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Here is a list of the most recognized phobias:

 

Ablutophobia : Fear of washing or bathing

Achluphobia :  Fear of darkness

Acousticophobia : Fear of noise

Acrophobia : Fear of heights

Aeroacrophobia : Fear of open, high spaces

Aeronausiphobia : Fear of airsickness

Aerophobia : Fear of drafts, air, gases

Agoraphobia : Fear of open spaces

Agraphobia : Fear of sexual abuse

Agrizoophobia : Fear of wild animals

Agyiophobia : Fear of being in the street

Aichmophobia : Fear of needles and other pointed objects

Ailurophobia : Fear of cats

Algophobia : Fear of pain

Amathophobia : Fear of dust

Ambulophobia : Fear of walking or riding in vehicles

Androphobia : Fear of men

Anthrophobia : Fear of people or human society

Antlophobia : Fear of floods

Anuptaphobia : Fear of staying single

Aphenphobia : Fear of being touched

Apiphobia : Fear of bees

Arachnophobia : Fear of spiders

Arsonphobia : Fear of fire

Asthenophobia : Fear of fainting

Astraphobia : Fear of lightning

Atychiphobia : Fear of failure

Autophobia : Fear of being alone

Aviatophobia : Fear of flying

 

Bacteriophobia : Fear of bacteria

Basiphobia : Fear of walking

Bathophobia : Fear of depths

Batrachophobia : Fear of frogs

Bibliophobia : Fear of books

Bogyphobia : Fear of bogeymen

Brontophobia : Fear of thunder

 

Cacomorphobia : Fear of fat

Cacophobia : Fear of ugliness

Cainophobia : Fear of newness, novelty

Caligynephobia : Fear of beautiful women

Cardiophobia : Fear of heart disease

Carnophobia : Fear of meat

Catagelophobia : Fear of being ridiculed

Catapedaphobia : Fear of jumping from high to low places

Cenophobia : Fear of empty rooms

Chaetophobia : Fear of hair or hairy objects

Cheimaphobia : Fear of the cold

Chionophobia : Fear of snow

Chorophobia : Fear of dancing

Chrematophobia : Fear of money

Chromatophobia : Fear of colors

Cibophobia : Fear of food

Claustrophobia : Fear of confined spaces

Climacophobia : Fear of climbing stairs

Clinophobia : Fear of going to bed

Coimetrophobia : Fear of cemeteries

Coitophoiba : Fear of sexual intercourse

Contreltophobia : Fear of sexual abuse

Coprastasophobia : Fear of constipation

Coprophobia : Fear of dirt or feces

Coprastasophobia : Fear of constipation

Coulrophoiba : Fear of clowns

Cremnophobia : Fear of precipices or cliffs

Cryophobia : Fear of extreme cold

Cyberphobia : Fear of computers

Cyclophobia : Fear of bicycles

Cymophobia : Fear of waves

Cynophobia : Fear of dogs

Cyprianophobia : Fear of prostitutes

 

Decidophobia : Fear of making decisions

Defecalgesiophobia : Fear of having painful bowel movements

Deipnophobia : Fear of dining

Demonophobia : Fear of demons

Dendrophobia : Fear of trees

Dentophobia : Fear of dentists

Dermatopathophobia : Fear of sking disease

Diabetophobia : Fear of diabetes

Didaskaleinophobia : Fear of going to school

Dinophobia : Fear of dizziness

Dipsophobia : Fear of drinking

Dishabillophobia : Fear of undressing in front of someone

Domatophobia : Fear of being in a house

Dromophobia : Fear of crosssing streets

Dysmorphophobia : Fear of a bodily defect not noticeable to others

Dystychiphobia : Fear of accidents

 

Ecclesiaphobia : Fear of churches, organized religions

Eisoptrophobia : Fear of mirrors

Eleutherophobia : Fear of freedom

Emetophobia : Fear of vomiting

Enochophobia : Fear of crowds

Entomophobia : Fear of insects

Epistaxiphobia : Fear of nosebleeds

Equinophobia : Fear of horses

Eremophobia : Fear of being oneself

Ergophobia : Fear of work

Erythrophobia : Fear of blushing

Esodophobia : Fear of losing virginity

Eurotophobia : Fear of female genitalia

 

Fibriophobia : Fear of fever

Frigophobia : Fear of cold things

 

Gamophobia : Fear of marriage

Geliophobia : Fear of laughter

Gephyrophobia : Fear of bridges

Gerascophobia : Fear of growing old

Geumaphobia : Fear of tastes

Glossophobia : Fear of speaking in public

Graphophobia : Fear of writing

Gymnophobia : Fear of naked bodies

Gynephobia : Fear of women

 

Hamartophobia : Fear of committing an error

Harpaxophobia : Fear of becoming a victim of robbery

Hedonophobia : Fear of pleasure

Heliophobia : Fear of sunlight

Helminthophobia : Fear of worms

Hematophobia : Fear of blood or sight of blood

Herpetophobia : Fear of snakes and reptiles

Heterophobia : Fear of opposite sex

Hobophobia : Fear of bums

Hodophobia : Fear of travel

Homiclophobia : Fear of fog

Hoplophobia : Fear of firearms

Hormephobia : Fear of shock

Hydrophobia : Fear of water

Hygrophobia : Fear of dampness

Hylephobia : Fear of epilepsy

Hylophobia : Fear of forests

Hypengyophobia : Fear of responsibility

Hypnophobia : Fear of being hypnotized

Hyprophobia : Fear of sleep

Icthyophobia : Fear of fish

Ideaphobia : Fear of ideas

Illyngophobia : Fear of vertigo, feeling dizzy looking down

Iophobia : Fear of poisons

Isolophobia : Fear of solitude or being alone

Isopterophobia : Fear of termites

 

