The Complete List of Phobias

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The ROOT-WORD is PHOBIA which comes from Greek word Phobos which means IRRATIONAL FEAR.

A



ablutophobia : washing or bathing
acarophobia : itching
acerophobia : sourness
achluophobia: darkness
acousticophobia : noise
acrophobia : heights
aeroacrophobia : open high places
aeronausiphobia: vomiting secondary to airsickness
aerophobia : drafts, air
aeruophobia : flying
agliophobia : pain
agoraphobia : open spaces
agraphobia: sexual abuse
agrizoophobia : wild animals
agyrophobia : streets or crossing the street
aichmophobia : needles or pointed objects
ailurophobia : cats
albuminurophobia : kidney disease
alektorophobia : chickens
algophobia : pain
alliumphobia : garlic
allodoxaphobia : opinions
altophobia : heights
amathophobia : dust
amaxophobia : riding in a car, or vehicles
ambulophobia : walking
amnesiphobia : amnesia
amychophobia : scratches or being scratched
anablephobia : looking up
ancraophobia : wind
androphobia : men
anemophobia : air drafts or wind
anginophobia : angina, choking or narrowness
anglophobia : England, English culture, etc
angrophobia : becoming angry
ankylophobia : immobility of a joint
anthophobia : flowers
anthrophobia : people
anthropophobia : people or society
antlophobia : floods
anuptaphobia : staying single
apeirophobia : infinity
aphenphosmphobia : being touched
apiphobia : bees
apotemnophobia : persons with amputations
arachibutyrophobia : peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth
arachnophobia : spiders
arithmophobia : numbers
arrhenphobia : men
arsonphobia : fire
asthenophobia : fainting or weakness
astraphobia : thunder and lightning
astrophobia : stars and celestial space
asymmetriphobia : asymmetrical things
ataxiophobia : ataxia (muscular in coordination)
ataxophobia : disorder or untidiness
atelophobia : imperfection
atephobia : ruin or ruins
athazagoraphobia : being forgotten or ignored
atomosophobia : atomic explosions
atychiphobia : failure
aulophobia : flutes
aurophobia : gold
auroraphobia : northern lights
autodysomophobia : one that has a vile odor
automatonophobia : ventriloquist dummies or wax statues
automysophobia : being dirty
autophobia : being alone or of oneself
aviophobia : flying


B



bacillophobia : microbes
bacteriophobia : bacteria
bactrachophobia : reptiles
ballistophobia : missiles or bullets
barophobia : gravity
basophobia : inability to stand
bathophobia : depth
batonophobia : plants
batophobia : heights
batrachophobia : amphibians
belonephobia : pins and needles
bibliophobia : books
blennophobia : slime
bogyphobia : the bogeyman
Bolshephobia : Bolsheviks
botanophobia : plants
bromidrosiphobia : body smells
brontophobia : thunder and lightning
bufonophobia : toads

C



cacophobia : ugliness
cainophobia : newness, novelty
caligynephobia : beautiful women
carcinophobia : cancer
cardiophobia : the heart
carnophobia : meat
catagelophobia : being ridiculed
catapedaphobia : jumping from high and low places
cathisophobia : sitting
catoptrophobia : mirrors
cenophobia : new things or ideas
ceraunophobia : thunder
chaetophobia : hair
cheimaphobia or cheimatophobia : cold
chemophobia : chemicals
cherophobia : gaiety
chionophobia : snow
chiraptophobia : being touched
cholerophobia : anger
chorophobia : dancing
chrometophobia : money
chromophobia : colors
chronomentrophobia : clocks
chronophobia : time
cibophobia : food
claustrophobia : enclosed spaces
cleisiophobia : being locked in
cleptophobia : stealing
climacophobia : stairs
clinophobia : going to bed
clithrophobia : being enclosed
cnidophobia : stings
coimetrophobia : cemeteries
cometophobia : comets
contreltophobia : sexual abuse
coprastasophobia : constipation
coprophobia : feces
coulrophobia : clowns
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 motions
cynophobia : dogs

