List of Phobias

List of Phobias
What is a phobia
A phobia is an irrational and extreme fear of something that’s unlikely to cause harm. The word 'phobia' comes from the Greek word “phobos,” which means “fear” or “horror.” People with some phobias sometimes experience panic attacks when they encounter the things they fear. There’s also a fear of fears and its called phobophobia

List of Phobias starting with A

Phobia Fear of
ablutophobiafear of washing or bathing
acarophobiafear of itching or of the insects that cause itching
acerophobiafear of sourness
achluophobiafear of darkness
acousticophobiafear of noise
acrophobiafear of heights
aeroacrophobiafear of open high places
aeronausiphobiafear of vomiting secondary to airsickness
aerophobiafear of aircraft or flying
agateophobiafear of insanity
agliophobiafear of pain
agoraphobiafear of open spaces
agraphobiafear of sexual abuse
agrizoophobiafear of wild animals
agyrophobiafear of streets or crossing the street
aichmophobiafear of needles or pointed objects
ailurophobiafear of cats
akousticophobiafear of sound
albuminurophobiafear of kidney disease
alektorophobiafear of chickens or ducks
algophobiafear of pain
alliumphobiafear of garlic
allodoxaphobiafear of opinions
altophobiafear of heights
amakaphobiafear of carriages
amathophobiafear of dust
amaxophobiafear of riding in a car
ambulophobiafear of walking
amnesiphobiafear of amnesia
amychophobiafear of scratches or being scratched
anablephobiafear of looking up
anatidaephobiafear of chickens
ancraophobiafear of wind
androphobiafear of men
anemophobiafear of air drafts or wind
anginophobiafear of angina, choking or narrowness
anglophobiafear of England or English culture
angrophobiafear of anger or of becoming angry
ankylophobiafear of immobility of a joint
anthophobiafear of flowers
anthrophobia fear of flowers
anthropophobiafear of people or society
antlophobiafear of floods
anuptaphobiafear of staying single
apeirophobiafear of infinity
aphenphosmphobiafear of being touched
apiphobiafear of bees
apotemnophobiafear of persons with amputations
aquaphobiafear of water
arachibutyrophobiafear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth
arachnephobiafear of spiders
arachnophobiafear of spiders
arithmophobiafear of numbers
arrhenphobiafear of men
arrhenphobiafear of men
arsonphobiafear of fire
asthenophobiafear of fainting or weakness
astraphobiafear of thunder and lightning
astrapophobiafear of thunder and lightning
astrophobiafear of stars or celestial space
asymmetriphobiafear of asymmetrical things
ataxiophobiafear of the loss of bodily control or muscular coordination
ataxophobiafear of disorder or untidiness
atelophobiafear of imperfection
atephobiafear of ruin or ruins
athazagoraphobiafear of being forgotten or ignored or forgetting
atomosophobiafear of atomic explosions
atychiphobiafear of failure
aulophobiafear of flutes
aurophobiafear of gold
auroraphobiafear of northern lights
autodysomophobiafear of vile odor
automatonophobiafear of human-like figures
automysophobiafear of being dirty
autophobiafear of being alone or isolation
aviatophobiafear of flying
aviophobiafear of flying

List of Phobias starting with B

Phobia Fear of
bacillophobiafear of microbes
bacteriophobiafear of bacteria
ballistophobiafear of missiles or bullets
barophobiafear of gravity
basiphobiafear of walking or falling or inability to stand
basophobiafear of walking or falling or inability to stand
bathmophobiafear of stairs or steep slopes
bathophobiafear of depth
batophobiafear of heights or being close to high buildings
batrachophobiafear of frogs and other amphibians
belonephobiafear of pins and needles
bibliophobiafear of books
blennophobiafear of slime
bogyphobiafear of bogeys or the bogeyman
bolshephobiafear of bolsheviks
botanophobiafear of plants
bromidrophobiafear of body smells
bromidrosiphobiafear of body smells
brontophobiafear of thunder and lightning
bufonophobiafear of toads

