A Complete Phobia List

phobia list1). For the sufferer they are REAL

2). They AFFECT people’s lives to some degree or other

3). If you suffer from any one of these you are suffering NEEDLESSLY

4). They are ALL curable

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Ablutophobia — washing, bathing, or cleaning

Acarophobia — itching or the insects that cause itching

Acerophobia — sourness or things that are sour

Achluophobia — darkness or the dark

Acousticophobia — noise or sound

Acrophobia — heights or high levels

Aeroacrophobia — open high places

Aeronausiphobia — vomiting secondary to airsickness

Aerophobia — The fear of flying. Often paired with claustrophobia. Also refers to the fear of drafts, swallowing air, or airborne noxious substances.

Agateophobia — insanity or becoming insane

Agliophobia — pain

Agoraphobia — open spaces, leaving a safe place, or crowded public places

Agraphobia — sexual abuse

Agrizoophobia — wild animals

Agyrophobia — streets or crossing the street

Aichmophobia — needles, pins, or pointed objects

Ailurophobia — cats

Albuminurophobia — kidney disease

Alektorophobia — chickens

Alliumphobia — garlic

Allodoxaphobia — opinions or beliefs

Amathophobia — dust

Amaxophobia — riding in cars

Ambulophobia — walking

Amnesiphobia — amnesia

Amychophobia — scratches or being scratched

Anablephobia — looking up

Androphobia — men

Anemophobia — wind or air drafts

Anginophobia — angina, choking, or narrowness

Anglophobia — England, English Culture, or English People

Angrophobia — anger or becoming angry

Ankylophobia — immobility of a joint

Anthophobia — flowers

Anthropophobia — people or society

Antlophobia — floods

Anuptaphobia — staying single

Anxiety — Anxiety and a state of apprehension, uncertainty, and fear resulting from the anticipation of a realistic or fantasized threatening event or situation, often impairing physical and psychological functioning

Apeirophobia — infinity

Aphenphosmphobia — being touched

Apiphobia — bees

Apotemnophobia — people with amputations

Arachibutyrophobia — peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth

Arachnophobia — spiders

Arithmophobia — numbers

Arsonphobia — fire or flames

Asthenophobia — fainting or weakness

Astraphobia — thunder and lightning

Astrophobia — stars and celestial space

Asymmetriphobia — asymmetrical things

Ataxiophobia — ataxia (muscular incoordination)

