Phobias

Phobia = excessive, morbid, or unreasonable fear of something/someone.  

The following are the words for different kinds of Phobias:

 

Sl. No.

Word

Fear of

1.       

Gamophobia Marriage

2.       

Gynophobia Women

3.       

Androphobia Men

4.       

Jatrophobia Doctors

5.       

Cynophobia Dogs

6.       

Ailurophobia           Cats

7.       

Ergophobia   Work

8.       

Arachnophobia Spiders

9.       

Batracophobia Frogs

10.   

Doraphobia Fur

11.   

Scelerophobia        Thieves

12.   

Triskaidekaphobia   “Number 13″

13.   

Monophobia Being alone

14.   

Equestrophobia or Hippophobia Horse

15.   

Claustrophobia Closed spaces

16.   

Agoraphobia Open spaces

17.   

Musophobia Mice

18.   

Herpetophobia Reptiles

19.   

Ophidiophobia Snakes

20.   

Nyctophobia Night

21.   

Taphephobia          Burial alive

22.   

Thanatophobia       Death

23.   

Arachibutyrophobia         

Peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth

24.   

Aerophobia or Hypsophobia Heights

25.   

Gephyrophobia Crossing bridges

26.   

Gerascophobia Old age

27.   

Aichmophobia Knives

28.   

Prantophobia Thunder

29.   

Apiophobia   Bees

30.   

Siderodromophobia Trains

31.   

Pathophobia Disease

32.   

Bathophobia Depth

33.   

Metrophobia Motherhood

34.   

Spectrophobia Mirrors

35.   

Sitophobia Food

36.   

Hodophobia or Dromophobia Travelling

37.   

Trichophobia Hair

38.   

Chromophobia Colours

39.   

Demophobia           People

40.   

Ochlophobia Crowds

 

© 2008. Compiled by P. Mohan Chandran. All Rights Reserved.

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