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Phobias - What are you afraid of?

Phobia: A phobia is a persistent, irrational fear that causes a person to feel intense anxiety. 

Root Word

Meaning
ablutophobia: washing or bathing
acarophobia: itching
acerophobia: sourness
achluophobia: darkness
acousticophobia: noise
acrophobia: heights
aeroacrophobia: open high places
aeronausiphobia: vomiting secondary to airsickness
aerophobia: drafts, air
aeruophobia: flying
agliophobia: pain
agoraphobia: open spaces
agraphobia: sexual abuse
agrizoophobia: wild animals
agyrophobia: streets or crossing the street
aichmophobia: needles or pointed objects
ailurophobia: cats
albuminurophobia: kidney disease
alektorophobia: chickens
algophobia: pain
alliumphobia: garlic
allodoxaphobia: opinions
altophobia: heights
amathophobia: dust
amaxophobia: riding in a car, or vehicles
ambulophobia: walking
amnesiphobia: amnesia
amychophobia: scratches or being scratched
anablephobia: looking up
ancraophobia: wind
androphobia: men
anemophobia: air drafts or wind
anginophobia: angina, choking or narrowness
Anglophobia: England, English culture, etc
angrophobia: becoming angry
ankylophobia: immobility of a joint
anthophobia: flowers
anthrophobia: people
anthropophobia: people or society
antlophobia: floods
anuptaphobia: staying single
apeirophobia: infinity
aphenphosmphobia: being touched
apiphobia: bees
apotemnophobia: persons with amputations
arachibutyrophobia: peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth
arachnophobia: spiders
arithmophobia: numbers
arrhenphobia: men
arsonphobia: fire
asthenophobia: fainting or weakness
astraphobia: thunder and lightning
astrophobia: stars and celestial space
asymmetriphobia: asymmetrical things
ataxiophobia: ataxia (muscular in coordination)
ataxophobia: disorder or untidiness
atelophobia: imperfection
atephobia: ruin or ruins
athazagoraphobia: being forgotten or ignored
atomosophobia: atomic explosions
atychiphobia: failure
aulophobia: flutes
aurophobia: gold
auroraphobia: northern lights
autodysomophobia: one that has a vile odor
automatonophobia: ventriloquist dummies or wax statues
automysophobia: being dirty
autophobia: being alone or of oneself
aviophobia: flying
   
bacillophobia: microbes
bacteriophobia: bacteria
bactrachophobia: reptiles
ballistophobia: missiles or bullets
barophobia: gravity
basophobia: inability to stand
bathophobia: depth
batonophobia: plants
batophobia: heights
batrachophobia: amphibians
belonephobia: pins and needles
bibliophobia: books
blennophobia: slime
bogyphobia: the bogeyman
Bolshephobia: Bolsheviks
botanophobia: plants
bromidrosiphobia: body smells
brontophobia: thunder and lightning
bufonophobia: toads
   
cacophobia: ugliness
cainophobia: newness, novelty
caligynephobia: beautiful women
carcinophobia: cancer
cardiophobia: the heart
carnophobia: meat
catagelophobia: being ridiculed
catapedaphobia: jumping from high and low places
cathisophobia: sitting
catoptrophobia: mirrors
cenophobia: new things or ideas
ceraunophobia: thunder
chaetophobia: hair
cheimaphobia or cheimatophobia: cold
chemophobia: chemicals
cherophobia: gaiety
chionophobia: snow
chiraptophobia: being touched
cholerophobia: anger
chorophobia: dancing
chrometophobia: money
chromophobia: colors
chronomentrophobia: clocks
chronophobia: time
cibophobia: food
claustrophobia: enclosed spaces
cleisiophobia: being locked in
cleptophobia: stealing
climacophobia: stairs
clinophobia: going to bed
clithrophobia: being enclosed
cnidophobia: stings
coimetrophobia: cemeteries
cometophobia: comets
contreltophobia: sexual abuse
coprastasophobia: constipation
coprophobia: feces
coulrophobia: clowns
cremnophobia: precipices
cryophobia: extreme cold, ice or frost
crystallophobia: crystals or glass
cyberphobia: computers or working on a computer
cyclophobia: bicycles
cymophobia: waves or wave like motions
cynophobia: dogs
   
