Phobia List

The Beat Your Fears phobia list … ever growing and evolving!

A
Ablutophobia: Fear of cleaning, washing or bathing.
Acarophobia: Fear of itching or fear of insects and bugs that can cause itching.
Acerophobia: Fear of sourness or things that are sour.
Achluophobia: Fear of the dark.
Acousticophobia: Fear of noise and sounds.
Acrophobia: Fear of heights (different to vertigo).
Aerophobia: Fear of drafts of air, gases, or airborne matter (often confused with fear of flying).
Aeroacrophobia: Fear of open and high places.
Aeronausiphobia: Fear of vomiting due to or caused by airsickness.
Agateophobia: Fear of insanity or becoming insane.
Agliophobia: Fear of pain.
Agoraphobia: Fear of open or public spaces where escape may be perceived as difficult.
Agraphobia: Fear of sexual abuse.
Agrizoophobia: Fear of wild animals.
Agyrophobia: Fear of crossing a road.
Aichmophobia: Fear of sharp things like needles, pencils, knives etc – see also belonephobia.
Ailurophobia: Fear of cats.
Albuminurophobia: Fear of kidney disease.
Alektorophobia: Fear of chickens (especially feathers and eggs).
Algophobia: Fear of pain.
Alliumphobia: Fear of garlic.
Allodoxaphobia: Fear of other peoples opinions.
Altophobia: Fear of heights and high places.
Amathophobia: Fear of dust.
Amaxophobia: Fear of travelling or riding in a car.
Ambulophobia: Fear of walking.
Amnesiphobia: Fear of amnesia, memory loss or forgetting.
Amychophobia: Fear of being scratched.
Anablephobia: Fear of looking up.
Ancraophobia: Fear of wind – see also Anemophobia
Androphobia: Fear of men or the male sex.
Anemophobia: Fear of drafts, gusts of air and wind – see also Ancraophobia
Anginophobia: Fear of angina, choking and narrowness.
Anglophobia: Fear of England, English people and English culture.
Angrophobia: Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
Ankylophobia: Fear of immobility or stiffness of a joint.
Anthophobia: Fear of flowers – see also anthrophobia.
Anthrophobia: Fear of flowers – see also anthophobia.
Anthropophobia: Fear of people or fear of society.
Antlophobia: Fear of floods.
Anuptaphobia: Fear of being single or married to the wrong person.
Apeirophobia: Fear of infinity, eternity or things lasting forever.
Aphenphosmphobia: Fear of being touched or physical contact – see also Haphephobia.
Apiphobia: Fear of bees.
Apotemnophobia: Fear of amputees.
Arachibutyrophobia: Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of one’s mouth.
Arachnephobia: Fear of spiders – see also arachnophobia.
Arithmophobia: Fear of numbers.
Arachnophobia: Fear of spiders – see also arachnephobia.
Arrhenphobia: Fear of men.
Arsonphobia: Fear of fire.
Asthenophobia: Fear of fainting or fear of weakness.
Astraphobia: Fear of thunder and lightning – see also astrapophobia, brontophobia, keraunophobia.
Astrapophobia: Fear of thunder and lightning – see also astraphobia, brontophobia, keraunophobia.
Astrophobia: Fear of stars or the space.
Asymmetriphobia: Fear of asymmetrical things.
Ataxiophobia: Fear of muscle in coordination.
Ataxophobia: Fear of disorder, chaos and untidiness.
Atelophobia: Fear of not being good enough or imperfection.
Atephobia: Fear of ruins or ruined buildings.
Athazagoraphobia: Fear of forgetting or being forgotten about.
Atomosophobia: Fear of atomic explosions.
Atychiphobia: Fear of failure or failing.
Aulophobia: Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia: Fear of gold.
Auroraphobia: Fear of the northern lights or Aurora Borealis.
Autodysomophobia: Fear of one with a vile or stinking odor.
Automatonophobia: Fear of ventriloquist dummies, animatronic creatures or wax statues
Automysophobia: Fear of being dirty.
Autophobia: Fear of loneliness or being alone.
Aviophobia: Fear of flying – see also aviatophobia.
Aviatophobia: Fear of flying – see also aviophobia.