List of Phobias starting with C

Phobia Fear of
cacophobiafear of ugliness
cainophobiafear of newness or novelty
cainotophobiafear of newness or novelty
caligynephobiafear of beautiful women
cancerophobiafear of cancer
carcinophobiafear of cancer
cardiophobiafear of the heart
carnophobiafear of meat
catagelophobiafear of being ridiculed
catapedaphobiafear of jumping from high and low places
cathisophobiafear of sitting
catoptrophobiafear of mirrors
cenophobiafear of new things or ideas
cenotophobiafear of voids, empty rooms, barren spaces
centophobiafear of new things or ideas.
ceraunophobiafear of thunder and lightning
chaetophobiafear of hair
cheimaphobiafear of cold
cheimatophobiafear of cold
chemophobiafear of chemicals
cherophobiafear of happiness or gaiety
chionophobiafear of snow
chiraptophobiafear of being touched
chirophobiafear of hands
chiroptophobiafear of bats
cholerophobiafear of anger
chorophobiafear of dancing
chrematophobiafear of money
chromatophobiafear of colors
chrometophobiafear of money
chromophobia fear of colors
chronomentrophobiafear of clocks
chronophobiafear of time
cibophobiafear of food
claustrophobiafear of confined spaces
cleisiophobiafear of being locked in an enclosed place
cleithrophobiafear of being locked in an enclosed place
cleptophobiafear of stealing
climacophobiafear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs
clinophobiafear of going to bed
clithrophobiafear of being locked in an enclosed place
cnidophobiafear of stings
coimetrophobiafear of cemeteries
coitophobiafear of coitus.
cometophobiafear of comets
consecotaleophobiafear of chopsticks
contreltophobiafear of sexual abuse
coprastasophobiafear of constipation
coprophobiafear of feces or defecation
coulrophobiafear of clowns
counterphobiafear of not being in fearful situations
cremnophobiafear of precipices or steep cliffs
cryophobiafear of extreme cold, ice or frost
crystallophobiafear of crystals or glass
cyberphobiafear of computers or working on a computer
cyclophobiafear of bicycles
cymophobiafear of waves or wave like motions
cynophobiafear of dogs or rabies
cyprianophobia fear of prostitutes or venereal disease
cypridophobia fear of prostitutes or venereal disease
cyprinophobia fear of prostitutes or venereal disease
cypriphobia fear of prostitutes or venereal disease

List of Phobias starting with D

Phobia Fear of
daemonophobiafear of demons
decidophobiafear of making decisions
defecaloesiophobiafear of painful bowels movements
deipnophobiafear of dining or dinner conversations
dementophobiafear of insanity
demonophobia fear of demons
demophobiafear of crowds
dendrophobiafear of trees
dentophobiafear of dentists
dermatopathophobiafear of skin disease
dermatophobiafear of skin disease or skin lesions
dermatosiophobiafear of skin disease
dextrophobiafear of objects at the right side of the body
diabetophobiafear of diabetes
didaskaleinophobiafear of going to school
dikephobiafear of justice
dinophobiafear of dizziness or whirlpools
diplophobiafear of double vision
dipsophobiafear of drinking
dishabiliophobiafear of undressing in front of someone
disposophobiafear of throwing stuff out or hoarding
domatophobiafear of houses or being in a house
doraphobiafear of fur or hides or skins of animals
doxophobiafear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise
dromophobiafear of crossing streets
dutchphobiafear of the Dutch
dysmorphophobiafear of deformity
dystychiphobiafear of accidents