decidophobia: making decisions
defecaloesiophobia: painful bowel movements
deipnophobia: dining
dementophobia: insanity
demonophobia: demons
demophobia: crowds (Agoraphobia)
dendrophobia: trees
dentophobia: dentists
dermatophobia: skin lesions
dermatosiophobia: skin disease
dextrophobia: objects at the right side of the body
diabetophobia: diabetes
didaskaleinophobia: going to school
dikephobia: justice
dinophobia: dizziness
diplophobia: double vision
dipsophobia: drinking
dishabiliophobia: undressing in front of someone
domatophobia: houses or being in a house
doraphobia: fur or skins of animals
dromophobia: crossing streets
dutchphobia: the Dutch
dysmorphophobia: deformity
dystychiphobia: accidents
   
ecclesiophobia: church
eicophobia: home surroundings
eisoptrophobia: mirrors or seeing oneself in a mirror
electrophobia: electricity
eleutherophobia: freedom
elurophobia: cats (Ailurophobia)
emetophobia: vomiting
enetophobia: pins
enochlophobia: crowds
enosiophobia: committing an unpardonable sin
entomophobia: insects
eosophobia: dawn or daylight
epistaxiophobia: nosebleeds
epistemophobia: knowledge
equinophobia: horses
eremophobia: being oneself
ereuthrophobia: blushing
ergasiophobia: surgical instruments
ergophobia: work
erotophobia: sexual love
erythrophobia: the color red
euphobia: hearing good news
eurotophobia: female genitalia
   
febriphobia: fever
felinophobia: cats
Francophobia: France, French culture
frigophobia: cold
   
galeophobia: cats
gallophobia or galiophobia: fear France, French culture
gamophobia: marriage
gatophobia: cats
geliophobia: laughter
geniophobia: chins
genophobia: sex
genuphobia: knees
gephyrophobia: crossing bridges
gerascophobia: growing old
germanophobia: Germany, German culture
gerontophobia: old people or of growing old
geumaphobia: taste
glossophobia: speaking in public
gnosiophobia: knowledge
graphophobia: writing
gymnophobia: nudity
gynophobia: women
   
hadephobia: hell
hagiophobia: saints or holy things
hamartophobia: sinning
haphephobia: being touched
harpaxophobia: being robbed
hedonophobia: feeling pleasure
heliophobia: the sun
hellenologophobia: Greek terms
helminthophobia: worms
hemophobia: blood
herpetophobia: reptiles
heterophobia: the opposite sex (sexophobia)
hierophobia: priests
hippophobia: horses
hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia: long words
hobophobia: bums or beggars
hodophobia: road travel
homichlophobia: fog
homilophobia: sermons
hominophobia: men
homophobia: homosexuality
hoplophobia: firearms
hormephobia: shock
hydrargyophobia: mercurial medicines
hydrophobia: water
hydrophobophobia: rabies
hyelophobia or hyalophobia: glass
hygrophobia: liquids, dampness, or moisture
hylephobia: materialism
hylophobia: forests
hypegiaphobia: responsibility
hypnophobia: sleep
hypsiphobia: height
   
iatrophobia: doctors
ichthyophobia: fish
ideophobia: ideas
illyngophobia: vertigo
insectophobia: insects
iophobia: poison
isolophobia: solitude, being alone
isopterophobia: termites
ithyphallophobia: erection
   
