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A-Z of Other Fears & Phobias

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Accidents - Dystychiphobia

Air drafts or wind - Anemophobia (Ancraophobia)

Alcohol - Methyphobia

Alcohol - Potophobia 

Alone (being alone or of oneself) - Autophobia

Alone (being alone or solitude) - Monophobia

Amnesia - Amnesiphobia

Amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc - Batrachophobia

Amputations (Persons with amputations) - Apotemnophobia

Anger or of becoming angry - Angrophobia

Anger (Intense) or the cholera - Cholerophobia

Angina, choking or narrowness – Anginophobia

Animals - Zoophobia

Ants - Myrmecophobia

Anything new, novelty - Kainolophobia or Kainophobia

Asymmetrical things - Asymmetriphobia

Ataxia - (muscular incoordination) Ataxiophobia

Atomic explosions - Atomosophobia

Automobiles - Motorphobia


Ablutophobia - Fear of washing or bathing.
Acarophobia - Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.
Acerophobia - Fear of sourness.
Achluophobia - Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia - Fear of noise.
Acrophobia - Fear of heights.
Aerophobia - Fear of flying.
Aeroacrophobia - Fear of open high places.
Aeronausiphobia - Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
Agateophobia - Fear of insanity.
Algophobia - Fear of pain.
Agoraphobia - Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a safe place.
Agraphobia - Fear of sexual abuse.
Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals.
Agyrophobia - Fear of streets or crossing the street.
Aichmophobia - Fear of needles or pointed 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.
Altophobia - Fear of heights.
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.
Ancraophobia - Fear of wind. (Anemophobia)
Androphobia - Fear of men.
Anemophobia - Fear of air drafts or wind. (Ancraophobia) 
Anginophobia - Fear of angina, choking or narrowness.
Anglophobia - Fear of England or English culture, etc.
Angrophobia - Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
Ankylophobia - Fear of immobility of a joint.
Anthrophobia or Anthophobia - Fear of flowers.
Anthropophobia - Fear of people or society.
Antlophobia - Fear of floods.
Anuptaphobia - Fear of staying single.
Apeirophobia - Fear of infinity.
Aphenphosmphobia - Fear of being touched. (Haphephobia)
Apiphobia - Fear of bees.
Apotemnophobia - Fear of persons with amputations.
Arachibutyrophobia - Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders.
Arithmophobia - Fear of numbers.
Arrhenphobia - Fear of men.
Arsonphobia - Fear of fire.
Asthenophobia - Fear of fainting or weakness.
Astraphobia or Astrapophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning. (Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia)
Astrophobia - Fear of stars or celestial space.
Asymmetriphobia - Fear of asymmetrical things.
Ataxiophobia - Fear of ataxia. (Muscular incoordination)
Ataxophobia - Fear of disorder or untidiness.
Atelophobia - Fear of imperfection.
Atephobia - Fear of ruin or ruins.
Athazagoraphobia - Fear of being forgotten or ignored or forgetting.
Atomosophobia - Fear of atomic explosions.
Atychiphobia - Fear of failure.
Aulophobia - Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia - Fear of gold.
Auroraphobia - Fear of Northern lights.
Autodysomophobia - Fear of one that has a vile odour.
Automatonophobia - Fear of ventriloquist's dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues - anything that falsely represents a sentient being.
Automysophobia - Fear of being dirty.
Autophobia - Fear of being alone or of oneself.
Aviophobia or Aviatophobia - Fear of flying.


Bacteria - Bacteriophobia

Bald (becoming bald) - Phalacrophobia

Bald people - Peladophobia

Beards - Pogonophobia

Bearing a deformed child (monsters or deformed people) - Teratophobia

Beautiful women - Caligynephobia

Beautiful women - Venustraphobia

Bed (Going to bed) - Clinophobia 

Bees - Apiphobia

Bees - Melissophobia

Beggars or bums - Hobophobia

Bicycles - Cyclophobia

Birds - Ornithophobia

Black (the colour black) - Melanophobia

Blindness in visual field - Scotomaphobia

Blood - Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia

Blushing - Ereuthrophobia

Blushing, Red, Redlights - Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia

Body smells - Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia

Bogeys or the bogeyman - Bogyphobia

Bolsheviks - Bolshephobia

Books - Bibliophobia

Brain disease - Meningitophobia

Bridges (Crossing bridges) - Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia

Bullets or missiles – Ballistophobia

Bulls - Taurophobia

Bums or beggars - Hobophobia

Burglars, bad men - Scelerophibia

Buried alive (being buried alive or of cemeteries) - Taphephobia Taphophobia


Bacillophobia - Fear of microbes.
Bacteriophobia - Fear of bacteria.
Ballistophobia - Fear of missiles or bullets.
Bolshephobia - Fear of Bolsheviks.
Barophobia - Fear of gravity.
Basophobia or Basiphobia - Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.
Bathmophobia - Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
Bathophobia - Fear of depth.
Batophobia - Fear of heights or being close to high buildings.
Batrachophobia - Fear of amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc.
Belonephobia - Fear of pins and needles. (Aichmophobia)
Bibliophobia - Fear of books.
Blennophobia - Fear of slime.
Bogyphobia - Fear of bogeys or the bogeyman.
Botanophobia - Fear of plants.
Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia - Fear of body smells.
Brontophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning.
Bufonophobia - Fear of toads.