B
Bacillophobia: Fear of microbes.
Bacteriophobia: Fear of bacteria.
Ballistophobia: Fear of missiles, projectiles, bullets and being shot.
Bolshephobia: Fear of Bolsheviks (Marxist Russia).
Barophobia: Fear of gravity.
Basophobia: Fear of walking or standing up – see also basiphobia.
Basiphobia: Fear of walking or standing erect – see also basophobia.
Bathmophobia: Fear of stairs and fear of steep slopes.
Bathophobia: Fear of depth and the deep.
Batophobia: Fear of being near to an object of height – tall buildings, mountains, for example.
Batrachophobia: Fear of amphibians – frogs, newts etc.
Belonephobia: Fear of pins, needles and sharply pointed instruments – see also aichmophobia.
Bibliophobia: Fear of books.
Blennophobia: Fear of slime or mucus.
Bogyphobia: Fear of bogeys, the bogeyman, demons, goblins and spirits.
Botanophobia: Fear of plants.
Bromidrophobia: Fear of body smells and personal odor – see also bromidrosiphobia.
Bromidrosiphobia: Fear of having unpleasant body odor – see also bromidrophobia.
Brontophobia: Fear of thunder, lightning and thunder storms.
Bufonophobia: Fear of toads.

C
Cacophobia: Fear of ugliness and things that are ugly.
Cainophobia: Fear of newness, novelty and things new – see also cainotophobia.
Cainotophobia: Fear of newness, novelty and new things – see also cainophobia.
Caligynephobia: Fear of beautiful women.
Cancerophobia: Fear of cancer – see also carcinophobia.
Carcinophobia: Fear of cancer – see also cancerophobia.
Cardiophobia: Fear of the heart and heart disease.
Carnophobia: Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia: Fear of ridicule or being ridiculed.
Catapedaphobia: Fear of jumping – either high or low.
Cathisophobia: Fear of sitting down.
Catoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors and reflection.
Cenophobia: Fear of new ideas – see also centophobia.
Centophobia: Fear of new ideas – see also cenophobia.
Ceraunophobia: Fear of thunder, lightning and thunderbolts – see also keraunophobia.
Chaetophobia: Fear of hair (human or animal).
Cheimaphobia: Fear of cold and frost – see also cheimatophobia.
Cheimatophobia: Fear of cold – see also cheimaphobia.
Chemophobia: Fear of chemicals or anything chemical.
Cherophobia: Fear of gaiety and happiness.
Chionophobia: Fear of snow.
Chiraptophobia: Fear of being touched.
Chirophobia: Fear of hands.
Chiroptophobia: Fear of bats.
Cholerophobia: Fear of cholera.
Chorophobia: Fear of dancing.
Chrematophobia: Fear of money – see also chrometophobia.
Chromatophobia: Fear of colors – see also chromophobia.
Chrometophobia: Fear of money – see also chrematophobia.
Chromophobia: Fear of colors – see also chromatophobia.
Chronophobia: Fear of time or the passing of time.
Chronomentrophobia: Fear of clocks.
Cibophobia: Fear of food.
Claustrophobia: Fear of confined spaces or being closed in.
Cleisiophobia: Fear of closed places or being locked in – see also cleithrophobia
Cleisiophobia: Fear of closed places or being locked in – see also cleisiophobia.
Cleithrophobia: Fear of being enclosed – see also clithrophobia.
Cleptophobia: Fear of stealing or theft.
Climacophobia: Fear of climbing.
Clinophobia: Fear of going to bed.
Clithrophobia: Fear of being enclosed – see also cleithrophobia.
Cnidophobia: Fear of insect stings.
Cometophobia: Fear of comets.
Coimetrophobia: Fear of cemeteries and graveyards.
Coitophobia: Fear of sexual intercourse (coitus).
Contreltophobia: Fear of rape or sexual abuse.
Coprastasophobia: Fear of constipation.
Coprophobia: Fear of feces.
Consecotaleophobia: Fear of chopsticks.
Coulrophobia: Fear of clowns.
Counterphobia: The preference for fearful situations.
Cremnophobia: Fear of precipices (steep cliffs).
Cryophobia: Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
Crystallophobia: Fear of crystal or glass.
Cyberphobia: Fear of computers.
Cyclophobia: Fear of bicycles or bikes.
Cymophobia: Fear of waves and sea swells – see also kymophobia.
Cynophobia: Fear of dogs.
Cypridophobia: Fear of prostitutes and sexually transmitted disease.
Cypriphobia: Also fear of prostitutes and sexually transmitted disease.
Cyprianophobia: Also fear of prostitutes and sexually transmitted disease.
Cyprinophobia: Also fear of prostitutes and sexually transmitted disease.