Japanophobia: Japanese
Judeophobia: Jews
   
kainolophobia: novelty
kakorraphiaphobia: failure
katagelophobia: ridicule
kathisophobia: sitting down
kenophobia: voids
keraunophobia: thunder
kinetophobia: movement or motion
kleptophobia: stealing
koinoniphobia: rooms
koniophobia: dust (Amathophobia)
kopophobia: fatigue
kosmikophobia: cosmic phenomenon
kymophobia: waves
kynophobia: rabies
kyphophobia: stooping
   
lachanophobia: vegetables
laliophobia: speaking
leprophobia: leprosy
leukophobia: the color white
levophobia: things to the left side of the body
ligyrophobia: loud noises
lilapsophobia: tornadoes and hurricanes
limnophobia: lakes
linonophobia: string
liticaphobia: lawsuits
lockiophobia: childbirth
logizomechanophobia: computers
logophobia: words
luiphobia: syphilis
lutraphobia: otters
lygophobia: darkness
lyssophobia: rabies or of becoming mad
   
macrophobia: long waits
mageirocophobia: cooking
maieusiophobia: childbirth
malaxophobia: love play
maniaphobia: insanity
mastigophobia: punishment
mechanophobia: machines
megalophobia: large things
melanophobia: the color black
melissophobia: bees
melophobia: fear or hatred of music
meningitophobia: brain disease
menophobia: menstruation
merinthophobia: being bound or tied up
metallophobia: metal
metathesiophobia: changes
meteorophobia: meteors
methyphobia: alcohol
metrophobia: fear or hatred of poetry
microbiophobia: microbes (bacillophobia)
microphobia: small things
misophobia: being contaminated with dirt of germs
mnemophobia: memories
molysmophobia: dirt or contamination
monopathophobia: definite disease
monophobia: solitude or being alone
motorphobia: automobiles
mottephobia: moths
musophobia: mice
mycophobia: fear or aversion to mushrooms
mycrophobia: small things
myctophobia: darkness
myrmecophobia: ants
mysophobia: germs or contamination or dirt
mythophobia: myths or stories or false statements
myxophobia: slime (blennophobia)
   
nebulaphobia: fog (homichlophobia)
necrophobia: death
nelophobia: glass
neopharmaphobia: new drugs
neophobia: anything new
nephophobia: clouds
noctiphobia: the night
nomatophobia: names
nosemaphobia: illness
nosocomephobia: hospitals
nosophobia: disease
nostophobia: returning home
novercaphobia: step-mothers
nucleomituphobia: nuclear weapons
nudophobia: nudity
numerophobia: numbers
nyctophobia: the dark or of night
   
obesophobia: gaining weight
ochlophobia: crowds or mobs
ochophobia: vehicles
octophobia: the figure 8
odontophobia: dental surgery
odynophobia: pain
oenophobia: wines
oikophobia: home surroundings, house
olfactophobia: smells
ombrophobia: rain
ommetaphobia: eyes
oneirogmophobia: wet dreams
oneirophobia: dreams
onomatophobia: hearing a certain word
ophidiophobia: snakes
ophthalmophobia: being stared at
optophobia: opening one's eyes
ornithophobia: birds
orthophobia: property
osmophobia: smells or odors
osphresiophobia: smells
ostraconophobia: shellfish
ouranophobia: heaven
   
pagophobia: ice or frost
panophobia: everything
panthophobia: disease
pantophobia: fears
Papaphobia: the pope
papyrophobia: paper
paralipophobia: neglecting duty
paraphobia: sexual perversion
parasitophobia: parasites
paraskavedekatriaphobia: Friday the 13th
parthenophobia: virgins or young girls
parturiphobia: childbirth
pathophobia: disease
patroiophobia: heredity
peccatophobia: sinning (imaginary crime)
pediculophobia: lice
pediophobia: dolls
pedophobia: children
peladophobia: bald people
pellagrophobia: pellagra
peniaphobia: poverty
pentheraphobia: mother-in-law
phagophobia: swallowing
phalacrophobia: becoming bald
phallophobia: a penis, esp erect
pharmacophobia: taking medicine
pharmacophobia: drugs
phasmophobia: ghosts
phengophobia: daylight or sunshine
philemaphobia: kissing
philophobia: falling in love
philosophobia: philosophy
phobophobia: one's own fears
phonophobia: noises or voices
photoaugliaphobia: glaring lights
photophobia: light
phronemophobia: thinking
phthiriophobia: lice (pediculophobia)
phthisiophobia: tuberculosis
pinigerophobia: smothering
placophobia: tombstones
plutophobia: wealth
pluviophobia: rain or of being rained on
pneumatiphobia: spirits
pnigophobia: choking or being smothered
pocrescophobia: gaining weight (obesophobia)
pogonophobia: beards
poinephobia: punishment
poliosophobia: contracting poliomyelitis
politicophobia: politicians
polyphobia: many things
ponophobia: overworking or of pain
porphyrophobia: the color purple
potamophobia: rivers or running water
potophobia: alcohol
proctophobia: rectum
prosophobia: progress
psellismophobia: stuttering
psychophobia: mind
psychrophobia: cold
pteromerhanophobia: flying
pteronophobia: being tickled by feathers
pupaphobia: puppets pyrexiophobia
pyrophobia: fire
   
