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List Of Phobias (Check Yours!)

Phobia is the extreme fear, irritation or hate a person has towards something.Phobia is also a psychological term.

French: phobie.
Italian: fobia.
Russia: фо́бия.

The emotion can cause serious discomfort, goosebumps and panic to the individual even when the source of the phobia is pretty much not harmful while some, they are very harmful. The cause of the fear might be from a not so pretty past experience or mythical stories or just natural.

We all have phobias no matter how strong or courageous one might seem, I personally suffer from trypophobia ( fear of clustered holes in an unusual pattern). So without further ado let's take a look at some of the list of phobias Ranging from common phobias to very strange phobias.

Abultophobia- fear of bathing or washing.
Achluophobia- Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia- Fear of noise.
Acrophobia- Fear of heights. Aeroacrophobia- Fear of open high places.
Agateophobia- Fear of insanity.
Agliophobia- Fear of pain.
Agyrophobia- Fear of the streets or crossing the streets.
Achimophobia- Fear of needles or pointed objects.
Androphobia- Fear of men.
Anthropophobia- Fear of people/ Society.

Bacteriophobia- Fear of Bacteria.
Barophobia- Fear of gravity.
Bathmophobia- Fear of stairs or slopes.
Bibliophobia- Fear of books.
Brontophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.
Bufonophobia- Fear of toads.

Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia- Fear of newness.
Caligynephobia- Fear of Beautiful women.
Carnophobia- Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia- Fear of being ridiculed.
Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors.
Chorophobia- Fear of dancing.
Chrometophobia- Fear of money.
Chromophobia- Fear of colors.
Chronophobia- Fear of time.
Claustrophobia- Fear of confined spaces.

Deipnophobia- Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
Dementophobia- Fear of insanity. Demonophobia- Fear of demons. Demophobia- Fear of crowds. Didaskaleinophobia- Fear of going to school. Dikephobia- Fear of justice. Dinophobia- Fear of dizziness or whirlpools. Diplophobia- Fear of double vision.
Dipsophobia- Fear of drinking. Dentophobia- Fear of dentists. 


Ecclesiophobia- Fear of church.
Ecophobia- Fear of home.
Electrophobia- Fear of electricity. Eleutherophobia- Fear of freedom. Epistemophobia- Fear of knowledge. Entomophobia- Fear of insects.
Eosophobia- Fear of dawn or daylight. Ephebiphobia- Fear of teenagers. 


Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia- Fear of fever.
Felinophobia- Fear of cats. (Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Galeophobia, Gatophobia).
Francophobia- Fear of France or French culture.(Gallophobia, Galiophobia) Frigophobia- Fear of cold or cold things.(Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia).


Gamophobia- Fear of marriage. Geliophobia- Fear of laughter. Gelotophobia- Fear of being laughed at. Geniophobia- Fear of chins.
Genophobia- Fear of sex.
Genuphobia- Fear of knees.
Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia- Fear of crossing bridges. Germanophobia- Fear of Germany or German culture.
Gerascophobia- Fear of growing old. Gerontophobia- Fear of old people or of growing old.
Geumaphobia or Geumophobia- Fear of taste.
Glossophobia- Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.


Hadephobia- Fear of hell.
Hagiophobia- Fear of saints or holy things. Hamartophobia- Fear of sinning. Haphephobia or Haptephobia- Fear of being touched.
Harpaxophobia- Fear of being robbed. Hedonophobia- Fear of feeling pleasure. Heliophobia- Fear of the sun. Hellenologophobia- Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology. Helminthophobia- Fear of being infested with worms.
Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia- Fear of blood.


Iatrophobia- Fear of going to the doctor or 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.
Isolophobia- Fear of solitude, being alone. Isopterophobia- Fear of termites, insects that eat wood.
Ithyphallophobia- Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.


Japanophobia- Fear of Japanese. Judeophobia- Fear of Jews. 


Kakorrhaphiophobia- Fear of failure or defeat.
Katagelophobia- Fear of ridicule. Kathisophobia- Fear of sitting down. Katsaridaphobia- Fear of cockroaches. Kolpophobia- Fear of genitals, particularly female.
Kopophobia- Fear of fatigue.
Koniophobia- Fear of dust. (Amathophobia) Kosmikophobia- Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
Kymophobia- Fear of waves. (Cymophobia) Kynophobia- Fear of rabies.
Kyphophobia- Fear of stooping.


Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables. Laliophobia or Lalophobia- Fear of speaking.
Leprophobia or Lepraphobia- 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. Lockiophobia- Fear of childbirth.

Macrophobia- Fear of long waits. Mageirocophobia- Fear of cooking. Maieusiophobia- Fear of childbirth. Malaxophobia- Fear of love play. (Sarmassophobia).
Mastigophobia- Fear of punishment.
Mechanophobia- Fear of machines. Medomalacuphobia- Fear of losing an erection.
Megalophobia- Fear of large things. Melissophobia- Fear of bees.
Melanophobia- Fear of the color black.


Nebulaphobia- Fear of fog. (Homichlophobia).
Necrophobia- Fear of death or dead things. Nelophobia- Fear of glass. Neopharmaphobia- Fear of new drugs. Neophobia- Fear of anything new. Nephophobia- Fear of clouds.
Noctiphobia- Fear of the night. Nomatophobia- Fear of names. Nosocomephobia- Fear of hospitals. Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia- Fear of becoming ill.
Nostophobia- Fear of returning home. Novercaphobia- Fear of your step-mother. Obesophobia- Fear of gaining weight.(Pocrescophobia).
Ochlophobia- Fear of crowds or mobs. Ochophobia- Fear of vehicles.
Octophobia - Fear of the figure 8. Odontophobia- Fear of teeth or dental surgery.
Oenophobia- Fear of wines.
Olfactophobia- Fear of smells. Ombrophobia- Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia- Fear of eyes.
Omphalophobia- Fear of belly buttons. Oneirophobia- Fear of dreams. Oneirogmophobia- Fear of wet dreams. Ophthalmophobia- Fear of being stared at.


Pagophobia- Fear of ice or frost. Panthophobia- Fear of suffering and disease.
Panophobia or Pantophobia- Fear of everything.
Papaphobia- Fear of the Pope. Papyrophobia- Fear of paper. Paralipophobia- Fear of neglecting duty or responsibility.
Paraphobia- Fear of sexual perversion. Parasitophobia- Fear of parasites. Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th.
Parthenophobia- Fear of virgins or young girls.
Pathophobia- Fear of disease. Pyrophobia- Fear of fire.


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

Radiophobia- Fear of radiation, x-rays. Ranidaphobia- Fear of frogs.
Rectophobia- Fear of rectum or rectal diseases.
Rhabdophobia- Fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also fear of magic.(wand).
Rhypophobia- Fear of defecation. Rhytiphobia- Fear of getting wrinkles. Rupophobia- Fear of dirt.
Russophobia- Fear of Russians. 


Samhainophobia: Fear of Halloween. Satanophobia- Fear of Satan.
Scabiophobia- Fear of scabies.
Scatophobia- Fear of fecal matter. Scelerophibia- Fear of bad men, burglars. Sciaphobia- Fear of shadows
Scoleciphobia- Fear of worms. Scolionophobia- Fear of school. Scopophobia or Scoptophobia- Fear of being seen or stared at.
Scotomaphobia- Fear of blindness in visual field.
Selenophobia- Fear of the moon. 

Tachophobia- Fear of speed.
Taeniophobia or Teniophobia- Fear of tapeworms.
Taphephobia or Taphophobia- Fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries. Tapinophobia- Fear of being contagious. Taurophobia- Fear of bulls.
Technophobia- Fear of technology. Teleophobia- 1) Fear of definite plans. 2) Religious ceremony.
Telephonophobia- Fear of telephones. Teratophobia- Fear of bearing a deformed child or fear of monsters or deformed people.
Testophobia- Fear of taking tests. 


Uranophobia or Ouranophobia- Fear of heaven.
Urophobia- Fear of urine or urinating. 

Vaccinophobia- Fear of vaccination. Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women. Verbophobia- Fear of words. Verminophobia- Fear of germs.
Vestiphobia- Fear of clothing. Virginitiphobia- Fear of rape.
Vitricophobia- Fear of step-father. Walloonphobia- Fear of the Walloons. Wiccaphobia: Fear of witches and witchcraft.


Xanthophobia- Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow.
Xenoglossophobia- Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia- Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Xerophobia- Fear of dryness. Xylophobia- 1) Fear of wooden objects. 2) Forests. Xyrophobia-Fear of razors.
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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