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Phobias

There's nothing quite as entertaining as the pain and suffering of others. In that spirit, we've collected some of the most astonishing, peculiar and amusing real-life phobias to ever plague the human psyche.

Ablutophobia is the fear of bathing.

Acarophobia is the fear of itching.

Aeronausiphobia is the fear of airplanes.

Agraphobia is the fear of sexual abuse.

Alektorophobia is the fear of chickens.

Alliumphobia is the fear of garlic.

Amathophobia is the fear of dust.

Amensiophobia is the fear of amnesia.

Anablepophobia is the fear of looking up.

Androphobia is the fear of men.

Anemophobia is the fear of wind.

Anglophobia is the fear of England or English culture.

Apeirophobia is the fear of infinity.

Apiphobia is the fear of bees.

Arsonphobia/Pyrophobia is the fear of fire.

Atelophobia is the fear of imperfection.

Auroraphobia is the fear of the Northern Lights.

Autodysomophobia is the fear of one that has a vile odor.

Automysophobia is the fear of being dirty.

Autophobia is the fear of references to oneself.

Autophobia is the fear of yourself.

Ballistophobia is the fear of bullets.

Barophobia is the fear of gravity.

Basiphobia is the fear of walking.

Batonophobia is the fear of plants.

Belonephobia is the fear of sharp objects.

Bibliophobia is the fear of books.

Bogyphobia is the fear of bogies or the bogeyman.

Bolshephobia is the fear of Bolsheviks.

Bromidrosiphobia is the fear of body odor.

Brontophobia is the fear of thunder.

Caligynephobia is the fear of beautiful women.

Carcinomaphbia is the fear of cancer.

Cathisophobia is the fear of sitting.

Chaetophobia is the fear of hair.

Chrometophobia is the fear of money.

Chronophobia is the fear of time.

Climacophobia is the fear of climbing.

Clinophobia is the fear of going to bed.

Coimetrophobia is the fear of cemeteries.

Coulrophobia is the fear of clowns.

Cyberphobia is the fear of computers or working on computers.

Cyclophobia is the fear of bicycles.

Decidophobia is the fear of making decisions.

Deipnophobia is the fear of dining or dinner conversations.

Defecaloesioephobia is the fear of painful bowel movements.

Dentophobia is the fear of dentists.

Diplophobia is the fear of double vision.

Dishabiliophobia is the fear of undressing in front of someone.

Doraphobia is the fear of fur.

Dutchphobia is the fear of the Dutch.

Dystychiphobia is a fear of accidents.

Ecophobia is the fear of home.

Emetophobia is the fear of vomiting.

Enissophobia is the fear of criticism.

Entomophobia is the fear of insects.

Epistaxiophobia is the fear of nosebleeds.

Ergasiophobia is a fear of work.

Erotophobia is the fear of love/sex.

Eurotophobia is the fear of female genitalia.

Francophobia is the fear of France or French culture.

Gamophobia is the fear of marriage.

Geliophobia is the fear of laughter.

Geniophobia is the fear of chins.

Genuphobia is the fear of knees.

Gerascophobia is the fear of growing old.

Germanophobia is the fear of Germany or German culture.

Geumaphobia is the fear of taste.

Gnosiophobia is the fear of knowledge.

Graphophobia is the fear of handwriting.

Gymnophobia is the fear of being naked.

Gynephobia is the fear of women.

Hadephobia is the fear of hell.

Harpaxophobia is the fear of robbers.

Hellenologophobia is the fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.

Hippophobia is the fear of horses.

Hodophobia is the fear of traveling.

Homilophobia is the fear of sermons.

Ideophobia is the fear of ideas.

Japanophobia is the fear of the Japanese.

Judeophobia is the fear of Jewish people.

Kleptophobia is the fear of stealing.

Koinoniphobia is the fear of rooms.

Lachanophobia is the fear of vegetables.

Laliophobia is the fear of stuttering.

Leprophobia is the fear of lepers or leprosy.

Leukophobia is the fear of the color white.

Liticaphobia is the fear of lawsuits.

Logophobia is the fear of words.