Ataxophobia — disorder or untidiness

Atelophobia — imperfection

Atephobia — ruin or ruins

Athazagoraphobia — being forgotten, being ignored, or forgetting

Atomosophobia — atomic explosions

Atychiphobia — failure

Aulophobia — flutes

Aurophobia — gold

Auroraphobia — Northern lights

Autodysomophobia — one that has a vile odor

Automatonophobia — ventriloquist’s dummies, animatronic creatures or wax statues

Automysophobia — being dirty

Autophobia — solitude, being alone, oneself, or being by oneself

Aviophobia — flying

Bacillophobia — microbes

Bacteriophobia — bacteria

Ballistophobia — missiles or bullets

Barophobia — gravity

Basiphobia — inability to stand or falling

Bathmophobia — stairs or steep slopes

Bathophobia — depth

Batophobia — heights or being close to high buildings

Batrachophobia — amphibians, frogs, newts, or salamanders

Bibliophobia — books

Blennophobia — slime

Body Dysmorphic Disorder — having ugly or unattractive features

Bogyphobia — bogies or the bogeyman

Bolshephobia — Bolsheviks

Botanophobia — plants

Bromidrophobia — bodily odour or bodily smell

Bufonophobia — toads

Cacophobia — ugliness or things that are ugly

Cainophobia — newness or novelty

Caligynephobia — beautiful women

Cancerophobia — cancer

Cardiophobia — the heart

Carnophobia — meat

Catagelophobia — being ridiculed or ridicule

Catapedaphobia — jumping from high and low places

Cathisophobia — sitting

Catoptrophobia — mirrors

Cheimaphobia — cold

Chemophobia — chemicals or working with chemicals

Cherophobia — gaiety

Chionophobia — snow

Chirophobia — hands

Cholerophobia — anger or Cholera

Chorophobia — dancing

Chrematophobia — money

Chromatophobia — colours

Chronomentrophobia — clocks

Chronophobia — time

Claustrophobia — confined or small spaces

Cleisiophobia — being locked in an enclosed place

Cleithrophobia — being enclosed

Cleptophobia — stealing

Climacophobia — stairs, climbing stairs, or falling down stairs

Clinophobia — going to bed

Cnidophobia — stings or being stung

Coimetrophobia — cemeteries

Coitophobia — coitus, sex, or sexual intercourse

Cometophobia — comets

Coprastasophobia — constipation

Coprophobia — faeces and faecal matter

Coulrophobia — clowns

Counterphobia — The preference by a phobic for fearful situations

Cremnophobia — precipices

Cryophobia — extreme cold, ice, or frost

Crystallophobia — crystals or glass

Cyberphobia — computers or working on a computer

Cyclophobia — bicycles

Cymophobia — waves or wave-like motion

Cynophobia — dogs, canines, or rabies

Cyprianophobia — prostitutes, venereal disease, or STDs

Daemonophobia — demons or daemons

Decidophobia — making decisions

Defecaloesiophobia — painful bowel movements

Deipnophobia — dining or dinner conversation

Demophobia — crowds

Dendrophobia — trees

Dentophobia — dentists and dental procedures

Dermatopathophobia — skin disease or skin lesions

Dextrophobia — objects at the right side of the body

Diabetophobia — diabetes

Didaskaleinophobia — going to school

Dikephobia — justice

Dinophobia — dizziness or whirlpools

Diplophobia — double vision

Dipsophobia — drinking

Dishabiliophobia — undressing in front of someone

Doraphobia — fur or skins of animals

Doxophobia — expressing opinions or of receiving praise

Driving Phobia — driving a motorised vehicle

Dromophobia — crossing streets

Dutchphobia — the Netherlands, the Dutch, Dutch Culture

Dysmorphophobia — deformity

Dystychiphobia — accidents

Earthquakophobia — earthquakes

Ecclesiophobia — churches

Eisoptrophobia — mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror

Electrophobia — electricity

Eleutherophobia — freedom

Emaciatophobia — Fear of Being Too Thin

Emetophobia — vomiting or throwing up

Enetophobia — pins

Enissophobia — having committed an unpardonable sin or criticism

Entomophobia — insects or bugs

Eosophobia — dawn or daylight

Ephebiphobia — teenagers

Epistaxiophobia — nosebleeds

Epistemophobia — knowledge

Equinophobia — horses

Eremophobia — being oneself or loneliness

Ereuthophobia — red lights, blushing, or the colour red

Ergasiophobia — work, functioning, or Surgeon’s operating

Ergophobia — work

Erotophobia — sexual love or sexual questions

Euphobia — hearing good news

Fear of Success — success, achievement or moving forward in life

Francophobia — France, French people, or French culture

Frigophobia — cold or cold things

Gamophobia — marriage, commitment or relationships

Geliophobia — laughter

Geniophobia — chins