Cancer - Cancerophobia or Carcinophobia

Cats - Ailurophobia

Cats - Elurophobia (Ailurophobia)

Cats - Felinophobia (Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Galeophobia, Gatophobia)

Cats - Galeophobia or Gatophobia 

Cemeteries - Coimetrophobia

Cemeteries (being buried alive or of cemeteries) - Taphephobia Taphophobia

Certain fabrics - Textophobia

Challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation - Heresyphobia or Hereiophobia

Changes - Metathesiophobia 

Chemicals or working with chemicals - Chemophobia

Chickens - Alektorophobia

Childbirth - Lockiophobia

Childbirth - Maieusiophobia

Childbirth - Parturiphobia

Childbirth or pregnancy - Tocophobia

Children - Pedophobia

Chinese, Chinese culture - Sinophobia

Chins - Geniophobia

Choking of fear of being smothered - Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia 

Choking, Angina or narrowness - Anginophobia

Chopsticks - Consecotaleophobia

Church - Ecclesiophobia 

Clocks - Chronomentrophobia

Clothing - Vestiphobia

Clouds - Nephophobia

Clowns - Coulrophobia

Coitus - Coitophobia

Cold - Cheimaphobia or Cheimatophobia (Frigophobia, Psychophobia)

Cold - Psychrophobia

Cold (extreme cold, ice or frost) - Cryophobia

Cold or cold things - Frigophobia (Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia)

Colours - Chromophobia or Chromatophobia

Comets - Cometophobia

Computers - Logizomechanophobia

Computers or working on a computer - Cyberphobia

Confined spaces - Claustrophobia 

Constipation - Coprastasophobia

Contagious (being contagious) - Tapinophobia

Contamination or dirt - Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia 

Cooking - Mageirocophobia

Cosmic phenomenon - Kosmikophobia

Creepy crawly things or reptiles - Herpetophobia

Crosses or the crucifix - Staurophobia

Crossing streets - Dromophobia

Crossing the street or streets - Agyrophobia

Crowds - (Agoraphobia) Demophobia

Crowds - Enochlophobia

Crowds or mobs - Ochlophobia

Crystals or glass - Crystallophobia


Cacophobia - Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia or Cainotophobia - Fear of newness, novelty.
Caligynephobia - Fear of beautiful women.
Cancerophobia or Carcinophobia - Fear of cancer.
Cardiophobia - Fear of the heart.
Carnophobia - Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia - Fear of being ridiculed.
Catapedaphobia - Fear of jumping from high and low places.
Cathisophobia - Fear of sitting.
Catoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors.
Cenophobia or Centophobia - Fear of new things or ideas.
Ceraunophobia or Keraunophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning. (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
Chaetophobia - Fear of hair.
Cheimaphobia or Cheimatophobia - Fear of cold. (Frigophobia, Psychophobia)
Chemophobia - Fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.
Cherophobia - Fear of gaiety.
Chionophobia - Fear of snow.
Chiraptophobia - Fear of being touched.
Chirophobia - Fear of hands.
Cholerophobia - Fear of anger or the fear of cholera.
Chorophobia - Fear of dancing.
Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia - Fear of money.
Chromophobia or Chromatophobia - Fear of colours.
Chronophobia - Fear of time.
Chronomentrophobia - Fear of clocks.
Cibophobia - Fear of food. (Sitophobia, Sitiophobia)
Claustrophobia - Fear of confined spaces.
Cleithrophobia or Cleisiophobia - Fear of being locked in an enclosed place.
Cleptophobia - Fear of stealing.
Climacophobia - Fear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs.
Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed.
Clithrophobia or Cleithrophobia - Fear of being enclosed.
Cnidophobia - Fear of stings.
Cometophobia - Fear of comets.
Coimetrophobia - Fear of cemeteries.
Coitophobia - Fear of coitus.
Contreltophobia - Fear of sexual abuse.
Coprastasophobia - Fear of constipation.
Coprophobia - Fear of faeces.
Consecotaleophobia - Fear of chopsticks.
Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns.
Counterphobia - The preference by a phobic for fearful situations.
Cremnophobia - Fear of precipices.
Cryophobia - Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
Crystallophobia - Fear of crystals or glass.
Cyberphobia - Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Cyclophobia - Fear of bicycles.
Cymophobia or Kymophobia - Fear of waves or wave like motions.
Cynophobia - Fear of dogs or rabies.
Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.


Dampness, Liquids or moisture - Hygrophobia

Dancing - Chorophobia

Dark - The dark or of night - Nyctophobia

Dark wooded areas or of forests at night - Nyctohylophobia

Darkness - Achluophobia

Darkness - Lygophobia

Darkness - Myctophobia

Darkness - Scotophobia - (Achluophobia)

Dawn or daylight - Eosophobia

Daylight or dawn - Eosophobia

Daylight or sunshine - Phengophobia

Dead things or death - Necrophobia

Death or dead things - Necrophobia

Death or dying - Thanatophobia or Thantophobia

Decaying matter - Seplophobia

Defecation - Rhypophobia

Definite disease - Monopathophobia

Deformed people (bearing a deformed child or monsters) - Teratophobia

Deformity - Dysmorphophobia

Demons - Demonophobia or Daemonophobia

Dentists - Dentophobia

Dependence on others - Soteriophobia

Depth - Bathophobia

Diabetes - Diabetophobia

Dining or dinner conversations - Deipnophobia

Dinner conversations or dining - Deipnophobia

Dirt - Rupophobia

Dirt or contamination - Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia 

Dirty (being dirty) - Automysophobia

Disease - Pathophobia

Disease and suffering - Panthophobia

Disorder or untidiness - Ataxophobia

Dizziness or whirlpools - Dinophobia

Dizzy (feeling dizzy when looking down or vertigo) - Illyngophobia

Doctors or going to the doctor - Iatrophobia

Dogs or rabies - Cynophobia

Dolls - Pediophobia

Double vision - Diplophobia

Drafts, air swallowing or airborne noxious substances - Aerophobia

Dreams - Oneirophobia

Drinking - Dipsophobia

Drugs - Pharmacophobia 

Drugs (new drugs) - Neopharmaphobia 

Dryness - Xerophobia

Dust - Amathophobia

Dust - Koniophobia - (Amathophobia)