List of Phobias starting with E

Phobia Fear of
ecclesiophobiafear of church
ecophobiafear of cataclysmic environmental change
eicophobiafear of home or home surroundings
eisoptrophobiafear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror
electrophobiafear of electricity
eleutherophobiafear of freedom
elurophobiafear of cats
emetophobiafear of vomiting
enetephobiafear of pins
enetophobiafear of pins
enissophobiafear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism
enochlophobiafear of crowds
enosiophobia fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism
entomophobiafear of insects
eosophobiafear of dawn or daylight
ephebiphobiafear of teenagers or of young people
epistaxiophobiafear of nosebleeds
epistemophobiafear of knowledge
equinophobiafear of horses
eremophobiafear of being alone or lonely
ereuthophobiafear of red lights or blushing or color red
ereuthrophobiafear of blushing
ergasiophobiafear of work or functioning or surgeon’s fear of operating on a patient
ergophobiafear of work
erotophobiafear of sexual love or sexual abuse
erythrophobiafear of red lights or blushing or color red
erytophobiafear of red lights or blushing or color red
euphobiafear of hearing good news
eurotophobiafear of female genitalia

List of Phobias starting with F

Phobia Fear of
febriphobiafear of fever
fibriphobiafear of fever
fibriophobiafear of fever
felinophobiafear of cats
francophobiafear of France or French culture
friggatriskaidekaphobiafear of Friday the 13th
frigophobiafear of cold or cold things

List of Phobias starting with G

Phobia Fear of
galeophobiafear of cats
galiophobiafear France or French culture
gallophobiafear France or French culture
gamophobia fear of marriage
gatophobia fear of cats
geliophobia fear of laughter
gelotophobia fear of being laughed at
geniophobia fear of chins
genophobiafear of sexual intercourse
genuphobia fear of knees or the act of kneeling
gephydrophobiafear of crossing bridges
gephyrophobiafear of crossing bridges
gephysrophobia fear of crossing bridges
gerascophobiafear of growing old or aging
germanophobiafear of Germany or German culture.
gerontophobiafear of old people or of growing old.
geumaphobiafear of taste
geumophobia fear of taste
globophobiafear of balloons
glossophobia fear of public speaking
gnosiophobia fear of knowledge
graphophobia fear of writing or handwriting
gymnophobiafear of nudity
gynephobiafear of women
gynophobia fear of women

List of Phobias starting with H

Phobia Fear of
hadephobiafear of hell
hagiophobiafear of saints or holy things
halitophobiafear of bad breath
hamartophobiafear of sinning
haphephobia fear of being touched
haptephobiafear of being touched
harpaxophobiafear of being robbed
hedonophobiafear of feeling pleasure
heliophobiafear of the sun
hellenologophobiafear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology
helminthophobiafear of being infested with worms
hematophobiafear of blood
hemophobiafear of blood
heptadecaphobiafear of the number 17
heptadekaphobiafear of the number 17
hereiophobiafear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation
heresyphobia fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation
herpetophobiafear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
heterophobiafear of the opposite gender
hexakosioihexekontahexaphobiafear of the number 666
hierophobiafear of priests or sacred things
hippophobiafear of horses
hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobiafear of long words
hobophobiafear of bums or beggars
hodophobiafear of road travel
homichlophobiafear of fog
homilophobiafear of sermons
hominophobiafear of men
homophobiafear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual
hoplophobiafear of firearms
hormephobiafear of shock
hyalophobiafear of glass
hydrargyophobiafear of mercurial medicines
hydrophobiafear of water
hydrophobophobiafear of rabies
hyelophobia fear of glass
hygrophobiafear of liquids, dampness, or moisture
hylephobiafear of materialism or the fear of epilepsy
hylophobiafear of forests
hypegiaphobiafear of responsibility
hypengyophobiafear of responsibility
hypnophobiafear of sleep or of being hypnotized
hypsiphobiafear of height

List of Phobias starting with I

Phobia Fear of
iatrophobiafear of going to the doctor or of doctors
ichthyophobiafear of fish
ideophobiafear of ideas
illyngophobiafear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down
insectophobiafear of insects
iophobiafear of poison
isolophobiafear of solitude, being alone
isopterophobiafear of termites
ithyphallophobiafear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis

List of Phobias starting with J

Phobia Fear of
japanophobiafear of Japanese
judeophobiafear of Jews

List of Phobias starting with K

Phobia Fear of
kainophobiafear of anything new, novelty
Kainolophobiafear of anything new, novelty
kakorrhaphiophobiafear of failure or defeat
katagelophobiafear of ridicule
kathisophobiafear of sitting down
katsaridaphobiafear of cockroaches
kenophobiafear of voids or empty spaces
keraunophobiafear of thunder and lightning
kinesophobiafear of movement or motion
kinetophobiafear of movement or motion
kleptophobiafear of stealing
koinoniphobiafear of rooms or rooms full of people
kolpophobiafear of genitals, particularly female
koniophobiafear of dust
kopophobiafear of fatigue
kosmikophobiafear of cosmic phenomenon
koumpounophobiafear of buttons on clothing
kymophobiafear of waves
kynophobiafear of rabies
kyphophobiafear of stooping

List of Phobias starting with L

Phobia Fear of
lachanophobiafear of vegetables
laliophobia fear of speaking
lalophobiafear of speaking
lepidopterophobia fear of butterflies and moths
leprophobia fear of leprosy
lepraphobiafear of leprosy
leukophobiafear of the color white
levophobiafear of things to the left side of the body
ligyrophobiafear of loud noises
lilapsophobiafear of tornadoes and hurricanes
limnophobiafear of lakes
linonophobiafear of string
liticaphobiafear of lawsuits
lockiophobiafear of childbirth
logizomechanophobiafear of computers
logophobiafear of words.
luiphobiafear of lues or syphilis
lutraphobiafear of otters
lygophobiafear of darkness
lyssophobiafear of rabies or of becoming mad

List of Phobias starting with M

Phobia Fear of
macrophobiafear of long waits
mageirocophobiafear of cooking
maieusiophobiafear of childbirth
malaxophobiafear of love play
maniaphobiafear of insanity
masklophobiafear of people in masks, costumes and mascots
mastigophobiafear of punishment
mechanophobiafear of machines
medomalacuphobiafear of losing an erection
medorthophobiafear of an erect penis
megalophobiafear of large things
melanophobiafear of the color black
melissophobiafear of bees
melophobiafear or hatred of music
meningitophobiafear of brain disease
menophobiafear of menstruation
merinthophobiafear of being bound or tied up
metallophobiafear of metal
metathesiophobiafear of changes
meteorophobiafear of meteors
methyphobiafear of alcohol
metrophobiafear or hatred of poetry
microbiophobiafear of microbes
microphobiafear of small things
misophobia fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.
mnemophobiafear of memories
molysmophobiafear of being contaminated with dirt or germs
molysomophobiafear of dirt or contamination.
monopathophobiafear of definite disease
monophobiafear of solitude or being alone.
motorphobiafear of automobiles
mottephobiafear of moths
muriphobiafear of mice
murophobiafear of mice or rats
musophobia fear of mice
mycophobiafear or aversion to mushrooms
mycrophobiafear of small things
myctophobiafear of darkness
myrmecophobiafear of ants
mysophobiafear of being contaminated with dirt or germs
mythophobiafear of myths, stories, or false statements
myxophobiafear of slime

List of Phobias starting with N

Phobia Fear of
nebulaphobiafear of fog
necrophobiafear of death or dead things
nelophobiafear of glass
neopharmaphobiafear of new drugs
neophobiafear of anything new
nephophobiafear of clouds
noctiphobiafear of the night
nomatophobiafear of names
nomophobiafear of being out of mobile phone coverage
nosemaphobiafear of becoming ill
nosocomephobiafear of hospitals
nosophobiafear of contracting a disease or becoming ill
nostophobiafear of returning home
novercaphobiafear of your step-mother
nucleomituphobiafear of nuclear weapons
nudophobiafear of nudity
numerophobiafear of numbers
nyctohylophobiafear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night
nyctophobiafear of the darkness or of night

