Wednesday, August 13

The Phobia List

Following the huge success of 'The Devil's Dictionary', here I present the 'Phobia list'. This is a work of extensive search on internet and not my own terminology.
Agateophobia- Fear of insanity.
Altophobia- Fear of heights.
Amychophobia- Fear of scratches or being scratched.
Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single.
Apeirophobia- Fear of infinity.
Arithmophobia- Fear of numbers.
(Who doesnt have?? :D)
Atelophobia- Fear of imperfection.

Bathophobia- Fear of depth.
Belonephobia- Fear of pins and needles.
Bibliophobia- Fear of books.
Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.
Caligynephobia- Fear of beautiful women. (hmmm)
Catagelophobia- Fear of being ridiculed.
Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors.
(Must be in men)
Chorophobia- Fear of dancing.
(Some one sufferring plz stay away)
Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia- Fear of money.
Clinophobia- Fear of going to bed.
Cyberphobia- Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Dementophobia- Fear of insanity.
Demonophobia or Daemonophobia- Fear of demons.
Demophobia- Fear of crowds.
Dentophobia- Fear of dentists.
Didaskaleinophobia- Fear of going to school.
Doxophobia- Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.

Eremophobia- Fear of being oneself or of lonliness. (I suffer it for sure)
Epistemophobia- Fear of knowledge.
Francophobia- Fear of France or French culture.
Frigophobia- Fear of cold or cold things.
Gamophobia- Fear of marriage.
(I know a few)
Geliophobia- Fear of laughter. (for those, HEHEHAHAHA)
Gymnophobia- Fear of nudity.
Gynephobia or Gynophobia- Fear of women.
Genophobia- Fear of sex.
Hadephobia- Fear of hell.
Hagiophobia- Fear of saints or holy things.
Herpetophobia- Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia- Fear of the number 666.
(BETS!! Try Pronouncing)
Homophobia- Fear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.
Hypnophobia- Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
Hypsiphobia- Fear of height.
Iatrophobia- Fear of going to the doctor or of doctors.
Ideophobia- Fear of ideas.
Illyngophobia- Fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down.
Iophobia- Fear of poison.
Japanophobia- Fear of Japanese.
Judeophobia- Fear of Jews.
Kleptophobia- Fear of stealing. (Heard of Kleptomaniac??)
Kopophobia- Fear of fatigue. (Another name for Lazyness)
Liticaphobia- Fear of lawsuits.
Lockiophobia- Fear of childbirth.
Logizomechanophobia- Fear of computers.

Mageirocophobia- Fear of cooking.
Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music.
Metrophobia- Fear or hatred of poetry.
Nephophobia- Fear of clouds.
Nosocomephobia- Fear of hospitals.
Nyctophobia- Fear of the dark or of night.
Obesophobia- Fear of gaining weight. (No Comments!!)
Ouranophobia or Uranophobia- Fear of heaven.
Panophobia or Pantophobia- Fear of everything. (Throw some more light plz)
Pentheraphobia- Fear of mother-in-law.
(Indian Women!!)
Philemaphobia or Philematophobia- Fear of kissing.
Philophobia- Fear of falling in love or being in love. (hmmm)
Pteronophobia- Fear of being tickled by feathers.
(Plz stay away)
Rhabdophobia- Fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also fear of magic.(wand)
Rhytiphobia- Fear of getting wrinkles.
(Oh these women, 'what not' do they fear of??)
Soceraphobia- Fear of parents-in-law. (Abundantly found in India)
Soteriophobia - Fear of dependence on others.
Telephonophobia- Fear of telephones.
Triskaidekaphobia- Fear of the number 13.
Trypanophobia- Fear of injections.
Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women. (hmmmm)
Virginitiphobia- Fear of rape.
Walloonphobia- Fear of the Walloons.
Wiccaphobia: Fear of witches and witchcraft.
Xanthophobia- Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow.
Xenoglossophobia- Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia- Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Zelophobia- Fear of jealousy.
Zeusophobia- Fear of God or gods.

1 Obiter Dicta (Comment here):

Cream for Wrinkles said...

Rhytiphobia = me!

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