - Fear of being constantly watched by a duck.
Ancraophobia - Fear of wind. (Anemophobia)
Androphobia - Fear of men. (Hominophobia)
Anginophobia - Fear of angina, choking or narrowness.
Anglophobia - Fear of England or English culture.
Angrophobia - Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
Ankylophobia - Fear of joint immobility.
Anthophobia - Fear of flowers.
Anthropophobia - Fear of people or society.
Antlophobia - Fear of floods.
Anuptaphobia - Fear of staying single.
Apeirophobia - Fear of infinity.
Apotemnophobia - Fear of persons with amputations.
Aquaphobia - Fear of water.
Arachibutyrophobia - Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders.
Asthenophobia - Fear of fainting or weakness.
Astrophobia - Fear of stars or celestial space.
Asymmetriphobia - Fear of asymmetrical things.
Ataxiophobia - Fear of muscular incoordination.
Ataxophobia - Fear of disorder or untidiness.
Atelophobia- Fear of imperfection.
Atephobia - Fear of ruins.
Athazagoraphobia - Fear of being forgotten or ignored.
Atheophobia - Fear of atheists.
Atomosophobia - Fear of atomic explosions.
Aulophobia - Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia - Fear of gold.
Auroraphobia - Fear of Northern lights.
Automysophobia - Fear of being dirty.
Autophobia - Fear of being alone. (Isolophobia)

B

Ballistophobia - Fear of missiles or bullets.
Bolshephobia - Fear of Bolsheviks.
Barophobia - Fear of gravity.
Basophobia - Fear of falling.
Bathmophobia - Fear of stairs or steep slopes. (Climacophobia)
Bathophobia - Fear of depth.
Bibliophobia - Fear of books.
Blennophobia - Fear of slime.
Bogyphobia - Fear of the bogeyman.
Botanophobia - Fear of plants.
Bromidrosiphobia - Fear of body smells.
Brontophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning. (Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia, Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
Bufonophobia - Fear of toads.

C

Cacophobia - Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia - Fear of newness, novelty.
Cancerophobia - Fear of cancer.
Cardiophobia - Fear of the heart.
Carnophobia - Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia - Fear of being ridiculed. (aka Katagelophobia)
Catapedaphobia - Fear of jumping from high and low places.
Chaetophobia - Fear of hair.
Chemophobia - Fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.
Cherophobia - Fear of happiness.
Chionophobia - Fear of snow.
Chiraptophobia - Fear of being touched. (Haphephobia)
Chirophobia - Fear of hands.
Chiroptophobia - Fear of bats.
Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns.
Chorophobia - Fear of dancing.
Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia - Fear of money.
Chromophobia - Fear of colors.
Chronophobia - Fear of time.
Chronomentrophobia - Fear of clocks.
Claustrophobia - Fear of confined spaces. (Cleithrophobia, Cleisiophobia)
Cleptophobia - Fear of stealing.
Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed.
Cnidophobia - Fear of stings.
Cometophobia - Fear of comets.
Coimetrophobia - Fear of cemeteries.
Coitophobia - Fear of sexual intercourse. (Genophobia)
Coprastasophobia - Fear of constipation.
Coprophobia - Fear of feces.
Consecotaleophobia - Fear of chopsticks.
Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns.
Cremnophobia - Fear of precipices.
Cryophobia - Fear of extreme cold, ice, or frost. (Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Frigophobia, Psychrophobia)
Crystallophobia - Fear of crystals or glass.
Cyanophobia - Fear of the color blue.
Cyclophobia - Fear of bicycles.
Cymophobia - Fear of waves or wave like motions.
Cynophobia - Fear of dogs.
Cypridophobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.

D

Decidophobia - Fear of making decisions.
Defecaloesiophobia - Fear of painful bowel movements.
Deipnophobia - Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
Dementophobia - Fear of insanity. (Agateophobia)
Demonophobia - Fear of demons.
Dendrophobia - Fear of trees.
Dentophobia - Fear of dentists.
Dermatophobia - Fear of skin disease.
Dextrophobia - Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
Diabetophobia - Fear of diabetes.
Dikephobia - Fear of justice.
Dinophobia - Fear of dizziness or whirlpools.
Diplophobia - Fear of double vision.
Dipsophobia - Fear of drinking alcohol. (methyphobia)
Dishabiliophobia - Fear of undressing in front of someone.
Disposophobia - Fear of throwing stuff out. Hoarding.
Doraphobia - Fear of fur or skins of animals.
Dromophobia - Fear of crossing streets.
Dutchphobia - Fear of the Dutch.
Dysmorphophobia - Fear of deformity.
Dystychiphobia - Fear of accidents.