D
Daemonophobia: Fear of demons – see also demonophobia.
Decidophobia: Fear of making decisions.
Defecaloesiophobia: Fear of painful bowels movements.
Deipnophobia: Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
Dementophobia: Fear of madness and insanity.
Demonophobia: Fear of demons see also daemonophobia.
Demophobia: Fear of crowds.
Dendrophobia: Fear of wood, forest and trees.
Dentophobia: Fear of dentists and going to the dentist.
Dermatophobia: Fear of skin disease and lesions.
Dermatopathophobia: Fear of skin.
Dermatophobia: Fear of skin (also).
Dermatosiophobia: Fear of skin (also).
Dextrophobia: Fear of objects to the right of the body.
Diabetophobia: Fear of diabetes.
Didaskaleinophobia: Fear of going to school.
Dikephobia: Fear of justice.
Dinophobia: Fear of whirlpools and dizziness.
Diplophobia: Fear of double vision.
Dipsophobia: Fear of drinking alcohol.
Dishabiliophobia: Fear of undressing in front of someone.
Disposophobia: Fear of throwing stuff out – hoarding disorder.
Domatophobia: Fear of houses, homes or being stuck in a house.
Doraphobia; Fear of fur.
Doxophobia: Fear of expressing ones opinion and a fear of being praised.
Driving Phobia: Fear of driving a car or vehicle.
Dromophobia: Fear of crossing roads.
Dutchphobia: Fear of the Dutch or Dutch culture.
Dysmorphophobia: Fear of deformity.
Dystychiphobia: Fear of accidents.

E
Ecclesiophobia: Fear of churches.
Ecophobia: Fear of ones home.
Eicophobia: Fear of home surroundings.
Eisoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors.
Electrophobia: Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia: Fear of freedom.
Elurophobia: Fear of cats.
Emetophobia: Fear of vomiting or being sick.
Enetophobia: Fear of pins.
Enissophobia: Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of reproach.
Enochlophobia: Fear of crowds and mobs.
Enosiophobia: Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of reproach.
Entomophobia: Fear of insects.
Eosophobia: Fear of dawn or daylight.
Ephebiphobia: Fear of teenagers or youth.
Epistaxiophobia: Fear of nose bleeds.
Epistemophobia: Fear of knowledge.
Equinophobia: Fear of horses.
Eremophobia: Fear of being alone or of loneliness.
Ereuthrophobia: Fear of blushing – see also erythrophobia.
Ergasiophobia: Fear of work – see also ergophobia.
Ergophobia– Fear of work – see also ergasiophobia.
Erotophobia: Fear of the subject of sex.
Euphobia: Fear of good news.
Eurotophobia: Fear of female genitalia.
Erythrophobia: Fear of blushing – see also ereuthrophobia.
Erytophobia; Fear of red lights.
Ereuthophobia; Fear of the color red.

F
Febriphobia: Fear of fever.
Felinophobia: Fear of cats.
Francophobia: Fear of France or French people and culture.
Frigophobia: Fear of cold or becoming cold things.

G
Galeophobia: Fear of sharks.
Gatophobia: Fear of cats.
Galiophobia: Fear France or French culture.
Gallophobia: Also fear France or French culture.
Gamophobia: Fear of marriage or being in a relationship.
Geliophobia: Fear of laughter.
Gelotophobia: Fear of being laughed at.
Geniophobia: Fear of chins.
Genophobia: Fear of sexual relations or sexual intercourse.
Genuphobia: Fear of knees and kneeling.
Gephyrophobia: Fear of crossing bridges.
Gephydrophobia: Also fear of crossing bridges.
Gephysrophobia: also fear of crossing bridges.
Germanophobia: Fear of Germany or German people and culture.
Gerascophobia: Fear of old age and growing old.
Gerontophobia: Fear of old people or growing old.
Geumaphobia: Fear of taste
Geumophobia: Also fear of taste.
Glossophobia: Fear of public speaking or of speaking in general.
Gnosiophobia: Fear of knowledge.
Graphophobia: Fear of writing or handwriting.
Gymnophobia: Fear of nudity.
Gynephobia: Fear of women.
Gynophobia: Also fear of women.