D



decidophobia : making decisions
defecaloesiophobia : painful bowel movements
deipnophobia : dining
dementophobia : insanity
demonophobia : demons
demophobia : crowds (Agoraphobia)
dendrophobia : trees
dentophobia : dentists
dermatophobia : skin lesions
dermatosiophobia : skin disease
dextrophobia : objects at the right side of the body
diabetophobia : diabetes
didaskaleinophobia : going to school
dikephobia : justice
dinophobia : dizziness
diplophobia : double vision
dipsophobia : drinking
dishabiliophobia : undressing in front of someone
domatophobia : houses or being in a house
doraphobia : fur or skins of animals
dromophobia : crossing streets
dutchphobia : the Dutch
dysmorphophobia : deformity
dystychiphobia : accidents

E



ecclesiophobia : church
eicophobia : home surroundings
eisoptrophobia : mirrors or seeing oneself in a mirror
electrophobia : electricity
eleutherophobia : freedom
elurophobia : cats (Ailurophobia)
emetophobia : vomiting
enetophobia : pins
enochlophobia : crowds
enosiophobia : committing an unpardonable sin
entomophobia : insects
eosophobia : dawn or daylight
epistaxiophobia : nosebleeds
epistemophobia : knowledge
equinophobia : horses
eremophobia : being oneself
ereuthrophobia : blushing
ergasiophobia : surgical instruments
ergophobia : work
erotophobia : sexual love
erythrophobia : the color red
euphobia : hearing good news
eurotophobia : female genitalia

F



febriphobia : fever
felinophobia : cats
Francophobia : France, French culture
frigophobia : cold

G



galeophobia: cats
gallophobia or galiophobia: fear France, French culture
gamophobia : marriage
gatophobia : cats
geliophobia : laughter
geniophobia : chins
genophobia : sex
genuphobia : knees
gephyrophobia : crossing bridges
gerascophobia : growing old
germanophobia : Germany, German culture
gerontophobia : old people or of growing old
geumaphobia : taste
glossophobia : speaking in public
gnosiophobia : knowledge
graphophobia : writing
gymnophobia : nudity
gynophobia : women

H



hadephobia : hell
hagiophobia : saints or holy things
hamartophobia : sinning
haphephobia : being touched
harpaxophobia : being robbed
hedonophobia : feeling pleasure
heliophobia : the sun
hellenologophobia : Greek terms
helminthophobia : worms
hemophobia : blood
herpetophobia : reptiles
heterophobia : the opposite sex (sexophobia)
hierophobia : priests
hippophobia : horses
hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia : long words
hobophobia : bums or beggars
hodophobia : road travel
homichlophobia : fog
homilophobia : sermons
hominophobia : men
homophobia : homosexuality
hoplophobia : firearms
hormephobia : shock
hydrargyophobia : mercurial medicines
hydrophobia : water
hydrophobophobia : rabies
hyelophobia or hyalophobia : glass
hygrophobia : liquids, dampness, or moisture
hylephobia : materialism
hylophobia : forests
hypegiaphobia : responsibility
hypnophobia : sleep
hypsiphobia : height

I



iatrophobia : doctors
ichthyophobia : fish
ideophobia : ideas
illyngophobia : vertigo
insectophobia : insects
iophobia : poison
isolophobia : solitude, being alone
isopterophobia : termites
ithyphallophobia : erection

J



Japanophobia : Japanese
Judeophobia : Jews

K



kainolophobia : novelty
kakorraphiaphobia : failure
katagelophobia : ridicule
kathisophobia : sitting down
kenophobia : voids
keraunophobia : thunder
kinetophobia : movement or motion
kleptophobia : stealing
koinoniphobia : rooms
koniophobia : dust (Amathophobia)
kopophobia : fatigue
kosmikophobia : cosmic phenomenon
kymophobia : waves
kynophobia : rabies
kyphophobia : stooping

