Wait, These Phobias Exist?

Here’s a list of phobias I had no clue existed:

Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.

Agyrophobia- Fear of streets or crossing the street.

Albuminurophobia- Fear of kidney disease.

Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.

Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions. (Ok, I knew that one existed, I just didn’t know it had a name.)

Androphobia- Fear of men. (Yeah, that one too.)

Apotemnophobia- Fear of persons with amputations.

Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

Aulophobia- Fear of flutes.

Barophobia- Fear of gravity.

Blennophobia- Fear of slime.

Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.

Chionophobia- Fear of snow.

Cholerophobia- Fear of anger or the fear of cholera. (Wait! What?!)

Chorophobia- Fear of dancing. (If only more white people had this!)

Consecotaleophobia- Fear of chopsticks.

Dikephobia- Fear of justice.

Dipsophobia- Fear of drinking.

Dutchphobia- Fear of the Dutch.

Ecclesiophobia- Fear of church.

Ephebiphobia- Fear of teenagers.

Francophobia- Fear of France or French culture.

Geliophobia- Fear of laughter.

Geniophobia- Fear of chins.

Geumaphobia or Geumophobia- Fear of taste. (Wow! That one must be terrible!)

Helminthophobia- Fear of being infested with worms. (How often does this happen?)

Homilophobia- Fear of sermons. (Amen!)

Ithyphallophobia- Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis. (We are all adults here.)

Linonophobia- Fear of string.

Logizomechanophobia- Fear of computers.

Logophobia- Fear of words. (This blog would be terrifying to an Logophobic!)

Lutraphobia- Fear of otters.

Menophobia- Fear of menstruation. (I think this is valid, for boyfriends and husbands.)

Nomatophobia- Fear of names. (Roll call in elementary school was hell for a Nomatophobic.)

Octophobia – Fear of the figure 8.

Omphalophobia- Fear of belly buttons.

Orthophobia- Fear of property.

Ouranophobia or Uranophobia- Fear of heaven.

Papaphobia- Fear of the Pope.

Peladophobia- Fear of bald people.

Philosophobia- Fear of philosophy.

Phobophobia- Fear of phobias. (This is understandable after reading this list!)

Pogonophobia- Fear of beards. (My sister-in-law suffers from this.)

Porphyrophobia- Fear of the color purple. (Wait, the movie/book? Or the actual color purple?)

Pteronophobia- Fear of being tickled by feathers. (CeeLo does not suffer from this one.)

Pupaphobia – Fear of puppets. (CeeLo’s cool here too.)

Sesquipedalophobia- Fear of long words. (Why did I not know about this in school?)

Symbolophobia- Fear of symbolism.

Syphilophobia- Fear of syphilis. (Wait, who does NOT fear this! There should be a name for that person!)

Thaasophobia- Fear of sitting. (This would be so tiring!)

Tyrannophobia- Fear of tyrants. (Um?)

Virginitiphobia- Fear of rape. (Again, why would someone NOT fear this?)

Xenoglossophobia- Fear of foreign languages. (An alternate word for this phobia could be American.)

Zemmiphobia- Fear of the great mole rat.


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