H
Hadephobia: Fear of hell.
Hagiophobia: Fear of saints or the holy.
Hamartophobia: Fear of error or sinning.
Haphephobia: Fear of being touched.
Haptephobia: Also, fear of being touched.
Harpaxophobia: Fear of robbers or being robbed.
Hedonophobia: Fear of pleasure.
Heliophobia: Fear of the sunlight and the sun.
Hellenologophobia: Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
Helminthophobia: Fear of worms or being infested be worms.
Hemophobia: Fear of blood.
Hemaphobia: Also fear of blood.
Hematophobia: Also fear of blood.
Heresyphobia: Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Hereiophobia: Also fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Herpetophobia: Fear of reptiles, lizards and snakes.
Heterophobia: Fear of heterosexuals.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia: Fear of the number 666.
Hierophobia: Fear of priests or sacred things.
Hippophobia: Fear of horses.
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia: Fear of long words.
Hobophobia: Fear of hobos or the homeless.
Hodophobia: Fear of travelling.
Hormephobia: Fear of shock.
Homichlophobia: Fear of fog.
Homilophobia: Fear of sermons.
Hominophobia: Fear of men.
Homophobia: Fear of homosexuality.
Hoplophobia: Fear of weapons and firearms.
Hydrargyophobia: Fear of mercurial medicines.
Hydrophobia: Fear of water – also, fear of rabies.
Hydrophobophobia: Fear of rabies.
Hyalophobia: Fear of glass.
Hyelophobia: Also fear of glass.
Hygrophobia: Fear of liquids, dampness and moisture.
Hylephobia: Fear of materialism.
Hylophobia: Fear of wood, forest and trees.
Hypegiaphobia: Fear of responsibility.
Hypengyophobia: Also, fear of responsibility.
Hypnophobia: Fear of sleep.
Hypsiphobia: Fear of heights.

I
Iatrophobia: Fear of doctors.
Ichthyophobia: Fear of fish or eating fish.
Ideophobia: Fear of ideas or new ideas.
Illyngophobia: Fear of dizziness when looking down.
Iophobia: Fear of poison.
Insectophobia: Fear of insects.
Isolophobia: Fear of being alone.
Isopterophobia: Fear of termites and insects that eat wood.
Ithyphallophobia: Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.

J
Japanophobia: Fear of Japanese.
Judeophobia: Fear of Jews.

K
Kainophobia: Fear of anything new or novel.
Kainolophobia: Also fear of anything new or novel.
Kakorrhaphiophobia: Fear of failure.
Katagelophobia: Fear of being ridiculed.
Kathisophobia: Fear of sitting down.
Katsaridaphobia: Fear of cockroaches.
Kenophobia: Fear of open or empty spaces.
Keraunophobia : Fear of thunder and lightning – see also ceraunophobia.
Kinesophobia: Fear of motion.
Kinetophobia: Also fear of movement or motion.
Kleptophobia: Fear of stealing or being stolen from.
Koinoniphobia: Fear of rooms full of people.
Kolpophobia: Fear of female genitalia.
Kopophobia: Fear of fatigue or exhaustion.
Koniophobia: Fear of dust.
Kosmikophobia: Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
Kymophobia: Fear of waves – see also cymophobia.
Kynophobia: Fear of rabies.
Kyphophobia: Fear of stooping.

L
Lachanophobia: Fear of vegetables.
Laliophobia: Fear of speaking.
Lalophobia: Also fear of speaking.
Lepraphobia: Fear of leprosy.
Leprophobia: Also fear of leprosy.
Leukophobia: Fear of the color white.
Levophobia: Fear of objects 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 and syphillis.
Lutraphobia: Fear of otters.
Lygophobia: Fear of darkness.
Lyssophobia: Fear of becoming mad, insane or having a nervous breakdown.