E

Ecclesiophobia- Fear of churches.
Ecophobia - Fear of home.
Eisoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors.
Electrophobia - Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia - Fear of freedom.
Emetophobia - Fear of vomiting.
Enetophobia - Fear of pins.
Enosiophobia - Fear of criticism or committing a sin.
Eosophobia - Fear of dawn or daylight.
Ephebiphobia - Fear of teenagers.
Epistaxiophobia - Fear of nosebleeds.
Epistemophobia - Fear of knowledge. (Gnosiophobia)
Equinophobia - Fear of horses. (Hippophobia)
Ergophobia - Fear of work. (Ergasiophobia)
Erotophobia - Fear of sex or sexual questions.
Euphobia - Fear of hearing good news.
Erythrophobia - Fear of blushing.

F

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

G

Gamophobia - Fear of marriage.
Geliophobia - Fear of laughter.
Gelotophobia - Fear of being laughed at.
Geniophobia - Fear of chins.
Genuphobia - Fear of knees.
Gephyrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges.
Germanophobia - Fear of Germany, German culture, or German people.
Gerontophobia - Fear of old people or of growing old.
Geumaphobia - Fear of taste.
Glossophobia - Fear of public speaking.
Graphophobia - Fear of writing.
Gynophobia - Fear of women.

H

Hadephobia - Fear of hell.
Hagiophobia - Fear of saints or holy things.
Harpaxophobia - Fear of being robbed.
Hedonophobia - Fear of feeling pleasure.
Heliophobia - Fear of the sun.
Hellenologophobia - Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
Hemophobia - Fear of blood.
Heresyphobia - Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Herpetophobia - Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
Heterophobia - Fear of the opposite sex.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia - Fear of the number 666.
Hierophobia - Fear of priests or sacred things.
Hobophobia - Fear of bums or homeless people.
Hodophobia - Fear of road travel.
Hormephobia - Fear of shock.
Homichlophobia - Fear of fog.
Homilophobia - Fear of sermons.
Homophobia - Fear of homosexuality.
Hoplophobia - Fear of firearms.
Hydrargyophobia - Fear of mercurial medicines.
Hydrophobophobia - Fear of rabies.
Hygrophobia - Fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.
Hylophobia - Fear of forests.
Hypengyophobia - Fear of responsibility.
Hypnophobia - Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.

I

Iatrophobia- Fear of doctors.
Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish.
Ideophobia - Fear of ideas.
Illyngophobia - Fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down.
Iophobia - Fear of poison.
Insectophobia - Fear of insects. (Entomophobia)
Isopterophobia - Fear of termites, insects that eat wood.

J

Japanophobia - Fear of Japan, Japanese culture, or Japanese people.
Judeophobia - Fear of Jews.

K

Kakorrhaphiophobia- Fear of failure. (Atychiphobia)
Katsaridaphobia - Fear of cockroaches.
Kenophobia - Fear of voids or empty spaces.
Kinetophobia - Fear of movement.
Koinoniphobia - Fear of rooms.
Kolpophobia - Fear of female genitals (aka Eurotophobia)
Kopophobia - Fear of fatigue.
Kosmikophobia - Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
Kyphophobia - Fear of stooping.

L

Lachanophobia - Fear of vegetables.
Laliophobia - Fear of speaking.
Leprophobia - Fear of leprosy.
Leukophobia - Fear of the color white.
Levophobia - Fear of things to the left side of the body.
Ligyrophobia - Fear of loud noises.
Lilapsophobia - Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
Limnophobia - Fear of lakes.
Linonophobia - Fear of string.
Liticaphobia - Fear of lawsuits.
Logizomechanophobia - Fear of computers. (Cyberphobia)
Logophobia - Fear of words. (Verbophobia)
Luiphobia - Fear of lues, syphilis.
Lutraphobia - Fear of otters.