Kakorrhaphiophobia : Fear of failure

Katagelophobia : Fear of being ridiculed

Kathisophobia : Fear of sitting down

Kleptophobia : Fear of stealing

 

Lachanophobia : Fear of vegetables

Lalophobia : Fear of stuttering or speaking

Leprophobia : Fear of leprosy

Leukophobia : Fear of color white

Ligyrophobia : Fear of noise

Lilapsophobia : Fear of hurricanes or tornadoes

Limophobia : Fear of lakes

Litigaphobia : Fear of litigation or lawsuits

Lockiophobia : Fear of childbirth

Logophobia : Fear of words

Lunaphobia : Fear of the moon

Lutraphobia : Fear of otters

Lygophobia : Fear of being in dark or gloomy places

Lyssophobia : Fear of becoming insane

 

Macrophobia : Fear of long waits

Mageirocophobia : Fear of cooking

Mastigophobia : Fear of punishment

Mechanophobia : Fear of machinery

Megalophobia : Fear of large objects

Melissophobia : Fear of bears

Meningitophobia : Fear of brain diseases

Menophobia : Fear of menstruation

Merinthophobia : Fear of being tied up

Meteorphobia : Fear of meteors

Methyphobia : Fear of alcohol

Misophobia : Fear of contamination with dirt or germs

Monophobia : Fear of being lonely

Motorphobia : Fear of automobiles

Musophobia : Fear of mice

Mycrophobia : Fear of small things

 

Necrophobia : Fear of corpses or dead bodies

Nephophobia : Fear of clouds

Noctiphobia : Fear of night

Nosophobia : Fear of illness

Novercaphophobia : Fear of stepmother

Nucleomitophobia : Fear of nuclear weapons

 

Obesophobia : Fear of gaining weight

Odonophobia : Fear of teeth

Odynesophobia : Fear of pain

Olfactophobia : Fear of odors

Ombrophobia : Fear of rain

Oneirogmophobia : Fear of wet dreams

Oneirophobia : Fear of dreams

Ornithopia : Fear of birds

Ouranophobia : Fear of heaven

 

Pagophobia : Fear of ice or frost

Panphobia : Fear of anything and everything

Panthophobia : Fear of suffering

Papaphobia : Fear of the Pope

Papyrophobia : Fear of paper

Parasitophobia : Fear of parasites

Paraskavedekatriaphobia : Fear of Friday the 13th

Pareunophobia : Fear of sex

Pathophobia : Fear of illness

Peccatiphobia : Fear of sinning

Pediaphobia : Fear of dolls

Pediculophobia : Fear of lice

Peladophobia : Fear of bald people or becoming bald

Peniaphobia : Fear of poverty

Pentheraphobia : Fear of one's mother-in-law

Phagophobia : Fear of eating or swallowing

Pharmacophobia : Fear of taking drugs or medicine

Phasmophobia : Fear of ghosts

Philemaphobia : Fear of kissing

Philophobia : Fear of love

Phobophobia : Fear of fears

Phonophobia : Fear of speaking aloud, speaking one's own voice

Photoaugiaphobia : Fear of glaring lights

Pnigophobia : Fear of choking

Pogonophobia : Fear of beards

Politicophobia : Fear of politicians

Potamophobia : Fear of rivers

Proctophobia : Fear of rectal diseases

Pterophobia : Fear of feathers, birds

Pyrexiophobia : Fear of having a fever

Pyrophobia : Fear of fire

 

Radiophobia : Fear of X-rays

Rhytiphobia : Fear of getting wrinkles

 

Satanophobia : Fear of Satan

Scolionophobia : Fear of school

Sciaphobia : Fear of shadows

Scopophobia : Fear of being stared at

Selaphobia : Fear of flashing lights

Shamhainophobia : Fear of Halloween

Sitophobia : Fear of eating or the sight of food

Sominphobia : Fear of sleep

Soteriophobia : Fear of dependence on others

Spheksophobia : Fear of wasps

Stygiophobia : Fear of Hell

Suriphobia : Fear of mice

Syngenesophobia Fear of relatives

 

Tabophobia : Fear of wasting sickness

Tacophobia : Fear of speed

Taphophobia : Fear of being buried alive

Testophobia : Fear of taking tests

Thanatophobia : Fear of death

Theophobia : Fear of God

Termophobia : Fear of heat, being too warm

Tomophobia : Fear of surgical operations

Toxicophobia : Fear of poison

 

Urophobia : Fear of urinating

 

Vacciniophobia : Fear of vaccinations

Vestiphobia : Fear of clothing

Virgivitiphobia : Fear of rape

Vitricophobia : Fear of stepfather

 

Xenophobia : Fear of strangers

Xerophobia : Fear of dryness

 

Zelophobia : Fear of jealousy

Zoophobia : Fear of animals

 

Compiled from "The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears and Anxieties", 2nd Edition, Ronald M. Doctor, Ph. D. & Ada P. Kahn, Ph. D., 2000, Facts on File, Inc.