Dutch - Dutchphobia

Dying or death - Thanatophobia or Thantophobia


Decidophobia - Fear of making decisions.
Defecaloesiophobia - Fear of painful bowels movements.
Deipnophobia - Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
Dementophobia - Fear of insanity.
Demonophobia or Daemonophobia - Fear of demons.
Demophobia - Fear of crowds. (Agoraphobia)
Dendrophobia - Fear of trees.
Dentophobia - Fear of dentists.
Dermatophobia - Fear of skin lesions.
Dermatosiophobia or Dermatophobia or Dermatopathophobia - Fear of skin disease.
Dextrophobia - Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
Diabetophobia - Fear of diabetes.
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.
Dishabiliophobia - Fear of undressing in front of someone.
Domatophobia - Fear of houses or being in a house. (Eicophobia, Oikophobia)
Doraphobia - Fear of fur or skins of animals.
Doxophobia - Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.
Dromophobia - Fear of crossing streets.
Dutchphobia - Fear of the Dutch.
Dysmorphophobia - Fear of deformity.
Dystychiphobia - Fear of accidents.

Eating (or of being eaten or swallowing) - Phagophobia

Electricity - Electrophobia

Empty spaces or voids - Kenophobia

Enclosed (being enclosed) - Clithrophobia or Cleithrophobia

Enclosed Spaces - Claustrophobia

England or English culture, etc - Anglophobia

Epilepsy (the fear of epilepsy or Materialism) - Hylephobia

Erect Penis (seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis) - Ithyphallophobia

Everything - Panophobia or Pantophobia

Expressing opinions or of receiving praise - Doxophobia

Eyes - Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia

Eyes (opening one's eyes) - Optophobia


Ecclesiophobia - Fear of church.
Ecophobia - Fear of home.
Eicophobia - Fear of home surroundings. (Domatophobia, Oikophobia)
Eisoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.
Electrophobia - Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia - Fear of freedom.
Elurophobia - Fear of cats. (Ailurophobia)
Emetophobia - Fear of vomiting.
Enetophobia - Fear of pins.
Enochlophobia - Fear of crowds.
Enosiophobia or Enissophobia - Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.
Entomophobia - Fear of insects.
Eosophobia - Fear of dawn or daylight.
Ephebiphobia - Fear of teenagers.
Epistaxiophobia - Fear of nosebleeds.
Epistemophobia - Fear of knowledge.
Equinophobia - Fear of horses.
Eremophobia - Fear of being oneself or of loneliness.
Ereuthrophobia - Fear of blushing.
Ergasiophobia - 1) Fear of work or functioning. 2) Surgeon's fear of operating.
Ergophobia - Fear of work.
Erotophobia - Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
Euphobia - Fear of hearing good news.
Eurotophobia - Fear of female genitalia.
Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia - 1) Fear of redlights. 2) Blushing. 3) Red.


Faeces - Coprophobia

Faecal matter - Scatophobia

Failure - Atychiphobia

Failure or defeat - Kakorrhaphiophobia

Fainting or weakness – Asthenophobia

False Statements (stories or myths) – Mythophobia

Fatigue - Kopophobia

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

Feathers (being tickled by feathers) - Pteronophobia

Female genitalia - Eurotophobia 

Fever - Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia

Fever - Pyrexiophobia

Fire - Arsonphobia

Fire - Pyrophobia

Firearms - Hoplophobia

Fish - Ichthyophobia

Floods - Antlophobia

Flowers - Anthrophobia or Anthophobia

Flutes - Aulophobia

Flying - Aviophobia or Aviatophobia

Flying - Pteromerhanophobia 

Fog - (Homichlophobia)

Fog - Homichlophobia

Food - (Sitophobia, Sitiophobia) Cibophobia

Food or eating - Sitophobia or Sitiophobia - (Cibophobia)

Foreign languages - Xenoglossophobia

Forgotten (being forgotten) or ignored or forgetting - Athazagoraphobia

Forests - Hylophobia

France or French culture - Francophobia (Gallophobia, Galiophobia)

France or French culture - Gallophobia or Galiophobia (Francophobia)

Freedom - Eleutherophobia

Friday the 13th - Paraskavedekatriaphobia

Frogs - Ranidaphobia

Frogs, newts, salamanders (Amphibians) etc - Batrachophobia

Frost (extreme cold or ice) - Cryophobia

Frost or ice - Pagophobia

Fur or skins of animals - Doraphobia


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)


Gaiety - Cherophobia

Garlic - Alliumphobia

Genitals, particularly female - Kolpophobia

German or German things - Teutophobia

Germany or German culture - Germanophobia

Germs - Spermatophobia or Spermophobia

Germs - Verminophobia

Germs (being contaminated with dirt or germs) - Misophobia or Mysophobia

Getting wrinkles - Rhytiphobia

Ghosts - Phasmophobia

Ghosts or specters - Spectrophobia

Glaring lights - Photoaugliaphobia

Glass - Hyelophobia or Hyalophobia

Glass - Nelophobia

Glass or crystals - Crystallophobia

God or gods - Zeusophobia

Gods or religion - Theophobia 

Gold - Aurophobia

Gravity - Barophobia

Greek terms or complex scientific terminology - Hellenologophobia


Galeophobia or Gatophobia - Fear of cats.
Gallophobia or Galiophobia - Fear France or French culture. (Francophobia) 
Gamophobia - Fear of marriage.
Geliophobia - Fear of laughter.
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.
Gnosiophobia - Fear of knowledge.
Graphophobia - Fear of writing or handwriting.
Gymnophobia - Fear of nudity.
Gynephobia or Gynophobia - Fear of women.


