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.