Genuphobia — knees

Gephydrophobia — crossing bridges

Gerascophobia — growing old or old people

Germanophobia — Germany, German People, or German culture

Geumaphobia — taste

Globophobia — balloons

Glossophobia — speaking in public or trying to speak

Graphophobia — writing or handwriting

Gymnophobia — nudity

Gynephobia — women

Hadephobia — hell

Hagiophobia — saints or holy things

Harpaxophobia — being robbed

Hedonophobia — feeling pleasure

Heliophobia — the sun

Hellenologophobia — Greek terms or complex scientific terminology

Helminthophobia — being infested with worms

Hemaphobia — blood

Hereiophobia — challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation

Herpetophobia — reptiles or creepy, crawly things

Heterophobia — the opposite sex

Hierophobia — priests or sacred things

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia — long words

Hobophobia — bums or beggars

Hodophobia — road travel

Homichlophobia — fog

Homilophobia — sermons

Homophobia — sameness, monotony, homosexuality, or becoming homosexual

Hoplophobia — firearms

Hormephobia — shock

Hyalophobia — glass

Hydrargyophobia — mercurial medicines

Hydrophobia — water or drowning

Hydrophobophobia — rabies

Hygrophobia — liquids, dampness, or moisture

Hylephobia — materialism or epilepsy

Hypegiaphobia — responsibility

Hypnophobia — sleep or being hypnotized

Iatrophobia — doctors or going to the doctor

Ichthyophobia — fish

Ideophobia — ideas

Illyngophobia — vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down

Insomnia — inability to sleep

Iophobia — poison

Isopterophobia — termites, insects that eat wood

Japanophobia — Japanese

Judeophobia — Jewish People

Kakorrhaphiophobia — failure or defeat

Kenophobia — voids or empty spaces

Kinesophobia — movement or motion

Koinoniphobia — rooms

Kolpophobia — genitals, particularly female

Kopophobia — fatigue

Kosmikophobia — cosmic phenomenon

Kyphophobia — stooping

Lachanophobia — vegetables

Lalophobia — speaking

Lepraphobia — leprosy

Leukophobia — the colour white

Levophobia — things to the left side of the body

Ligyrophobia — loud noises

Lilapsophobia — tornado or hurricanes

Limnophobia — lakes

Linonophobia — string

Liticaphobia — lawsuits

Lockiophobia — childbirth

Logizomechanophobia — computers

Logophobia — words

Luiphobia — lues or syphillis

Lutraphobia — otters

Macrophobia — long waits

Mageirocophobia — cooking

Malaxophobia — love play

Maniaphobia — insanity

Mastigophobia — punishment

Mechanophobia — machines

Medomalacuphobia — losing an erection

Medorthophobia — an erect penis

Megalophobia — large things

Melanophobia — the colour black

Melophobia — music

Meningitophobia — brain disease

Menophobia — menstruation

Merinthophobia — being bound or tied up

Metallophobia — metal

Metathesiophobia — changes

Meteorophobia — meteors

Metrophobia — poetry

Microbiophobia — microbes

Microphobia — small things

Misophobia — being contaminated with dirt or germs

Mnemophobia — memories

Monopathophobia — definite disease

Motorphobia — automobiles

Mottephobia — moths

Murophobia — mice

Mycophobia — mushrooms

Myrmecophobia — ants

Mythophobia — myths, stories, or false statements

Necrophobia — death or dead things

Neopharmaphobia — new drugs

Nephophobia — clouds

Noctiphobia — the night

Nomatophobia — names

Nosocomephobia — hospitals

Nosophobia — becoming ill

Nostophobia — returning home

Novercaphobia — your step-mother

Nucleomituphobia — nuclear weapons

Nudophobia — nudity or nakedness

Nyctohylophobia — dark wooded areas or forests at night

Obesophobia — gaining weight

Ochlophobia — crowds or mobs

Ochophobia — vehicles

Octophobia — the figure 8

Odontophobia — teeth or dental surgery

Oenophobia — wines

Oikophobia — houses, home surroundings, or being in a house

Olfactophobia — smells

Ombrophobia — rain or of being rained on

Ommatophobia — eyes

Oneirogmophobia — wet dreams

Oneirophobia — dreams

Onomatophobia — hearing a certain word or of names

Ophidiophobia — snakes

Ophthalmophobia — being stared at

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

Optophobia — opening one’s eyes

Ornithophobia — birds

Orthophobia — property

Ostraconophobia — shellfish

Ouranophobia — heaven

Pagophobia — ice or frost

Panophobia — everything

Panthophobia — suffering or disease

Papaphobia — the Pope

Papyrophobia — paper

Paralipophobia — neglecting duty or neglecting responsibility

Paraphobia — sexual perversion

Parasitophobia — parasites