Hair - Chaetophobia

Hair - Trichopathophobia or Trichophobia (Chaetophobia, Hypertrichophobia)

Halloween - Samhainophobia 

Hands - Chirophobia

Handwriting or writing - Graphophobia

Having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism - Enosiophobia or Enissophobia

Hearing a certain word or of names - Onomatophobia

Hearing good news - Euphobia

Heart - Cardiophobia

Heat - Thermophobia

Heaven - Uranophobia or Ouranophobia

Height - Hypsiphobia

Heights - Acrophobia

Heights - Altophobia

Heights or being close to high buildings - Batophobia

Hell - Hadephobia

Hell - Stygiophobia or Stigiophobia

Heredity - Patroiophobia

Holy things or Saints - Hagiophobia

Home - Ecophobia

Home (returning home) - Nostophobia

Home surroundings - Eicophobia (Domatophobia, Oikophobia)

Home surroundings, house – Oikophobia - (Domatophobia, Eicophobia)

Horses - Equinophobia

Horses - Hippophobia

Hospitals - Nosocomephobia 

Houses or being in a house - Domatophobia (Eicophobia, Oikophobia)

Hurricanes and Tornadoes - Lilapsophobia

Hypnotized (fear of being hypnotized or Sleep) - Hypnophobia


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.
Heresyphobia or Hereiophobia - Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Herpetophobia - Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
Heterophobia - Fear of the opposite sex. (Sexophobia)
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia - Fear of the number 666.
Hierophobia - Fear of priests or sacred things.
Hippophobia - Fear of horses.
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia - Fear of long words.
Hobophobia - Fear of bums or beggars.
Hodophobia - Fear of road travel.
Hormephobia - Fear of shock.
Homichlophobia - Fear of fog.
Homilophobia - Fear of sermons.
Hominophobia - Fear of men.
Homophobia - Fear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.
Hoplophobia - Fear of firearms.
Hydrargyophobia - Fear of mercurial medicines.
Hydrophobia - Fear of water or of rabies.
Hydrophobophobia - Fear of rabies.
Hyelophobia or Hyalophobia - Fear of glass.
Hygrophobia - Fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.
Hylephobia - Fear of materialism or the fear of epilepsy.
Hylophobia - Fear of forests.
Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia - Fear of responsibility.
Hypnophobia - Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
Hypsiphobia - Fear of height.


Ice (extreme cold or frost) - Cryophobia

Ice or frost - Pagophobia

Ideas - Ideophobia

Ideas or new things - Cenophobia or Centophobia

Ill (becoming ill) - Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia

Immobility of a joint - Ankylophobia

Imperfection - Atelophobia

Inability to stand - walking or falling - Basophobia or Basiphobia

Infinity - Apeirophobia

Infection - Molysomophobia

Injections - Trypanophobia

Injury - Traumatophobia

Insanity - Agateophobia

Insanity - Dementophobia

Insanity - Maniaphobia

Insects - Entomophobia

Insects - Insectophobia

Itching or of the insects that cause itching - Acarophobia


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.


Japanese - Japanophobia

Jealousy - Zelophobia

Jews - Judeophobia

Jumping from high and low places - Catapedaphobia 

Justice - Dikephobia


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


Kidney disease - Albuminurophobia

Kissing - Philemaphobia or Philematophobia

Knees - Genuphobia

Knowledge - Epistemophobia

Knowledge - Gnosiophobia


Kainolophobia or Kainophobia - Fear of anything new, novelty.
Kakorrhaphiophobia - Fear of failure or defeat.
Katagelophobia - Fear of ridicule.
Kathisophobia - Fear of sitting down.
Kenophobia - Fear of voids or empty spaces.
Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning. (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
Kinetophobia or Kinesophobia - Fear of movement or motion.
Kleptophobia - Fear of stealing.
Koinoniphobia - Fear of rooms.
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.


Lakes - Limnophobia

Large things - Megalophobia

Laughter - Geliophobia

Lawsuits - Liticaphobia

Learning - Sophophobia

Left (things to the left or left-handed) - Sinistrophobia

Left side of the body (things to the left side of the body) - Levophobia

Leprosy - Leprophobia or Lepraphobia

Lice - Pediculophobia

Lice - Phthiriophobia - (Pediculophobia)

Light - Photophobia

Light flashes - Selaphobia

Lightning and Thunder - Brontophobia

Lightning and Thunder - Ceraunophobia or Keraunophobia (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)

Lightning and Thunder - Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia - (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)