L



lachanophobia : vegetables
laliophobia : speaking
leprophobia : leprosy
leukophobia : the color white
levophobia : things to the left side of the body
ligyrophobia : loud noises
lilapsophobia : tornadoes and hurricanes
limnophobia : lakes
linonophobia : string
liticaphobia : lawsuits
lockiophobia : childbirth
logizomechanophobia : computers
logophobia : words
luiphobia : syphilis
lutraphobia : otters
lygophobia : darkness
lyssophobia : rabies or of becoming mad

M



macrophobia : long waits
mageirocophobia : cooking
maieusiophobia : childbirth
malaxophobia : love play
maniaphobia : insanity
mastigophobia : punishment
mechanophobia : machines
megalophobia : large things
melanophobia : the color black
melissophobia : bees
melophobia : fear or hatred of music
meningitophobia : brain disease
menophobia : menstruation
merinthophobia : being bound or tied up
metallophobia : metal
metathesiophobia : changes
meteorophobia : meteors
methyphobia : alcohol
metrophobia : fear or hatred of poetry
microbiophobia : microbes (bacillophobia)
microphobia : small things
misophobia : being contaminated with dirt of germs
mnemophobia : memories
molysmophobia : dirt or contamination
monopathophobia : definite disease
monophobia : solitude or being alone
motorphobia : automobiles
mottephobia : moths
musophobia : mice
mycophobia : fear or aversion to mushrooms
mycrophobia : small things
myctophobia : darkness
myrmecophobia : ants
mysophobia : germs or contamination or dirt
mythophobia : myths or stories or false statements
myxophobia : slime (blennophobia)

N



nebulaphobia : fog (homichlophobia)
necrophobia : death
nelophobia : glass
neopharmaphobia : new drugs
neophobia : anything new
nephophobia : clouds
noctiphobia : the night
nomatophobia : names
nosemaphobia : illness
nosocomephobia : hospitals
nosophobia : disease
nostophobia : returning home
novercaphobia : step-mothers
nucleomituphobia : nuclear weapons
nudophobia : nudity
numerophobia : numbers
nyctophobia : the dark or of night

O



obesophobia : gaining weight
ochlophobia : crowds or mobs
ochophobia : vehicles
octophobia : the figure 8
odontophobia : dental surgery
odynophobia : pain
oenophobia : wines
oikophobia : home surroundings, house
olfactophobia : smells
ombrophobia : rain
ommetaphobia : eyes
oneirogmophobia : wet dreams
oneirophobia : dreams
onomatophobia : hearing a certain word
ophidiophobia : snakes
ophthalmophobia : being stared at
optophobia : opening one's eyes
ornithophobia : birds
orthophobia : property
osmophobia : smells or odors
osphresiophobia : smells
ostraconophobia : shellfish
ouranophobia : heaven


P



pagophobia: ice or frost
panophobia: everything
panthophobia: disease
pantophobia: fears
Papaphobia: the pope
papyrophobia: paper
paralipophobia: neglecting duty
paraphobia: sexual perversion
parasitophobia: parasites
paraskavedekatriaphobia: Friday the 13th
parthenophobia: virgins or young girls
parturiphobia: childbirth
pathophobia: disease
patroiophobia: heredity
peccatophobia: sinning (imaginary crime)
pediculophobia: lice
pediophobia: dolls
pedophobia: children
peladophobia: bald people
pellagrophobia: pellagra
peniaphobia: poverty
pentheraphobia: mother-in-law
phagophobia: swallowing
phalacrophobia: becoming bald
phallophobia: a penis, esp erect
pharmacophobia: taking medicine
pharmacophobia: drugs
phasmophobia: ghosts
phengophobia: daylight or sunshine
philemaphobia: kissing
philophobia: falling in love
philosophobia: philosophy
phobophobia: one's own fears
phonophobia: noises or voices
photoaugliaphobia: glaring lights
photophobia: light
phronemophobia: thinking
phthiriophobia: lice (pediculophobia)
phthisiophobia: tuberculosis
pinigerophobia: smothering
placophobia: tombstones
plutophobia: wealth
pluviophobia: rain or of being rained on
pneumatiphobia: spirits
pnigophobia: choking or being smothered
pocrescophobia: gaining weight (obesophobia)
pogonophobia: beards
poinephobia: punishment
poliosophobia: contracting poliomyelitis
politicophobia: politicians
polyphobia: many things
ponophobia: overworking or of pain
porphyrophobia: the color purple
potamophobia: rivers or running water
potophobia: alcohol
proctophobia: rectum
prosophobia: progress
psellismophobia: stuttering
psychophobia: mind
psychrophobia: cold
pteromerhanophobia: flying
pteronophobia: being tickled by feathers
pupaphobia: puppets pyrexiophobia
pyrophobia: fire

