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"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear."
H.P. Lovecraft

 

This is a reverse listing of The Phobia Page. Note the "fear of" is shown before the phobia and alphabetically indexed accordingly.


 
Alphabetical Reverse Index of Phobias
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    Fear of:
     
      13, number: Triskadekaphobia.
      8, number: Octophobia.

 
    A
      Abuse, sexual: Contreltophobia
      Accidents: Dystychiphobia
      Air: Anemophobia
      Air swallowing: Aerophobia
      Airborne noxious substances: Aerophobia
      Airsickness: Aeronausiphobia
      Alcohol: Methyphobia or Potophobia
      Alone, being: Autophobia or Monophobia
      Alone, being or solitude: Isolophobia
      Amnesia: Amnesiphobia
      Anger: Cholerophobia
      Angina: Anginophobia
      Animals: Zoophobia
      Animals, skins of or fur: Doraphobia
      Animals, wild: Agrizoophobia
      Ants: Myrmecophobia
      Anything new: Neophobia
      Asymmetrical things: Asymmetriphobia
      Atomic Explosions: Atomosophobia
      Automobile, being in a moving: Ochophobia
      Automobiles: Motorphobia

 

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    B
      Bacteria: Bacteriophobia
      Bald people: Peladophobia
      Bald, becoming: Phalacrophobia
      Bathing: Ablutophobia
      Beards: Pogonophobia
      Beaten by a rod or instrument of punishment, or of being severely criticized: Rhabdophobia
      Beautiful women: Caligynephobia
      Beds or going to bed: Clinophobia
      Bees: Apiphobia or Melissophobia
      Bicycles: Cyclophobia
      Birds: Ornithophobia
      Black: Melanophobia
      Blindness in a visual field: Scotomaphobia
      Blood: Hemophobia, Hemaphobia or Hematophobia
      Blushing or the color red: Erythrophobia, Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia
      Body odors: Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia
      Body, things to the left side of the body: Levophobia
      Body, things to the right side of the body: Dextrophobia
      Bogeyman or bogies: Bogyphobia
      Bolsheviks: Bolshephobia
      Books: Bibliophobia
      Bound or tied up: Merinthophobia
      Bowel movements: painful: Defecaloesiophobia
      Brain disease: Meningitophobia
      Breasts: Mastrophobia
      Bridges or of crossing them: Gephyrophobia
      Buildings: being close to high buildings: Batophobia
      Bullets: Ballistophobia
      Bulls: Taurophobia
      Bums or beggars: Hobophobia
      Burglars, or being harmed by wicked persons: Scelerophobia
      Buried alive, being or cemeteries: Taphephobia or Taphophobia

 

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    C
      Cancer: Cancerophobia, Carcinophobia
      Car or vehicle, riding in: Amaxophobia
      Cats: Aclurophobia, Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Felinophobia, Galeophobia, or Gatophobia
      Celestial spaces: Astrophobia
      Cemeteries: Coimetrophobia
      Cemeteries or being buried alive: Taphephobia or Taphophobia
      Ceremonies, religious: Teleophobia
      Changes, making; moving: Tropophobia or Metathesiophobia
      Chickens: Alektorophobia
      Child, bearing a deformed; deformed people: Teratophobia
      Childbirth: Maleusiophobia, Tocophobia, Parturiphobia, or Lockiophobia
      Children: Pedophobia
      Chinese or Chinese culture: Sinophobia
      Chins: Geniophobia
      Choking or being smothered: Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia
      Choking: Anginophobia
      Cholera: Chorophobia
      Church: Ecclesiophobia
      Clocks: Chronomentrophobia
      Clocks or time: Chronophobia
      Clothing: Vestiphobia
      Clouds: Nephophobia
      Clowns: Coulrophobia
      Coitus: Coitophobia
      Cold or cold things: Frigophobia
      Cold: extreme, ice or frost: Cryophobia
      Cold: Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia or Psychropophobia
      Color purple: Porphyrophobia
      Color red or blushing: Erythrophobia, Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia
      Color yellow: Xanthophobia
      Color white: Leukophobia
      Colors: Chromophobia or Chromatophobia
      Comets: Cometophobia
      Computers or working on computers: Cyberphobia
      Confined spaces: Claustrophobia
      Constipation: Coprastasophobia
      Contamination, dirt or infection: Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia
      Contamination with dirt or germs: Misophobia or Mysophobia
      Cooking: Mageirocophobia
      Corpses: Necrophobia
      Cosmic Phenomenon: Kosmikophobia
      Creepy, crawly things: Herpetophobia
      Criticized severely, or beaten by rod or instrument of punishment: Rhabdophobia
      Criticism: Enissophobia
      Crosses or the crucifix: Staurophobia
      Crossing streets: Agyrophobia or Dromophobia
      Crowded public places like markets: Agoraphobia
      Crowds or mobs: Enochlophobia, Demophobia or Ochlophobia
      Crucifix, the or crosses: Staurophobia
      Crystals or glass: Crystallophobia