List of Phobias starting with O

Phobia Fear of
obesophobiafear of gaining weight
ochlophobiafear of crowds or mobs
ochophobiafear of vehicles
octophobiafear of the figure 8
odontophobiafear of teeth or dental surgery
odynephobiafear of pain
odynophobiafear of pain
oenophobiafear of wines
oikophobiafear of home surroundings and household appliances
olfactophobiafear of smells
ombrophobiafear of rain or of being rained on
ommatophobiafear of eyes
ommetaphobiafear of eyes
omphalophobiafear of belly buttons
oneirogmophobiafear of wet dreams
oneirophobiafear of dreams
onomatophobiafear of hearing a certain word or of names
ophidiophobiafear of snakes
ophthalmophobiafear of being stared at
opiophobiafear of prescribing (opioid) medication to patients
optophobiafear of opening one’s eyes
ornithophobiafear of birds
orthophobiafear of property
osmophobiafear of smells or odors
osphresiophobiafear of smells or odors
ostraconophobiafear of shellfish
ouranophobiafear of heaven
ovaphobiafear of eggs

List of Phobias starting with P

Phobia Fear of
pagophobiafear of ice or frost
panophobia fear of everything
panthophobiafear of suffering and disease
pantophobiafear of everything
papaphobiafear of the pope
papyrophobiafear of paper
paralipophobiafear of neglecting duty or responsibility
paraphobiafear of sexual perversion
parasitophobiafear of parasites
paraskavedekatriaphobiafear of Friday the 13th
parthenophobiafear of virgins or young girls
parturiphobiafear of childbirth
pathophobiafear of disease
patroiophobiafear of heredity
peccatophobiafear of sinning or imaginary crimes
pediaphobiafear of babies or children
pediculophobiafear of lice
pediophobiafear of dolls
pedophobiafear of children
peladophobiafear of bald people
pellagrophobiafear of pellagra
peniaphobiafear of poverty
pentheraphobiafear of mother-in-law
phagophobiafear of swallowing or of eating or of being eaten
phalacrophobiafear of becoming bald
phallophobiafear of erections or fear of penis
pharmacophobiafear of taking medicine or fear of drugs
phasmophobiafear of ghosts or phantoms
phengophobiafear of daylight or sunshine
philemaphobia fear of kissing
philematophobiafear of kissing
philophobiafear of falling in love or being in love
philosophobiafear of philosophy
phobophobiafear of fear itself or of having a phobia
phonophobiafear of loud noises or voices or phones
photoaugliaphobiafear of glaring lights
photophobiafear of light
phronemophobiafear of thinking
phthiriophobiafear of lice
phthisiophobiafear of tuberculosis.
placophobiafear of tombstones
plutophobiafear of wealth
pluviophobiafear of rain or of being rained on
pneumatiphobiafear of spirits
pnigerophobiafear of choking of being smothered
pnigophobia fear of choking of being smothered
pocrescophobiafear of gaining weight
pogonophobiafear of beards
poinephobiafear of punishment
poliosophobiafear of contracting poliomyelitis
politicophobiafear or abnormal dislike of politicians
polyphobiafear of many things or fear of everything
ponophobiafear of overworking or of pain
pornophobiadislike or fear of pornography
porphyrophobiafear of the color purple
potamophobiafear of rivers or running water
potophobiafear of alcohol
proctophobiafear of rectums
prosophobiafear of progress
psellismophobiafear of stuttering
psychophobiafear of mind
psychrophobiafear of cold
pteromerhanophobiafear of flying
pteronophobiafear of being tickled by feathers
pupaphobiafear of puppets
pyrexiophobiafear of fever
pyrophobiafear of fire

List of Phobias starting with Q

Phobia Fear of
quadraphobiafear of the number four
quadriplegiphobiafear of quadriplegics or fear of becoming a quadriplegic
quintaphobiafear of the number five

List of Phobias starting with R

Phobia Fear of
radiophobiafear of radiation, x-rays
ranidaphobiafear of frogs
rectophobiafear of rectum or rectal diseases
rhabdophobiafear of being severely punished or of being severely criticized
rhypophobiafear of defecation
rhytiphobiafear of getting wrinkles
rupophobiafear of dirt
russophobiafear of Russia or Russians
rypophobia fear of filth, defecation, or of being soiled