Q





R



radiophobia : radiation, x-rays
ranidaphobia : frogs
rhabdophobia : being severely punished or beaten by a rod
rhypophobia : defecation
rhytiphobia : getting wrinkles
rupophobia : dirt
Russophobia : Russians

S



samhainophobia : Halloween
sarmassophobia : love play
satanophobia : satan
scabiophobia : scabies
scelerophibia : bad men, burglars
schlionophobia : school
sciophobia : shadows
scoleciphobia : worms
scolionophobia : school
scopophobia : being stared at
scotomaphobia : blindness in visual field
scotophobia : darkness
scriptophobia : writing in public
selaphobia : light flashes
selenophobia : the moon
seplophobia : decaying matter
sesquipedalophobia : long words
sexophobia : the opposite sex
siderodromophobia : trains
siderophobia : stars
sinistrophobia : left-handedness
sinophobia : chinese, chinese culture
sitophobia : food or eating
snakephobia : snakes (ophidiophobia)
soceraphobia : parents-in-law
social phobia : being evaluated negatively
sociophobia : society
somniphobia : sleep
sophophobia : learning
soteriophobia : dependence on others
spacephobia : outer space
spectrophobia : specters or ghosts
spermophobia : germs
sphexsophobia : wasps
stasibasiphobia : standing or walking
staurophobia : crosses or the crucifix
stenophobia : narrow things or places
stygiophobia : hell
suriphobia : mice
symbolophobia : symbolism
symmetrophobia : symmetry
syngenesophobia : relatives
syphilophobia : syphilis

T



tachophobia : speed
taeniophobia or teniophobia : tapeworms
taphephobia : being buried alive
tapinophobia : being contagious
taurophobia : bulls
technophobia : technology
teleophobia : definate plans
telephonophobia : telephones
telosphobia : being last
teratophobia : bearing a deformed child
testophobia : taking tests
tetanophobia : lockjaw, tetanus
teutophobia : German or German things
textophobia : certain fabrics
thaasophobia : sitting
thalassophobia : the ocean
thanatophobia : death or dying
theatrophobia : theatres
theologicophobia : theology
theophobia : god(s) or religion
thermophobia : heat
tocophobia : childbirth
tomophobia : surgical operations
tonitrophobia : thunder
topophobia : performing (stage fright)
toxiphobia : poison
traumatophobia : injury
tremophobia : trembling
trichinophobia : trichinosis
trichopathophobia : hair
triskaidekaphobia : the number 13
tropophobia : moving or making changes
trypanophobia : injections
tuberculophobia : tuberculosis
tyrannophobia : tyrants


U



uranophobia : heaven
urophobia : urine or urinating

V



vaccinophobia : vaccination
venustraphobia : beautiful women
verbophobia : words
verminophobia : germs
vestiphobia : clothing
virginitiphobia : rape
vitricophobia : step-fathers

W



Walloonphobia : the Walloons
wiccaphobia : witches and witchcraft

X



xanthophobia : the color yellow
xenophobia : strangers
xerophobia : dryness
xylophobia : forests

Y





Z



zelophobia : jealousy
zeusophobia : God or gods
zoophobia : animals





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