Liquids, dampness, or moisture - Hygrophobia

Locked (being locked in an enclosed place) - Cleithrophobia or Cleisiophobia

Lockjaw, tetanus - Tetanophobia 

Loneliness (being by oneself or of loneliness) - Eremophobia

Long waits - Macrophobia

Long words - Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

Long words - Sesquipedalophobia

Looking up - Anablephobia

Losing an erection - Medomalacuphobia

Loud noises - Ligyrophobia

Love (falling in love or being in love) - Philophobia

Love play - Malaxophobia - (Sarmassophobia)

Love play - Sarmassophobia - (Malaxophobia)

Lues, syphillis - Luiphobia


Lachanophobia - Fear of vegetables.
Laliophobia or Lalophobia - Fear of speaking.
Leprophobia or Lepraphobia - Fear of leprosy.
Leukophobia - Fear of the colour 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.
Logizomechanophobia - Fear of computers.
Logophobia - Fear of words.
Luiphobia - Fear of lues, syphillis.
Lutraphobia - Fear of otters.
Lygophobia - Fear of darkness.
Lyssophobia - Fear of rabies or of becoming mad.


Machines - Mechanophobia

Making changes or moving - Tropophobia

Making decisions - Decidophobia

Many things - Polyphobia

Marriage - Gamophobia

Materialism or the fear of epilepsy - Hylephobia

Meat - Carnophobia

Medicine (taking medicine) - Pharmacophobia

Memories - Mnemophobia

Men - Androphobia

Men - Arrhenphobia

Men - Hominophobia

Menstruation - Menophobia

Mercurial medicines - Hydrargyophobia

Metal - Metallophobia

Meteors - Meteorophobia

Mice - Musophobia or Muriphobia

Mice - Suriphobia

Microbes - Bacillophobia

Microbes - Microbiophobia - (Bacillophobia)

Mind - Psychophobia

Mirrors - Catoptrophobia

Mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror - Eisoptrophobia

Missiles or bullets – Ballistophobia

Mobs or crowds – Ochlophobia

Moisture, dampness, or liquids - Hygrophobia

Money - Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia

Monsters (bearing a deformed child or deformed people) - Teratophobia

Moon (the moon) - Selenophobia

Mother-in-law - Pentheraphobia - (Novercaphobia)

Moths - Mottephobia

Movement or motion - Kinetophobia or Kinesophobia

Moving or making changes - Tropophobia

Muscular incoordination (Ataxia) Ataxiophobia

Mushrooms (fear or aversion to mushrooms) - Mycophobia

Music (Fear or hatred of music) - Melophobia

Myths or stories or false statements – Mythophobia


Macrophobia - Fear of long waits.
Mageirocophobia - Fear of cooking.
Maieusiophobia - Fear of childbirth.
Malaxophobia - Fear of love play. (Sarmassophobia)
Maniaphobia - Fear of insanity.
Mastigophobia - Fear of punishment.
Mechanophobia - Fear of machines.
Medomalacuphobia - Fear of losing an erection.
Medorthophobia - Fear of an erect penis.
Megalophobia - Fear of large things.
Melissophobia - Fear of bees.
Melanophobia - Fear of the colour black.
Melophobia - Fear or hatred 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.
Methyphobia - Fear of alcohol.
Metrophobia - Fear or hatred of poetry.
Microbiophobia - Fear of microbes. (Bacillophobia)
Microphobia - Fear of small things.
Misophobia or Mysophobia - Fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.
Mnemophobia - Fear of memories.
Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia - Fear of dirt or contamination.
Monophobia - Fear of solitude or being alone.
Monopathophobia - Fear of definite disease.
Motorphobia - Fear of automobiles.
Mottephobia - Fear of moths.
Musophobia or Muriphobia - Fear of mice.
Mycophobia - Fear or aversion to mushrooms.
Mycrophobia - Fear of small things.
Myctophobia - Fear of darkness.
Myrmecophobia - Fear of ants.
Mythophobia - Fear of myths or stories or false statements.
Myxophobia - Fear of slime. (Blennophobia)


Names - Nomatophobia

Narrow things or places - Stenophobia

Needles or pointed objects - Aichmophobia

Neglecting duty or responsibility - Paralipophobia

New (anything new) - Neophobia 

New things or ideas - Cenophobia or Centophobia

Newness, novelty - Cainophobia or Cainotophobia

Newts, frogs, salamanders (Amphibians) etc - Batrachophobia

Night - The night - Noctiphobia 

Noise - Acousticophobia

Noises or voices or one's own voice, of telephones - Phonophobia

Northern lights - Auroraphobia

Nosebleeds - Epistaxiophobia

Nuclear weapons - Nucleomituphobia

Nudity - Gymnophobia

Nudity - Nudophobia

Number 13  (the number 13) - Triskaidekaphobia

Number 666 (the number 666) - Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia

Number 8 - (the 8 or the figure 8) - Octophobia

Numbers - Arithmophobia

Numbers - Numerophobia


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.
Nucleomituphobia - Fear of nuclear weapons.
Nudophobia - Fear of nudity.
Numerophobia - Fear of numbers.
Nyctohylophobia - Fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night
Nyctophobia - Fear of the dark or of night.