List of Phobias starting with S

Phobia Fear of
samhainophobiafear of Halloween
sarmassophobiafear of love play
satanophobiafear of Satan
scabiophobiafear of scabies
scatophobiafear of fecal matter
scelerophibiafear of burglars
sciaphobiafear of shadows
sciophobiafear of shadows
scoleciphobiafear of worms
scolionophobiafear of school
scopophobiafear of being seen or stared at
scotomaphobiafear of blindness in visual field.
scotophobiafear of darkness
scriptophobiafear of writing in public
selachophobiafear of sharks
selaphobiafear of light flashes
selenophobiafear of the moon
seplophobiafear of decaying matter
sesquipedalophobiafear of long words
sexophobiafear of sexual organs or sexual activities
siderodromophobiafear of trains, railroads or train travel
siderophobiafear of stars
sinistrophobiafear of things to the left or left-handed
sinophobiafear of Chinese people or Chinese culture
sitiophobiafear of food or eating
sitophobiafear of food or eating
soceraphobiafear of parents-in-law
sociophobiafear of society or social situations
somniphobiafear of sleep
sophophobiafear of learning
soteriophobiafear of dependence on others
spacephobiafear of outer space
spectrophobiafear of mirrors
spermatophobia fear of germs
spermophobiafear of germs
spheksophobiafear of wasps
stasiphobiafear of standing or walking
staurophobiafear of crosses or the crucifix
stenophobiafear of narrow things or places
stygiophobia fear of hell
submechanophobiafear of submerged objects
suriphobiafear of mice
symbolophobiafear of symbolism
symmetrophobiafear of symmetry
syngenesophobiafear of relatives
syphilophobiafear of syphilis

List of Phobias starting with T

Phobia Fear of
tachophobiafear of speed
taeniophobiafear of tapeworms
taphephobiafear of being buried alive or of cemeteries
taphophobiafear of being buried alive or of cemeteries
tapinophobiafear of being contagious
taurophobiafear of bulls
technophobiafear of technology
teleophobiafear of definite plans
telephonophobiafear of telephones
teratophobiafear of bearing a deformed child or monster
testophobiafear of taking tests
tetanophobiafear of lockjaw, tetanus
teutophobiafear of Germany or German things.
textophobiafear of certain fabrics
thaasophobiafear of sitting
thalassophobiafear of the sea
thanatophobiafear of death or dying
theatrophobiafear of theatres
theologicophobiafear of theology
theophobiafear of god or religion
thermophobiafear of heat
tocophobiafear of pregnancy or childbirth
tokophobiafear of pregnancy or childbirth
tomophobiafear of surgical operations or medical procedures
tonitrophobiafear of thunder
topophobiafear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright
toxiphobiafear of poison or of being accidently poisoned
traumatophobiafear of injury
tremophobiafear of trembling
trichopathophobiafear of hair disorders
trichophobiafear of hair or hair fall
triskaidekaphobiafear of the number 13
tropophobiafear of moving or making changes
trypanophobiafear of injections
trypophobiafear of holes or a pattern of holes
tuberculophobiafear of tuberculosis
tyrannophobiafear of tyrants

List of Phobias starting with U

Phobia Fear of
uranophobiafear of heaven
urophobiafear of urine or urinating

List of Phobias starting with V

Phobia Fear of
vaccinophobiafear of vaccination
vehophobiafear of driving
venustraphobiafear of beautiful women
verbophobiafear of words
verminophobiafear of germs
vestiphobiafear of clothing
virginitiphobiafear of rape
vitricophobiafear of step-father

List of Phobias starting with X

Phobia Fear of
xanthophobiafear of the color yellow
xenoglossophobiafear of foreign languages
xenophobiafear of strangers or foreigners
xerophobiafear of dryness
xylophobiafear of wooden objects or fear of forests
xyrophobiafear of razors

List of Phobias starting with Z

Phobia Fear of
zelophobiafear of jealousy or of strong emotion
zemmiphobiafear of the mole rat
zeusophobiafear of God
zoophobiafear of animals
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