Lutraphobia is the fear of otters.

Macrophobia is the fear of long waits.

Maieusiophobia is the fear of getting pregnant.

Malaxophobia is the fear of foreplay.

Mastigophobia is the fear of flogging.

Medomalacuphobia is the fear of losing an erection.

Medorthophobia is the fear of an erect penis.

Melissophobia is the fear of bees.

Merinthophobia is the fear of being bound.

Meteorophobia is the fear of meteors.

Microphobia is the fear of small things.

Mnemophobia is the fear of memories.

Monophobia is the fear of being alone.

Monophobia is the fear of being alone.

Mycophobia is the fear of aversion to mushrooms.

Myrmecophobia is the fear of ants.

Myxophobia is the fear of slimy things.

Nebulaphobia is the fear of fog.

Neophobia is the fear of anything new.

Nephophobia is the fear of clouds.

Nomatophobia is the fear of names.

Nosocomephobia is the fear of hospitals.

Numerophobia is the fear of numbers.

Nyctophobia is the fear of the night.

Ochophobia is the fear of vehicles.

Odontophobia is the fear of dental surgery or teeth.

Oenophobia is the fear of wine.

Ombrophobia is the fear of rain.

Ommetaphobia is the fear of eyes.

Ophidiophobia is the fear of snakes.

Ophthalmophobia is the fear of being stared at.

Ornithophobia is the fear of birds.

Pagophobia is the fear of ice or frost.

Panophobia is the fear of everything.

Paprophobia is the fear of paper.

Parasitophobia is the fear of parasites.

Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th.

Parthenophobia is the fear of virgins (girls).

Pedophobia is the fear of children.

Peladophobia is the fear of bald people.

Pentheraphobia is the fear of mother-in-laws.

Phagophobia is the fear of eating or swallowing.

Phagophobia is the fear of swallowing (or of eating, or of being eaten).

Phalacrophobia is the fear of becoming bald.

Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.

Philosophobia is the fear of philosophy.

Phobophobia is the fear of fear.

Phonophobia is the fear of noise.

Phronemophobia is the fear of thinking.

Plutophobia is the fear of wealth.

Pneumatophobia is a fear of air.

Pnigophobia is the fear of choking on fish bones.

Pnigophobia is the fear of choking.

Pogonophobia is the fear of beards.

Politicophobia is the fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.

Potamophobia is the fear of rivers.

Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled with feathers.

Ranidaphobia is the fear of frogs.

Rectophobia is the fear of the rectum or rectal diseases.

Rhabdophobia is the fear of being beaten with an object.

Rhytiphobia is the fear of getting wrinkles.

Russophobia is the fear of Russians.

Scatophobia is the fear of fecal matter.

Scelerophobia is the fear of bad men.

Selaphobia is the fear of light.

Siderodromophobia is the fear of trains.

Sinophobia is the fear of the Chinese.

Somniphobia is the fear of sleep.

Sophophobia is the fear of learning.

Staurophobia is the fear of crosses or the crucifix.

Stenophobia is the fear of narrow things or places.

Symbolophobia is the fear of symbolism.

Symmetrophobia is the fear of symmetry.

Syngenesophobia is the fear of relatives.

Tachophobia is the fear of speed.

Taeniophobia is the fear of tapeworms.

Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive.

Taurophobia is the fear of bulls.

Teratophobia is the fear of monsters or deformed people.

Tetanophobia is the fear of tetanus or lockjaw.

Thalassophobia is the fear of the sea.

Thanatophobia is the fear of death.

Tonsurophobia is the fear of haircuts.

Toxicophobia is the fear of being poisoned.

Tremophobia is the fear of trembling.

Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of 13.

Uranophobia is the fear of heaven.

Uranophobia is the fear of urine or urinating.

Vaccinophobia is the fear of vaccination.

Wicaphobia is the fear of witches and witchcraft.

Xanthophobia is the fear of the color yellow.

Xenophobia is the fear of strangers or foreigners.

Zelophobia is the fear of jealousy.

Zemmiphobia is the fear of the great mole rat.

Zoophobia is the fear of animals.

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