M

Macrophobia - Fear of long waits.
Mageirocophobia - Fear of cooking.
Maieusiophobia - Fear of childbirth.
Malaxophobia - Fear of love play.
Mastigophobia - Fear of punishment.
Mechanophobia - Fear of machines.
Medomalacuphobia - Fear of losing an erection.
Megalophobia - Fear of large things.
Melissophobia - Fear of bees. (Apiphobia)
Melanophobia - Fear of the color black.
Melophobia - Fear of music.
Meningitophobia - Fear of brain disease.
Menophobia - Fear of menstruation.
Merinthophobia - Fear of being bound or tied up.
Metallophobia - Fear of metal.
Metathesiophobia - Fear of changes.
Meteorophobia - Fear of meteors.
Metrophobia - Fear of poetry.
Microphobia - Fear of small things.
Mnemophobia - Fear of memories.
Mottephobia - Fear of moths.
Mycophobia - Fear of mushrooms.
Myrmecophobia - Fear of ants.
Mysophobia - Fear of germs. (aka Germaphobia, Verminophobia, Bacteriophobia, and Bacillophobia)
Mythophobia - Fear of myths or false statements.

N

Negrophobia - Fear of black people.
Nelophobia - Fear of glass.
Neopharmaphobia - Fear of new drugs.
Nephophobia - Fear of clouds.
Noctiphobia - Fear of the night.
Nomatophobia - Fear of names.
Nomophobia - Fear of being without your phone.
Nosocomephobia - Fear of hospitals.
Nosophobia - Fear of becoming ill.
Nostophobia - Fear of returning home.
Novercaphobia - Fear of your step-mother.
Nucleomituphobia - Fear of nuclear weapons.
Nudophobia - Fear of nudity. (Gymnophobia)
Numerophobia - Fear of numbers. (Arithmophobia)
Nyctohylophobia - Fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night
Nyctophobia - Fear of the dark. (Achluphobia, Myctophobia, Lygophobia)

O

Obesophobia - Fear of gaining weight. (Pocrescophobia)
Ochophobia - Fear of automobiles.
Octophobia - Fear of the number 8.
Odontophobia - Fear of teeth or dental surgery.
Oenophobia - Fear of wines.
Olfactophobia - Fear of smells.
Ombrophobia - Fear of rain.
Ommetaphobia - Fear of eyes.
Omphalophobia - Fear of belly buttons.
Oneirophobia - Fear of dreams.
Oneirogmophobia - Fear of wet dreams.
Onomatophobia - Fear of hearing a certain word or of names.
Ophidiophobia - Fear of snakes.
Opiophobia - Fear of opioids.
Ornithophobia - Fear of birds.
Orthophobia - Fear of property.
Ostraconophobia - Fear of shellfish.
Ouranophobia - Fear of heaven.

P

Panthophobia - Fear of suffering and disease.
Panophobia - Fear of everything.
Papaphobia - Fear of the Pope.
Papyrophobia - Fear of paper.
Paraphobia - Fear of sexual perversion.
Parasitophobia - Fear of parasites.
Paraskavedekatriaphobia - Fear of Friday the 13th.
Parthenophobia - Fear of virgins or young girls.
Patroiophobia - Fear of heredity.
Peccatophobia - Fear of sinning or imaginary crimes.
Pediculophobia - Fear of lice.
Pediophobia - Fear of dolls.
Pedophobia - Fear of children.
Peladophobia - Fear of bald people.
Pellagrophobia - Fear of pellagra.
Peniaphobia - Fear of poverty.
Phalacrophobia - Fear of going bald.
Phallophobia - Fear of an erect penis.
Pharmacophobia - Fear of drugs.
Phasmophobia - Fear of ghosts.
Phengophobia - Fear of daylight or sunshine.
Philemaphobia - Fear of kissing.
Philophobia - Fear of falling in love or being in love.
Philosophobia - Fear of philosophy.
Phobophobia - Fear of phobias.
Photoaugliaphobia - Fear of glaring lights.
Photophobia - Fear of light.
Phronemophobia - Fear of thinking.
Placophobia - Fear of tombstones.
Plutophobia - Fear of wealth.
Pneumatiphobia - Fear of spirits.
Pnigophobia - Fear of choking or of being smothered.
Pogonophobia - Fear of beards.
Poliosophobia - Fear of contracting poliomyelitis.
Politicophobia - Fear of politicians.
Polyphobia - Fear of many things.
Ponophobia - Fear of overworking or of pain.
Pornophobia - Fear of pornography.
Porphyrophobia - Fear of the color purple.
Potamophobia - Fear of rivers or running water.
Pharmacophobia - Fear of drugs.
Prosophobia - Fear of progress.
Psellismophobia - Fear of stuttering.
Psychophobia - Fear of mind.
Pteronophobia - Fear of being tickled by feathers.
Pupaphobia - Fear of puppets. (Automatonophobia)
Pyrexiophobia - Fear of fever. (Febriphobia)
Pyrophobia - Fear of fire. (Arsonphobia)

Q

Quadraphobia - fear of the number four.
Quadriplegiphobia - fear of quadriplegics or fear of becoming a quadriplegic.
Quintaphobia - fear of the number five.