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radiophobia: radiation, x-rays
ranidaphobia: frogs
rhabdophobia: being severely punished or beaten by a rod
rhypophobia: defecation
rhytiphobia: getting wrinkles
rupophobia: dirt
Russophobia: Russians
   
samhainophobia: Halloween
sarmassophobia: love play
satanophobia: satan
scabiophobia: scabies
scelerophibia: bad men, burglars
schlionophobia: school
sciophobia: shadows
scoleciphobia: worms
scolionophobia: school
scopophobia: being stared at
scotomaphobia: blindness in visual field
scotophobia: darkness
scriptophobia: writing in public
selaphobia: light flashes
selenophobia: the moon
seplophobia: decaying matter
sesquipedalophobia: long words
sexophobia: the opposite sex
siderodromophobia: trains
siderophobia: stars
sinistrophobia: left-handedness
sinophobia: chinese, chinese culture
sitophobia: food or eating
snakephobia: snakes (ophidiophobia)
soceraphobia: parents-in-law
social phobia: being evaluated negatively
sociophobia: society
somniphobia: sleep
sophophobia: learning
soteriophobia: dependence on others
spacephobia: outer space
spectrophobia: specters or ghosts
spermophobia: germs
sphexsophobia: wasps
stasibasiphobia: standing or walking
staurophobia: crosses or the crucifix
stenophobia: narrow things or places
stygiophobia: hell
suriphobia: mice
symbolophobia: symbolism
symmetrophobia: symmetry
syngenesophobia: relatives
syphilophobia: syphilis
   
tachophobia: speed
taeniophobia or teniophobia: tapeworms
taphephobia: being buried alive
tapinophobia: being contagious
taurophobia: bulls
technophobia: technology
teleophobia: definate plans
telephonophobia: telephones
telosphobia: being last
teratophobia: bearing a deformed child
testophobia: taking tests
tetanophobia: lockjaw, tetanus
teutophobia: German or German things
textophobia: certain fabrics
thaasophobia: sitting
thalassophobia: the ocean
thanatophobia: death or dying
theatrophobia: theatres
theologicophobia: theology
theophobia: god(s) or religion
thermophobia: heat
tocophobia: childbirth
tomophobia: surgical operations
tonitrophobia: thunder
topophobia: performing (stage fright)
toxiphobia: poison
traumatophobia: injury
tremophobia: trembling
trichinophobia: trichinosis
trichopathophobia: hair
triskaidekaphobia: the number 13
tropophobia: moving or making changes
trypanophobia: injections
tuberculophobia: tuberculosis
tyrannophobia: tyrants
   
uranophobia: heaven
urophobia: urine or urinating
   
vaccinophobia: vaccination
venustraphobia: beautiful women
verbophobia: words
verminophobia: germs
vestiphobia: clothing
virginitiphobia: rape
vitricophobia: step-fathers
   
Walloonphobia: the Walloons
wiccaphobia: witches and witchcraft
   
xanthophobia: the color yellow
xenophobia: strangers
xerophobia: dryness
xylophobia: forests
   
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zelophobia: jealousy
zemmiphobia: the great mole rat
zeusophobia: God or gods
zoophobia: animals

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