 

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    D
      Dampness, moisture or liquids: Hygrophobia
      Dancing: Chorophobia
      Dark or night: Nyctophobia
      Dark place, being in: Lygophobia
      Darkness: Achluophobia or Myctophobia, or Scotophobia
      Dawn or daylight: Eosophobia
      Daylight or sunshine: Phengophobia
      Death or dying: Thanatophobia
      Death or dead things: Necrophobia
      Decaying matter: Seplophobia
      Decisions: making decisions: Decidophobia
      Defeat: Kakorrhaphiophobia
      Deformed people or bearing a deformed child: Teratophobia
      Deformity or unattractive body image: Dysmorphophobia
      Demons: Demonophobia or Daemonophobia
      Dental surgery: Odontophobia
      Dentists: Dentophobia
      Dependence on others: Soteriophobia
      Depth: Bathophobia
      Diabetes: Diabetophobia
      Dining or dinner conservations: Delpnophobia
      Dirt, contamination or infection: Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia
      Dirt or germs, being contaminated with: Misophobia or mysophobia
      Dirt or filth: Rhypophobia or Rupophobia
      Dirty, being dirty or personal filth: Automysophobia
      Disease: Nosophobia, Nosemaphobia or Pathophobia
      Disease and suffering: Panthophobia
      Disease, a definite: Monopathophobia
      Disease, brain: Meningitophobia
      Disease: kidney: Albuminurophobia
      Disease, rectal: Rectophobia
      Dizziness or vertigo when looking down: Illyngophobia
      Dizziness or whirlpools: Dinophobia
      Doctor, going to the: Iatrophobia
      Doctrine, challeges to or radical deviation from official: Heresyphobia or Hereiophobia
      Dogs or rabies: Cynophobia
      Dolls: Pediophobia
      Double vision: Diplophobia
      Drafts: Aerophobia or Anemophobia
      Dreams, wet: Oneirogmophobia
      Dreams: Oneirophobia
      Drinking: Dipsophobia
      Drugs, new: Neopharmaphobia
      Drugs or taking medicine: Pharmacophobia
      Dryness: Xerophobia
      Dust: Amathophobia or Koniophobia
      Duty or responsibility, neglecting: Pparalipophobia
      Dying or death: Thanatophobia

 

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    E
      Eating or swallowing: Phagophobia
      Eating or food: Sitophobia or Sitiophobia
      Eating or swallowing or of being eaten: Phagophobia
      Eight, the number: Octophobia
      Electricity: Electrophobia
      Englishness: Anglophobia
      Erect penis: Medorthophobia
      Erection, losing an: Medomalacuphobia
      Everything: Panophobia, Panphobia, Pamphobia, or Pantophobia
      Eyes: Ommetaphobia
      Eyes, opening one's: Optophobia