R

Radiophobia - Fear of radiation.
Rectophobia - Fear of rectums. (Proctophobia)
Rhytiphobia - Fear of getting wrinkles.
Rupophobia - Fear of dirt.
Russophobia - Fear of Russians.

S

Samhainophobia - Fear of Halloween.
Sanguivoriphobia - Fear of vampires.
Satanophobia - Fear of Satan.
Scabiophobia - Fear of scabies.
Scelerophobia - Fear of bad men, burglars.
Sciophobia - Fear of shadows.
Scoleciphobia - Fear of worms. (aka Vermiphobia or Helminthophobia)
Scolionophobia - Fear of school. (Didaskaleinophobia)
Scopophobia - Fear of being stared at. (Scoptophobia or Ophthalmophobia)
Scotomaphobia - Fear of blindness in visual field.
Scriptophobia - Fear of writing in public.
Selachophobia - Fear of sharks.
Selaphobia - Fear of light flashes.
Selenophobia - Fear of the moon.
Sesquipedalophobia- Fear of long words. (Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia)
Siderodromophobia - Fear of trains or railroads.
Sinophobia - Fear of Chinese, Chinese culture.
Sitophobia - Fear of food or eating. (Cibophobia or Sitiophobia)
Soceraphobia - Fear of parents-in-law.
Sociophobia - Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia - Fear of sleep.
Soteriophobia - Fear of dependence on others.
Spacephobia - Fear of outer space.
Spheksophobia - Fear of wasps.
Staurophobia - Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
Stenophobia - Fear of narrow things or places.
Suriphobia - Fear of mice.
Symbolophobia - Fear of symbolism.
Symmetrophobia - Fear of symmetry.
Syngenesophobia - Fear of relatives.
Syphilophobia - Fear of syphilis.

T

Tachophobia - Fear of speed.
Taeniophobia - Fear of tapeworms.
Taphephobia - Fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries.
Tapinophobia - Fear of being contagious.
Taurophobia - Fear of bulls.
Technophobia - Fear of technology.
Telephonophobia - Fear of telephones.
Testophobia - Fear of taking tests.
Tetanophobia - Fear of lockjaw, tetanus.
Textophobia - Fear of certain fabrics.
Thalassophobia - Fear of the sea.
Thantophobia - Fear of death or dying.
Theatrophobia - Fear of theaters.
Theologicophobia - Fear of theology.
Thermophobia - Fear of heat.
Tokophobia - Fear of pregnancy.
Tomophobia - Fear of surgical operations.
Tonitrophobia - Fear of thunder.
Topophobia - Fear of certain places or situations.
Traumatophobia - Fear of injury.
Tremophobia - Fear of trembling.
Trichinophobia - Fear of trichinosis.
Triskaidekaphobia- Fear of the number 13.
Tropophobia - Fear of moving or making changes.
Trypanophobia - Fear of needles or injections.
Trypophobia - Fear of holes.
Tuberculophobia - Fear of tuberculosis.
Tyrannophobia - Fear of tyrants.

U

Urophobia - Fear of urine or urinating.

V

Vaccinophobia - Fear of vaccines.
Venustraphobia - Fear of beautiful women.
Vestiphobia - Fear of clothing.
Virginitiphobia - Fear of rape.
Vitricophobia - Fear of step-father.

W

Walloonphobia - Fear of the Walloons.
Wiccaphobia - Fear of witches and witchcraft.

X

Xanthophobia - Fear of the color yellow.
Xenoglossophobia - Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia - Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Xerophobia - Fear of dryness.
Xylophobia - Fear of wooden objects or forests.
Xyrophobia - Fear of razors.

Y

Ymophobia - Fear of contrariety.

Z

Zelophobia - Fear of jealousy.
Zeusophobia - Fear of god or gods.
Zemmiphobia - Fear of the great mole rat.
Zoophobia - Fear of animals.

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