M
Macrophobia: Fear of long waits.
Mageirocophobia: Fear of cooking.
Maieusiophobia: Fear of childbirth.
Malaxophobia: Fear of love play – see also sarmassophobia.
Maniaphobia: Fear of insanity.
Mastigophobia: Fear of being whipped, flogged or punished.
Mechanophobia: Fear of machines.
Medomalacuphobia: Fear of losing an erection.
Medorthophobia: Fear of an erect penis.
Megalophobia: Fear of large objects.
Melissophobia: Fear of bees.
Melanophobia: Fear of the color black.
Melophobia: Fear of music.
Meningitophobia: Fear of brain disease.
Menophobia: Fear of menstruation.
Merinthophobia: Fear of being tied up.
Metallophobia: Fear of metal.
Metathesiophobia: Fear of changes.
Meteorophobia: Fear of meteors.
Methyphobia: Fear of alcohol.
Metrophobia: Fear of poetry.
Microbiophobia: Fear of microbes – see also bacillophobia.
Microphobia: Fear of small objects.
Misophobia: Fear of contaminated with germs – see also mysophobia.
Mnemophobia: Fear of memories.
Molysmophobia: Fear of dirt or contamination.
Molysomophobia: Also fear of dirt or contamination.
Monophobia: Fear of being alone.
Monopathophobia: Fear of definite disease.
Motorphobia: Fear of automobiles.
Mottephobia: Fear of moths.
Muriphobia: Fear of mice.
Musophobia: Also fear of mice.
Mycophobia: Fear or mushrooms.
Mycrophobia: Fear of small objects.
Myctophobia: Fear of darkness.
Myrmecophobia: Fear of ants.
Mysophobia: Fear of contaminated with germs – see also molysmophobia.
Mythophobia: Fear of folklore, myths and legends.
Myxophobia– Fear of slime – see also blennophobia.

N
Nebulaphobia: Fear of fog – see also homichlophobia.
Necrophobia: Fear of death or dead things.
Nelophobia: Fear of glass.
Neopharmaphobia: Fear of drugs or medication.
Neophobia: Fear of anything new.
Nephophobia: Fear of clouds.
Noctiphobia: Fear of night.
Nomatophobia: Fear of names.
Nomophobia: Fear of being out of mobile phone contact.
Nosocomephobia: Fear of hospitals.
Nosemaphobia– Fear of becoming ill.
Nosophobia: Also fear of becoming ill.
Nostophobia: Fear of returning home.
Novercaphobia: Fear of your step-mother.
Nucleomituphobia: Fear of nuclear arms or weapons.
Nudophobia: Fear of nudity or nakedness.
Numerophobia: Fear of numbers.
Nyctohylophobia: Fear of being in a forest at night
Nyctophobia: Fear of the darkness.

O
Obesophobia: Fear of gaining weight – see also pocrescophobia.
Ochlophobia: Fear of crowds and unruly mobs.
Ochophobia: Fear of vehicles.
Octophobia: Fear of the figure 8.
Odontophobia: Fear of visiting the dentist.
Odynephobia: Fear of pain.
Odynophobia: Also fear of pain.
Oenophobia: Fear of wine.
Oikophobia: Fear of ones home surroundings.
Olfactophobia: Fear of smells and odors.
Ombrophobia: Fear of rain.
Ommatophobia: Fear of eyes.
Ommetaphobia: Also fear of eyes.
Omphalophobia: Fear of belly buttons.
Oneirophobia: Fear of dreams and dreaming.
Oneirogmophobia: Fear of wet dreams.
Onomatophobia: Fear of certain words or names because of their significance.
Ophidiophobia: Fear of snakes – see also snakephobia.
Ophthalmophobia: Fear of being stared at.
Opiophobia: Fear of prescribing pain medications and opiates (medical doctors).
Optophobia: Fear of opening ones eyes.
Ornithophobia: Fear of birds.
Orthophobia: Fear of property.
Osmophobia: Fear of odors.
Osphresiophobia: Also fear of odors.
Ostraconophobia: Fear of shellfish.
Ouranophobia: Fear of heaven – see also uranophobia.