 

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    F
      Fabrics, certain: Textophobia
      Failure: Atychiphobia or Kakorrhaphiophobia
      Fainting: Asthenophobia
      Fatigue: Kopophobia
      Fearful situations: being preferred by a phobic: Counterphobia
      Feathers or being tickled by feathers: Pteronophobia
      Fecal matter, feces: Coprophobia or Scatophobia
      Female genitals: Kolpophobia
      Female genitalia: Eurotophobia
      Fever: Febriphobia, Fibriphobia, Fidriophobia or Pyrexiophobia
      Filth or dirt: Rhypophobia
      Fire: Arsonphobia or Pyrophobia
      Firearms: Hoplophobia
      Fish: Ichthyophobia
      Flogging or punishment: Mastigophobia
      Floods: Antlophobia
      Flowers: Anthrophobia or Anthophobia
      Flutes: Aulophobia
      Flying: Aviophobia or Aviatophobia or Pteromerhanophobia
      Fog: Homichlophobia or Nebulaphobia
      Food or eating: Sitophobia or Sitiophobia
      Food: Cibophobia
      Foreigners or strangers: Xenophobia
      Forests or wooden objects: Xylophobia
      Forests: Hylophobia
      Forests, dark wooded area, of at night: Nyctohylophobia
      Forgetting or being forgotten: Athazagoraphobia
      France or French culture: Francophobia, Gallophobia or Galiphobia
      Freedom: Eleutherophobia
      Friday the 13th: Paraskavedekatriaphobia
      Frogs: Batrachophobia
      Frost, ice or extreme cold: Cryophobia
      Frost or ice: Pagophobia
      Functioning or work: surgeon's fear of operating: Ergasiophobia
      Fur or skins of animals: Doraphobia

 

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    G
      Gaiety: Cherophobia
      Garlic: Alliumphobia
      Genitals, particularly female: Kolpophobia
      Genitalia, female: Eurotophobia
      Germans or German culture: Germanophobia or Teutophobia
      Germs or dirt, being contaminated with: Misophobia or mysophobia
      Germs: Verminophobia
      Ghosts or specters: Spectrophobia
      Ghosts: Phasmophobia
      Girls, young or virgins: Parthenophobia
      Glass or crystals: Crystallophobia
      Glass: Hyelophobia, Hyalophobia or Nelophobia
      Gloomy place, being in: Lygophobia
      God or gods: Zeusophobia
      Gods or religion: Theophobia
      Gold: Aurophobia
      Good news, hearing good news: Euphobia
      Gravity: Barophobia
      Greek or Greek culture: Hellophobia
      Greek terms: Hellenologophobia

 

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    I
      Ice or frost: Pagophobia
      Ice, frost or extreme cold: Cryophobia
      Ideas: Ideophobia
      Ignored, being: Athazagoraphobia
      Imperfection: Atelophobia
      Inability to stand: Basiphobia or Basophobia
      Infection, contamination or dirt: Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia
      Infinity: Apeirophobia
      Injections: Trypanophobia
      Injury: Traumatophobia
      Insanity, dealing with: Lyssophobia
      Insanity: Dementophobia or Maniaphobia
      Insects: Acarophobia or Entomophobia or Insectophobia
      Insects that eat wood: Isopterophobia
      Itching: Acarophobia

 

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    J
      Japanese or Japanese culture: Japanophobia
      Jealousy: Zelophobia
      Jews: Judeophobia
      Joint immobility: Ankylophobia
      Jumping from high and low places: Catapedaphobia
      Justice: Dikephobia

 