Objects at the right side of the body - Dextrophobia

Odour (one that has a vile odour) - Autodysomophobia

Odours or smells - Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia

Old - Growing old - Gerascophobia

Old people or of growing old - Gerontophobia

Open high places - Aeroacrophobia

Open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets - leaving a safe place - Agoraphobia

Operations (surgical operations) - Tomophobia

Opinions - Allodoxaphobia

Opposite sex - Heterophobia (Sexophobia)

Opposite Sex (the opposite sex) - (Heterophobia) Sexophobia

Otters - Lutraphobia

Outer space - Spacephobia

Overworking or of pain - Ponophobia


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 dentists, of teeth or dental surgery.
Odynophobia or Odynephobia - Fear of pain. (Algophobia)
Oenophobia - Fear of wines.
Oikophobia - Fear of home surroundings, house. (Domatophobia, Eicophobia)
Olfactophobia - Fear of smells.
Ombrophobia - Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia - Fear of eyes.
Oneirophobia - Fear of dreams.
Oneirogmophobia - Fear of wet dreams.
Onomatophobia - Fear of hearing a certain word or of names.
Ophidiophobia - Fear of snakes. (Snakephobia)
Ophthalmophobia - Fear of being stared at.
Opiophobia - Fear medical doctors’ experience of prescribing needed pain medications for patients.
Optophobia - Fear of opening one's eyes.
Ornithophobia - Fear of birds.
Orthophobia - Fear of property.
Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia - Fear of smells or odours.
Ostraconophobia - Fear of shellfish.
Ouranophobia or Uranophobia - Fear of heaven.


Pain - Algophobia

Pain - Odynophobia or Odynephobia - (Algophobia)

Pain or overworking - Ponophobia

Painful bowels movements - Defecaloesiophobia

Paper - Papyrophobia

Parasites - Parasitophobia

Parents-in-law - Soceraphobia

Peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth - Arachibutyrophobia

Pellagra - Pellagrophobia 

Penis (a penis, especially erect) - Phallophobia

Penis (an erect penis) - Medorthophobia

People or society - Anthropophobia

Philosophy - Philosophobia

Phobias - Phobophobia

Pins - Enetophobia

Pins and needles - Belonephobia (Aichmophobia)

Places (certain places or situations, such as stage fright) - Topophobia

Plants - Botanophobia

Pleasure (feeling pleasure) - Hedonophobia

Poetry (fear or hatred of poetry) - Metrophobia

Pointed objects or needles - Aichmophobia

Poison - Iophobia

Poison or of being accidently poisoned - Toxiphobia or Toxophobia or Toxicophobia

Poliomyelitis (contracting poliomyelitis) - Poliosophobia

Politicians (fear or abnormal dislike of politicians) - Politicophobia

Pope - the Pope - Papaphobia

Poverty - Peniaphobia

Precipices - Cremnophobia

Pregnancy or childbirth - Tocophobia

Priests or sacred things - Hierophobia

Progress - Prosophobia

Property - Orthophobia

Prostitutes or venereal disease - Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia

Public Speaking - Glassophobia

Punishment - Mastigophobia

Punishment - Poinephobia

Punishment (being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized) - Also fear of Magic - (wand) - Rhabdophobia

Puppets - Pupaphobia

Purple (the colour purple) - Porphyrophobia


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.
Patroiophobia - Fear of heredity.
Parturiphobia - Fear of childbirth.
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.
Pentheraphobia - Fear of mother-in-law. (Novercaphobia)
Phagophobia - Fear of swallowing or of eating or of being eaten.
Phalacrophobia - Fear of becoming bald.
Phallophobia - Fear of a penis, especially erect.
Pharmacophobia - Fear of taking medicine.
Phasmophobia - Fear of ghosts.
Phengophobia - Fear of daylight or sunshine.
Philemaphobia or Philematophobia - 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.
Phonophobia - Fear of noises or voices or one's own voice; of telephones.
Phronemophobia - Fear of thinking.
Phthiriophobia - Fear of lice. (Pediculophobia)
Phthisiophobia - Fear of tuberculosis.
Placophobia - Fear of tombstones.
Plutophobia - Fear of wealth.
Pluviophobia - Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Pneumatiphobia - Fear of spirits.
Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia - Fear of choking of being smothered.
Pocrescophobia - Fear of gaining weight. (Obesophobia)
Pogonophobia - Fear of beards.
Poliosophobia - Fear of contracting poliomyelitis.
Politicophobia - Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.
Polyphobia - Fear of many things.
Poinephobia - Fear of punishment.
Ponophobia - Fear of overworking or of pain.
Porphyrophobia - Fear of the colour purple.
Potamophobia - Fear of rivers or running water.
Potophobia - Fear of alcohol.
Pharmacophobia - Fear of drugs.
Proctophobia - Fear of rectums.
Prosophobia - Fear of progress.
Psellismophobia - Fear of stuttering.
Psychophobia - Fear of mind.
Psychrophobia - Fear of cold.
Pteromerhanophobia - Fear of flying.
Pteronophobia - Fear of being tickled by feathers.
Pupaphobia - Fear of puppets.
Pyrexiophobia - Fear of Fever.
Pyrophobia - Fear of fire.


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Rabies - Hydrophobophobia

Rabies - Kynophobia

Rabies or dogs - Cynophobia

Rabies or of becoming mad - Lyssophobia

Radiation, x-rays - Radiophobia

Rain or of being rained on - Ombrophobia

Rain or of being rained on - Pluviophobia

Rape - Virginitiphobia

Razors - Xyrophobia

Receiving praise (or expressing opinions) - Doxophobia

Rectal disease or Rectum - Rectophobia

Rectum or rectal diseases - Rectophobia

Rectums - Proctophobia

Red, Redlights, Blushing - Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia

Redlights, Red, Blushing - Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia

Relatives - Syngenesophobia

Religion or gods - Theophobia

Religious ceremony (definite plans) - Teleophobia

Reptiles or creepy crawly things - Herpetophobia

Responsibility - Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia

Responsibility or neglecting duty - Paralipophobia

Ridicule - Katagelophobia 

Ridiculed or being ridiculed - Catagelophobia

Riding in a car - Amaxophobia

Rivers or running water - Potamophobia

Road travel - Hodophobia 

Robbed (being robbed) - Harpaxophobia

Rooms - Koinoniphobia

Ruin or ruins - Atephobia

Running water or rivers - Potamophobia

Russians - Russophobia


Radiophobia - Fear of radiation, x-rays.
Ranidaphobia - Fear of frogs.
Rectophobia - Fear of rectum or rectal diseases.
Rhabdophobia - Fear of being severely punished, beaten by a rod, 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.