P
Pagophobia: Fear of ice and frost.
Panophobia: Fear of everything.
Panthophobia: Also fear of everything.
Papaphobia: Fear of the Pope.
Papyrophobia: Fear of paper.
Paralipophobia: Fear of neglecting duty and responsibility.
Paraphobia: Fear of sexual perversion.
Parasitophobia: Fear of parasites.
Paraskavedekatriaphobia: Fear of Friday 13th.
Parthenophobia: Fear of virgins and young girls.
Pathophobia: Fear of disease.
Patroiophobia: Fear of heredity.
Parturiphobia: Fear of childbirth.
Peccatophobia: Fear of sinning or wrongdoing.
Pediculophobia: Fear of lice and lice infestation – see also phthiriophobia.
Pediophobia: Fear of dolls.
Pedophobia: Fear of children.
Peladophobia: Fear of bald people.
Pellagrophobia: Fear of pellagra (disease).
Peniaphobia: Fear of poverty.
Pentheraphobia: Fear of mother-in-law – see also novercaphobia.
Phagophobia: Fear of swallowing.
Phalacrophobia: Fear of becoming bald.
Phallophobia: Fear of the penis.
Pharmacophobia: Fear of taking medicine.
Phasmophobia: Fear of ghosts.
Phengophobia: Fear of daylight.
Philemaphobia: Also fear of kissing.
Philematophobia: Also fear of kissing.
Philophobia: Fear of love, intimacy and relationships.
Philosophobia: Fear of philosophy.
Phobophobia: Fear of phobias.
Photoaugliaphobia: Fear of glaring lights.
Photophobia: Fear of light.
Phonophobia; Fear of loud noises or sounds.
Phronemophobia: Fear of thinking.
Phthiriophobia-:Fear of lice – see also pediculophobia.
Phthisiophobia: Fear of tuberculosis (TB).
Placophobia: Fear of cemetery tombstones.
Plutophobia: Fear of wealth.
Pluviophobia: Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Pneumatiphobia: Fear of spirits.
Pnigerophobia: Fear of being choked or smothered.
Pnigophobia: Also fear of being choked or smothered.
Pocrescophobia: Fear of gaining weight – see also obesophobia.
Pogonophobia: Fear of beards.
Poliosophobia: Fear of contracting the condition poliomyelitis.
Politicophobia: Fear of politicians.
Polyphobia: Fear of many things.
Poinephobia: Fear of punishment.
Ponophobia: Fear of overworking or working to exhaustion.
Porphyrophobia: Fear of the color purple.
Potamophobia: Fear of rivers and flowing waters.
Potophobia: Fear of alcohol.
Pharmacophobia: Fear of drugs.
Proctophobia: Fear of rectums.
Prosophobia: Fear of progress.
Psellismophobia: Fear of stuttering.
Psychophobia: Fear of the 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.

Q
Quadraphobia: Fear of things that come in fours.

R
Radiophobia: Fear of radiation and x-rays.
Ranidaphobia: Fear of frogs.
Rectophobia: Fear of rectal diseases.
Rhabdophobia: Fear of being beaten with rods or sticks.
Rhypophobia: Fear of defecation or being soiled.
Rhytiphobia: Fear of getting wrinkles.
Rupophobia: Fear of dirt.
Russophobia: Fear of Russia, its people and culture.
S
Samhainophobia: Fear of Halloween.
Sarmassophobia: Fear of love play – see also malaxophobia.
Satanophobia: Fear of Satan or the devil.
Scabiophobia: Fear of scabies.
Scatophobia: Fear of feces or fecal matter.
Scelerophibia– Fear of bad men such as burglars and robbers.
Sciaphobia: Fear of shadows.
Sciophobia: Also fea of shadows.
Scoleciphobia: Fear of worms.
Scolionophobia: Fear of school.
Scopophobia: Fear of being seen or stared at.
Scoptophobia: Also fear of being seen or stared at.
Scotomaphobia: Fear of blind spots in field of vision.
Scotophobia: Fear of darkness – see also 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 or rotting matter.
Sesquipedalophobia: Fear of long words.
Sexophobia: Fear of the opposite sex.
Siderodromophobia: Fear of trains, railroads or train travel.
Siderophobia: Fear of stars.
Sinistrophobia: Fear of things to the left of the body.
Sinophobia: Fear of China, Chinese and Chinese culture.
Sitiophobia: Fear of food or eating.
Sitophobia: Also fear of food or eating.
Snakephobia: Fear of snakes – see also ophidiophobia.
Soceraphobia: Fear of parents-in-law.
Social Phobia: Fear of public humiliation or embarrassment.
Sociophobia: Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia: Fear of sleep.
Sophophobia: Fear of learning and education.
Soteriophobia: Fear of depending on others.
Spacephobia: Fear of outer space.
Spectrophobia: Fear of ghosts.
Spermatophobia: Fear of sperm or semen.
Spermophobia: Also fear of sperm or semen.
Spheksophobia: Fear of wasps.
Stasibasiphobia: Fear of standing or walking upright.
Stasiphobia: Also fear of standing or walking upright.
Staurophobia: Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
Stenophobia: Fear of narrow things or places.
Stigiophobia: Fear of hell.
Stygiophobia: Also fear of hell.
Suriphobia: Fear of mice.
Symbolophobia: Fear of symbols.
Symmetrophobia: Fear of symmetry.
Syngenesophobia: Fear of relatives.
Syphilophobia: Fear of syphilis.