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    L
      Lakes: Limnophobia
      Large things: Megalophobia
      Laughter: Geliophobia
      Lawsuits: Liticaphobia
      Learning: Sophophobia
      Left:handed; objects at the left side of the body: Sinistrophobia
      Leprosy: Leprophobia or Lepraphobia
      Lice: Pediculophobia or Phthiriophobia
      Light: Photophobia
      Light flashes: Selaphobia
      Lightning and thunder: Brontophobia or Karaunophobia
      Lights, glaring: Photoaugliaphobia
      Liquids, dampness or moisture: Hygrophobia
      Little People (dwarfs): Achondroplasiaphobia
      Locked in an enclosed place: Cleithrophobia, Cleisiophobia, or Clithrophobia
      Lockjaw or tetanus: Tetanophobia
      Loneliness or of being oneself: Eremophobia or Eremiphobia
      Looking up: Anablephobia or Anablepophobia
      Loud noises: Ligyrophobia
      Love, sexual love: Erotophobia
      Love play: Malaxophobia or Sarmassophobia
      Love, falling or being in: Philophobia

 

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    P
      Pain: Algiophobia, Odynephobia, Ponophobia
      Paper: Papyrophobia
      Parasites: Parasitophobia
      Parents:in:law: Soceraphobia
      Peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth: Arachibutyrophobia
      Pellagra: Pellagrophobia
      Penis, erect: Medorthophobia
      Penis, esp erect: Phallophobia
      Penis, erect: seeing, thinking about or having: Ithyphallophobia
      Penis, losing an erection: Medomalacuphobia
      People: Anthropophobia
      People in general or society: Sociophobia
      People, deformed or bearing a deformed child: Teratophobia
      Philosophy: Philsosphobia
      Phobias: Phobophobia
      Phobic prefering fearful situations: Counterphobia
      Pins and needles: Belonephobia
      Pins: Enetophobia
      Place: locked in an enclosed place: Cleithrophobia, Cleisiophobia, or Clithrophobia
      Place, being in a dark or gloomy: Lygophobia
      Places, certain: Topophobia
      Places, crowded public: Agora[phobia
      Places, open high: Aeroacrophobia
      Places or things, narrow: Stenophobia
      Plants: Botonophobia
      Pleasure, feeling: Hedonophobia
      Poetry: Metrophobia
      Pointed objects: Aichmophobia
      Poison: Iophobia
      Poisoned, being: Toxiphobia, Toxophobia, or Toxicophobia
      Poliomyelitis, contracting: Poliosophobia
      Politicians: Politicophobia
      Pope: Papaphobia
      Poverty: Peniaphobia
      Precipices: Cremnophobia
      Priests or sacred things: Hierophobia
      Progress: Prosophobia
      Property: Orthophobia
      Prostitutes or venereal disease: Cypridophobia, Cypriphobia, Cyprianophobia, or Cyprinophobia
      Punishment or flogging: Mastigophobia
      Punishment by a rod or other instrument, or of being severely criticized: Rhabdophobia
      Punishment: Poinephobia
      Puppets: Pupaphobia
      Purple, color: Porphyrophobia

 

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    R
      Rabies: Cynophobia, Hydrophobophobia, Hydrophobia, Kynophobia, or Lyssophobia
      Radiation or x:rays: Radiophobia
      Railroads or train travel: Siderodromophobia
      Rain: Ombrophobia or Pluviophobia
      Rape: Virginitiphobia
      Rat, great mole: Zemmiphobia
      Rectum or rectal diseases: Proctophobia or Rectophobia
      Red color or blushing: Erythrophobia, Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia
      Relatives: Syngenesophobia
      Religion or gods: Theophobia
      Religious ceremonies: Teleophobia
      Reptiles: Herpetophobia
      Responsibility or duty, neglecting: Paralipophobia
      Responsibility: Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia
      Ridiculed, being: Catagelophobia or Katagelophobia
      Riding in a car: Amaxophobia
      Right side, things on the right side of the body: Dextrophobia
      Rivers: Potamphobia or Potamophobia
      Road travel or travel: Hodophobia
      Robbers or being robbed: Harpaxophobia
      Rooms, empty: Cenophobia or Centophobia
      Rooms: Koinoniphobia
      Ruin: Atephobia
      Running water: Potamophobia
      Russians: Russophobia