Sacred things or priests - Hierophobia

Saints or holy things - Hagiophobia

Salamanders, frogs, newts, (Amphibians) etc - Batrachophobia

Sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual - Homophobia

Satan - Satanophobia

Scabies - Scabiophobia

School - Scolionophobia

School or Going to school - Didaskaleinophobia

Scratches or being scratched - Amychophobia

Sea (the sea) - Thalassophobia

Seaven - Ouranophobia or Uranophobia

Sermons - Homilophobia

Sex - Genophobia

Sexual abuse - Agraphobia

Sexual abuse - Contreltophobia

Sexual love or sexual questions - Erotophobia

Sexual perversion - Paraphobia

Sexual question or sexual love - Erotophobia

Shadows - Sciophobia Sciaphobia

Sharks - Selachophobia

Shellfish - Ostraconophobia

Shock - Hormephobia

Sick - Emetophobia

Sinning - Hamartophobia

Sinning or imaginary crimes - Peccatophobia

Sitting - Cathisophobia

Sitting - Thaasophobia

Sitting down - Kathisophobia

Skin disease - Dermatosiophobia or Dermatophobia or Dermatopathophobia 

Skin lesions - Dermatophobia

Skins of animals or furs - Doraphobia

Sleep - Somniphobia

Sleep or of being hypnotized - Hypnophobia

Slime - Blennophobia

Slime - Myxophobia - (Blennophobia)

Small things - Microphobia

Small things - Mycrophobia

Smells - Olfactophobia

Smells or odours - Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia

Snakes - Ophidiophobia - (Snakephobia)

Snakes - Snakephobia - (Ophidiophobia)

Snow - Chionophobia

Social Phobia society or people in general (being evaluated negatively in social situations) - Sociophobia

Society or people - Anthropophobia

Solitude or being alone - Monophobia

Solitude, being alone - Isolophobia

Sourness - Acerophobia

Speaking - Laliophobia or Lalophobia

Speaking in Public (trying to speak or speaking in public) - Glossophobia

Specters or ghosts - Spectrophobia

Speed - Tachophobia

Spiders - Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia

Spirits - Pneumatiphobia

Stage fright (certain places or situations, such as stage fright) - Topophobia

Stairs or steep slopes - Bathmophobia

Stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs - Climacophobia

Standing or walking - Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia - (Ambulophobia)

Stared (being stared at) - Ophthalmophobia

Stared at (being seen or stared at) - Scopophobia or Scoptophobia

Stars - Siderophobia

Stars or celestial space - Astrophobia

Staying single - Anuptaphobia

Stealing - Cleptophobia

Stealing - Kleptophobia

Steep slopes or stairs - Bathmophobia

Step-father - Vitricophobia

Step-mother (your step-mother) - Novercaphobia

Stings - Cnidophobia

Stooping - Kyphophobia

Stories (or false statements or myths) - Mythophobia

Strangers or foreigners - Xenophobia

Streets or crossing the street - Agyrophobia

String - Linonophobia

Stuttering - Psellismophobia

Suffering and disease - Panthophobia

Sun - the sun - Heliophobia

Swallowing or of eating or of being eaten - Phagophobia

Symbolism - Symbolophobia

Symmetry - Symmetrophobia

Syphilis - Syphilophobia

Syphillis, lues - Luiphobia


Samhainophobia - Fear of Halloween.
Sarmassophobia - Fear of love play. (Malaxophobia)
Satanophobia - Fear of Satan.
Scabiophobia - Fear of scabies.
Scatophobia - Fear of faecal matter.
Scelerophibia - Fear of bad men, burglars.
Sciophobia 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.
Scotophobia - Fear of darkness. (Achluophobia)
Scriptophobia - Fear of writing in public.
Selachophobia - Fear of sharks.
Selaphobia - Fear of light flashes.
Selenophobia - Fear of the moon.
Seplophobia - Fear of decaying matter.
Sesquipedalophobia - Fear of long words.
Sexophobia - Fear of the opposite sex. (Heterophobia)
Siderodromophobia - Fear of trains, railroads or train travel.
Siderophobia - Fear of stars.
Sinistrophobia - Fear of things to the left or left-handed.
Sinophobia - Fear of Chinese, Chinese culture.
Sitophobia or Sitiophobia - Fear of food or eating. (Cibophobia)
Snakephobia - Fear of snakes. (Ophidiophobia)
Soceraphobia - Fear of parents-in-law.
Social Phobia - Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.
Sociophobia - Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia - Fear of sleep.
Sophophobia - Fear of learning.
Soteriophobia - Fear of dependence on others.
Spacephobia - Fear of outer space.
Spectrophobia - Fear of specters or ghosts.
Spermatophobia or Spermophobia - Fear of germs.
Spheksophobia - Fear of wasps.
Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia - Fear of standing or walking. (Ambulophobia)
Staurophobia - Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
Stenophobia - Fear of narrow things or places.
Stygiophobia or Stigiophobia - Fear of hell.
Suriphobia - Fear of mice.
Symbolophobia - Fear of symbolism.
Symmetrophobia - Fear of symmetry.
Syngenesophobia - Fear of relatives.
Syphilophobia - Fear of syphilis.