T
Tachophobia: Fear of speed.
Taeniophobia: Fear of tapeworms.
Teniophobia: Also fear of tapeworms.
Taphephobia: Fear of being buried alive.
Taphophobia: Also fear of being buried alive.
Tapinophobia: Fear of being contagious.
Taurophobia: Fear of bulls.
Technophobia: Fear of technology.
Teleophobia: Fear of making definite plans also of religious ceremony.
Telephonophobia: Fear of making or taking telephone calls.
Teratophobia: Fear of bearing a malformed child.
Testophobia: Fear of taking tests.
Tetanophobia: Fear of lockjaw or tetanus.
Teutophobia: Fear of Germany, its people and culture.
Textophobia: Fear of certain fabrics.
Thaasophobia: Fear of sitting down.
Thalassophobia: Fear of the sea.
Thanatophobia: Fear of death or dying.
Thantophobia: Also 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 and childbirth.
Tomophobia: Fear of surgical operations.
Tonitrophobia: Fear of thunder.
Topophobia: Fear of certain places or situations.
Toxicophobia: Fear of poison or of being poisoned..
Toxiphobia: Also fear of poison or of being poisoned.
Toxophobia: Also fear of poison or of being poisoned.
Traumatophobia: Fear of injury.
Tremophobia: Fear of trembling.
Trichinophobia: Fear of trichinosis (type of food poisoning).
Trichopathophobia: Fear of hair.
Trichophobia: Also fear of hair.
Triskaidekaphobia: Fear of the number 13.
Tropophobia: Fear of moving away or making changes.
Trypanophobia: Fear of injections.
Tuberculophobia: Fear of tuberculosis (TB).
Tyrannophobia: Fear of tyrants and dictatorship.

U
Uranophobia: Fear of heaven – see also ouranophobia.
Urophobia: Fear of urine or urinating.

V
Vaccinophobia: Fear of vaccinations.
Venustraphobia: Fear of beautiful women.
Verbophobia: Fear of words.
Verminophobia: Fear of germs.
Vestiphobia: Fear of clothing.
Virginitiphobia: Fear of rape.
Vitricophobia: Fear of ones stepfather.

W
Walloonphobia: Fear of the Walloons (Belgians who live in Wallonia and speak French).
Wiccaphobia: Fear of witches and witchcraft.
Workplace Phobia: Fear of the workplace – especially when approaching the workplace.

X
Xanthophobia: Fear of the color yellow.
Xenoglossophobia: Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia: Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Xerophobia: Fear of dryness.
Xylophobia: Fear of wooden objects and the fear of forests.
Xyrophobia: Fear of razors.

Y

There are no phobias beginning with Y … that we know of!

Z
Zelophobia: Fear of jealousy.
Zeusophobia: Fear of god or gods.
Zemmiphobia: Fear of the great mole rat.
Zoophobia: Fear of animals.

Phew … what a list !!!

My personal favorite: Phobophobia: Fear of phobias !

OK – your turn now … what have we got wrong and what’s missing – there’s a comment form below, we look forward to hearing from you

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