 

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    T
      Tapeworms: Taeniophobia
      Taste: Geumaphobia or Geumophobia
      Technology: Technophobia
      Teeth: Odontophobia
      Telephones, noises or voices, or speaking aloud: Phonophobia
      Telephones: Telephonophobia
      Termites: Isopterophobia
      Tests, taking: Testophobia
      Tetanus or lockjaw: Tetanophobia
      Theaters: Theatrophobia
      Theology: Theologicophobia
      Things, many: Polyphobia
      Things, large: Megalophobia
      Things or places, narrow: Stenophobia
      Things, small: Microphobia or Mycrophobia
      Thinking: Phronemophobia
      Thunder: Ceraunophobia
      Thunder and lightning: Astraphobia, Astrapophobia, Brontophobia or Keraunophobia
      Tickled by feathers or feathers: Pteronophobia
      Tied or bound up: Merinthophobia
      Time or clocks: Chronophobia
      Toads: Bufonophobia
      Tombstones: Placophobia
      Tornadoes and hurricanes: Lilapsophobia
      Touched, being touched: Aphenphosmphobia, Haphephobia or Haptephobia or Chiraptophobia
      Trains, railroads or train travel: Siderodromophobia
      Travel or road travel: Hodophobia
      Trees: Dendrophobia
      Trembling: Ttremophobia
      Tricinosis: Trichinophobia
      Tuberculosis: Phthisiophobia or Tuberculophobia
      Tyrants: Tyrannophobia

 

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    U
      Ugliness- Cacophobia.
      Undressing in front of someone- Dishabillophobia.
      Urine or urinating- Urophobia.

 

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    V
      Vaccination: Vaccinophobia
      Vegetables: Lachanophobia
      Venereal disease or prostitutes: Cypridophobia, Cypriphobia, Cyprianophobia, or Cyprinophobia
      Ventriloquist's dummy: Automatonophobia
      Vertigo or dizziness when looking down: Illyngophobia
      Virginity, losing one's: Primeisodophobia
      Virgins or young girls: Parthenophobia
      Vision: double vision: Diplophobia
      Voices or noises, speaking aloud or telephones: Phonophobia
      Voids or empty spaces: Kenophobia
      Vomiting secondary to airsickness: Aeronausiphobia
      Vomiting: Emetophobia

 

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    W
      Waits, long: Macrophobia
      Walking, standing up and: Stasibasiphobia
      Walking: Ambulophobia, Basistasiphobia or Basostasophobia
      Washing: Abultophobia
      Wasps: Spheksophobia
      Water: Hydrophobia
      Waves or wave like motions: Cymophobia or Kymophobia
      Wax statues: Automatonophobia
      Weakness: Asthenophobia
      Wealth: Plutophobia
      Weapons, nuclear: Nucleomituphobia
      Weight, gaining: Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia
      Wet dreams: Oneirogmophobia
      Whirlpools or dizzyness: Dinophobia
      White, the color: Leukophobia
      Wild animals: Agrizoophobia
      Wind: Ancraophobia or Anemophobia
      Wine: Oenophobia
      Witches and Witchcraft: Wiccaphobia
      Women: Gynephobia or Gynophobia
      Women, beautiful: Caligynephobia or Venstraphobia
      Wooden objects or forests: Xylophobia
      Words: Logophobia or Verbophobia
      Words, long: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia or Sesquipedalophobia
      Work or functioning; surgeon's fear of operating: Ergasiophobia
      Work: Ergophobia or Ponophobia
      Worms: Scoleciphobia
      Worms, being infested with: Helminthophobia
      Wrinkles, getting: Rhytiphobia
      Writing: Graphophobia
      Writing in public: Scriptophobia

 

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      X-rays or radiation- Radiophobia.

 

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    Y
      Yellow color- Xanthophobia.

 

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