Taking tests - Testophobia

Tapeworms - Taeniophobia or Teniophobia

Taste - Geumaphobia or Geumophobia

Technology - Technophobia- 

Teenagers - Ephebiphobia

Teeth or dental surgery - Odontophobia

Telephones - Telephonophobia

Telephones or voices or one's own voice - Phonophobia

Termites, insects that eat wood - Isopterophobia

Tetanus, lockjaw - Tetanophobia

The great mole rat - Zemmiphobia

The preference by a phobic for fearful situations - Counterphobia

Theatres - Theatrophobia

Theology - Theologicophobia

Thinking - Phronemophobia

Thunder - Tonitrophobia

Thunder and lightning - Astraphobia or Astrapophobia (Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia)

Thunder and lightning - Astraphobia or Astrapophobia (Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia)

Thunder and lightning - Brontophobia

Thunder and lightning - Ceraunophobia or Keraunophobia (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)

Thunder and lightning - Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia - (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)

Tied up (being bound or tied up) - Merinthophobia

Time - Chronophobia

Toads - Bufonophobia

Tombstones - Placophobia

Tornadoes and hurricanes - Lilapsophobia

Touched (being touched) - Aphenphosmphobia (Haphephobia)

Touched (being touched) - Haphephobia or Haptephobia

Touched or being touched - Chiraptophobia

Trains, railroads or train travel - Siderodromophobia

Trees - Dendrophobia

Trembling - Tremophobia

Trichinosis - Trichinophobia

Tuberculosis - Phthisiophobia

Tuberculosis - Tuberculophobia

Tyrants - Tyrannophobia


Tachophobia - Fear of speed.
Taeniophobia or Teniophobia - Fear of tapeworms.
Taphephobia 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.
Tetanophobia - Fear of lockjaw, tetanus.
Teutophobia - Fear of German or German things.
Textophobia - Fear of certain fabrics.
Thaasophobia - Fear of sitting.
Thalassophobia - Fear of the sea.
Thanatophobia or Thantophobia - Fear of death or dying.
Theatrophobia - Fear of theatres.
Theologicophobia - Fear of theology.
Theophobia - Fear of gods or religion.
Thermophobia - Fear of heat.
Tocophobia - Fear of pregnancy or childbirth.
Tomophobia - Fear of surgical operations.
Tonitrophobia - Fear of thunder.
Topophobia - Fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright.
Toxiphobia or Toxophobia or Toxicophobia - Fear of poison or of being accidently poisoned.
Traumatophobia - Fear of injury.
Tremophobia - Fear of trembling.
Trichinophobia - Fear of trichinosis.
Trichopathophobia or Trichophobia - Fear of hair. (Chaetophobia, Hypertrichophobia)
Triskaidekaphobia - Fear of the number 13.
Tropophobia - Fear of moving or making changes.
Trypanophobia - Fear of injections.
Tuberculophobia - Fear of tuberculosis.
Tyrannophobia - Fear of tyrants.


Ugliness - Cacophobia

Undressing in front of someone - Dishabiliophobia

Untidiness or disorder - Ataxophobia

Urine or urinating - Urophobia


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


Vaccination - Vaccinophobia

Vegetables - Lachanophobia

Vehicles - Ochophobia

Venereal disease or Prostitutes - Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia

Ventriloquist's dummies (animatronic creatures, wax statues - anything that falsely represents a Sentient being) - Automatonophobia

Vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down - Illyngophobia

Virgins or young girls - Parthenophobia

Voices or one's own voice; Noises, of telephones - Phonophobia

Voids or empty spaces - Kenophobia

Vomiting - Emetophobia

Vomiting secondary to airsickness - Aeronausiphobia


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.


Wasps - Spheksophobia

Water or of rabies - Hydrophobia

Waves - (Cymophobia) Kymophobia

Waves or wave like motions - Cymophobia or Kymophobia

Weakness or Fainting - Asthenophobia

Wealth - Plutophobia

Weight (gaining weight) - Obesophobia - (Pocrescophobia)

Weight (gaining weight) - Pocrescophobia - (Obesophobia)

Wet dreams - Oneirogmophobia

Whirlpools or dizziness - Dinophobia

White - the colour white - Leukophobia 

Wild animals - Agrizoophobia

Wind - (Anemophobia) Ancraophobia

Wind or Air drafts - Anemophobia (Ancraophobia)

Wines - Oenophobia

Witches and witchcraft - Wiccaphobia

Women - Gynephobia or Gynophobia

Wooden objects or Forests - Xylophobia

Words - Logophobia

Words - Verbophobia

Work - Ergophobia

Work or functioning or Surgeon's operating - Ergasiophobia

Worms - Scoleciphobia

Worms (being infested with worms) - Helminthophobia

Writing in public - Scriptophobia

Writing or handwriting - Graphophobia

Walking - Ambulophobia

Walking or standing - Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia - (Ambulophobia)

Walloons - Walloonphobia

Washing or bathing - Ablutophobia


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


Xanthophobia - Fear of the colour 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.


Yellow (the colour yellow or the word yellow) - Xanthophobia


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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