Paraskavedekatriaphobia — Friday the 13th

Parthenophobia — virgins or young girls

Pathophobia — disease

Patroiophobia — heredity

Peccatophobia — sinning

Pediculophobia — lice

Pediophobia — dolls

Pedophobia — children

Peladophobia — bald people

Pellagrophobia — pellagra

Peniaphobia — poverty

Pentheraphobia — mother-in-law

Phagophobia — swallowing or eating

Phalacrophobia — becoming bald

Pharmacophobia — taking medicine or drugs

Phengophobia — daylight or sunshine

Philemaphobia — kissing

Philophobia — falling in love or being in love

Philosophobia — philosophy

Phobophobia — phobias

Phonophobia — noises, voices, one’s own voice, or telephones

Photoaugliaphobia — glaring lights

Photophobia — light

Phronemophobia — thinking

Phthisiophobia — tuberculosis

Placophobia — tombstones

Plutophobia — wealth

Pneumatiphobia — spirits

Pnigerophobia — choking or being smothered

Pogonophobia — beards

Poliosophobia — contracting poliomyelitis

Politicophobia — politicians

Polyphobia — many things

Ponophobia — overworking or of pain

Porphyrophobia — the colour purple

Potamophobia — rivers or running water

Potophobia — alcohol

Proctophobia — rectums

Prosophobia — progress

Psellismophobia — stuttering

Psychophobia — the mind

Psychrophobia — the cold

Pteromerhanophobia — flying

Pteronophobia — being tickled by feathers

Pupaphobia — puppets

Pyrexiophobia — fever

Radiophobia — radiation or x-rays

Ranidaphobia — frogs

Rectophobia — rectums or rectal diseases

Rhabdophobia — being severely punished, beaten by a rod, or severely criticized

Rhypophobia — defecation

Rhytiphobia — getting wrinkles

Rupophobia — dirt

Russophobia — Russians

Samhainophobia — Halloween

Satanophobia — Satan or The Devil

Scabiophobia — scabies

Scelerophobia — bad men or burglars

Sciaphobia — shadows

Scoleciphobia — worms

Scolionophobia — school

Scopophobia — being seen or stared at

Scoptophobia — blindness in visual field

Scriptophobia — writing in public

Selachophobia — sharks

Selaphobia — light flashes

Selenophobia — the moon

Seplophobia — decaying matter

Siderodromophobia — trains, railroads, or train travel

Siderophobia — stars

Sinistrophobia — things to the left or left-handed

Sinophobia — China, Chinese, or Chinese culture

Sitiophobia — food or eating

Soceraphobia — parents-in-law

Social Phobia — social situations

Sociophobia — society or people in general

Somniphobia — sleep

Sophophobia — learning

Soteriophobia — dependence on others

Spacephobia — outer space

Spectrophobia — spectres or ghosts

Spheksophobia — wasps

Stasibasiphobia — standing or walking

Statue Phobia — statues or effigies

Staurophobia — crosses or the crucifix

Stenophobia — narrow things or places

Symbolophobia — symbolism

Symmetrophobia — symmetry

Syngenesophobia — relatives

Tachophobia — speed

Taeniophobia — tapeworms

Taphephobia — being buried alive or cemeteries

Tapinophobia — being contagious

Taurophobia — bulls

Technophobia — technology or computers

Teleophobia — definite plans or Religious ceremony

Telephonophobia — telephones

Teratophobia — bearing a deformed child, monsters, or deformed people

Testophobia — taking tests

Tetanophobia — lockjaw or tetanus

Textophobia — certain fabrics

Thalassophobia — the sea or the ocean

Thanatophobia — death, dying, being buried, cremation, or entombment

Theatrophobia — theatres

Theologicophobia — theology

Theophobia — gods or religion

Thermophobia — heat

Tocophobia — pregnancy or childbirth

Tomophobia — surgery or surgical operations

Topophobia — fear of certain places or situations

Toxicophobia — poison or being accidentally poisoned

Traumatophobia — injury or battle

Tremophobia — trembling

Trichinophobia — trichinosis

Trichopathophobia — hair

Triskaidekaphobia — the number 13

Tropophobia — moving or making changes

Trypanophobia — injections

Tyrannophobia — tyrants

Urophobia — urine or urinating

Vaccinophobia — vaccination

Verminophobia — germs

Vestiphobia — clothing

Virginitiphobia — rape

Vitricophobia — step-father’s

Walloonphobia — the Walloons

Wiccaphobia — witches and witchcraft

Xanthophobia — the colour yellow or the word yellow

Xenoglossophobia — foreign languages

Xenophobia — strangers or foreigners

Xerophobia — dryness

Xylophobia — wood, wooden objects, or forests

Xyrophobia — razors

Zelophobia — jealousy

Zemmiphobia — the great mole rat

Zeusophobia — God or gods

Zoophobia — animals


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