venerdì 28 agosto 2009


~ A ~
Abibliophobia Fear of running out of reading material
Ablutophobia Fear of washing, bathing or cleaning
Acarophobia Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching
Acerophobia Fear of sourness or of things that are sour
Achluophobia Fear of darkness
Acousticophobia Fear of noise or sound
Acrophobia Fear of heights or high places
Aeroacrophobia Fear of open high places
Aeronausiphobia Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness
Aerophobia Fear of air and draughts
Agoraphobia Fear of open places
Agraphobia Fear of sexual abuse
Agrizoophobia Fear of wild animals
Agyiophobia Fear of streets or of crossing the street
Aibohphobia Fear of palindromes
Aichmophobia Fear of of knives and other sharp objects
Aichuriphobia Fear of being touched by pointed objects
Ailurophobia Fear of cats
Albuminurophobia Fear of kidney disease
Alektorophobia Fear of chickens and poultry
Algophobia Fear of pain
Algrophobia Fear of opinions or beliefs
Alliumphobia Fear of garlic
Allodoxaphobia Fear of criticism
Alophobia Fear of speech
Amakaphobia Fear of carriages
Amathophobia Fear of dust
Amaxophobia Fear of car journeys or cars
Ambulophobia Fear of walking
Amnesiphobia Fear of amnesia
Amychophobia Fear of scratches or of being scratched
Anablephobia Fear of looking up at high places
Androphobia Fear of men
Anemophobia Fear of cyclones or wind
Anginophobia Fear of angina, choking, or narrowness
Anglophobia Fear of England, English culture, or English people
Angrophobia Fear of anger or of becoming angry
Ankylophobia Fear of immobility of a joint
Anophelophobia Fear of painful sexual intercourse
Anthophobia Fear of flowers
Anthropophobia Fear of people
Antlophobia Fear of floods
Anuptaphobia Fear of staying single
Apeirophobia Fear of infinity
Apiphobia Fear of bees
Apotemnophobia Fear of persons with amputations
Arachibutyrophobia Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders
Arithmophobia Fear of numbers
Armenophobia Fear of Armenia or Armenians
Asthenophobia Fear of fainting or weakness
Astraphobia Fear of lightning
Astrophobia Fear of stars and celestial space
Asymmetriphobia Fear of asymmetrical things
Ataxiophobia Fear of ataxia (muscular incoordination)
Atelophobia Fear of imperfection
Atephobia Fear of ruin or of ruins
Athagoraphobia Fear of abandonment
Athazagoraphobia Fear of being forgotten, being ignored, or forgetting
Atomosophobia Fear of atomic explosions
Aulophobia Fear of flutes
Aurophobia Fear of gold
Auroraphobia Fear of the Northern Lights
Austrophobia Fear of Austria or Austrians
Autodysomophobia Fear of a person with a vile odour
Automatonophobia Fear of ventriloquist's dummies, animatronic creatures or wax staues
Automysophobia Fear of being dirty
Autophobia Fear of solitude
Aviophobia Fear of flying

~ B ~
Babushkaphobia Fear of grandmothers
Bacilliphobia Fear of bacilli
Bacillophobia Fear of germs
Bacteriaphobia Fear of bacteria
Ballistophobia Fear of missiles or bullets
Barophobia Fear of gravity
Basiphobia Fear of the inability to stand or of falling
Bathmophobia Fear of stairs or of steep slopes
Bathophobia Fear of depths
Batophobia Fear of being close to high buildings
Batrachophobia Fear of amphibians
Belomophobia Fear of needles
Belonephobia Fear of pins and needles
Bibliophobia Fear of books
Blennophobia Fear of slime
Bogyphobia Fear of bogies or of the bogeyman
Bolshephobia Fear of Bolsheviks
Botanophobia Fear of plants
Bromidrosiphobia Fear of bodily odour
Bromidrosophobia Synonym of bromidrosiphobia
Brontophobia Fear of thunder
Bufonophobia Fear of toads

~ C ~
Cacohydrophobia Fear of sewer water
Cacomorphobia Fear of fat people
Cacophobia Fear of ugliness
Cacophonophobia Fear of bad music
Caligynephobia Fear of beautiful women
Carcinophobia Fear of cancer
Cardiophobia Fear of heart disease
Carnophobia Fear of meat
Catagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed or of ridicule
Catapedaphobia Fear of jumping from high and low places
Catoptrophobia Fear of mirrors and seeing oneself reflected
Celtophobia Fear of Celts
Ceraunophobia Fear of storms
Cheimaphobia Fear of cold
Chemophobia Fear of chemicals or of working with chemicals
Cherophobia Fear of gaiety
Chidophobia Fear of insect stings
Chionophobia Fear of snow
Chirophobia Fear of hands
Choleraphobia Fear of cholera
Chorophobia Fear of dancing
Chrematophobia Fear of wealth
Chremnophobia Fear of precipices
Chrometophobia Fear of money
Chrometophobia Fear of money
Chromophobia Fear of colours
Chronomentrophobia Fear of clocks
Chronophobia Fear of time
Claustrophobia Fear of confined or enclosed spaces
Cleisiophobia Fear of being locked in an enclosed place
Cleithrophobia Fear of being confined
Climacophobia Fear of stairs
Clinophobia Fear of going to bed
Coimetrophobia Fear of cemetries
Coitophobia Fear of sexual intercourse
Colorphobia Fear of people of a particular colour
Cometophobia Fear of comets
Coprophobia Fear of excrement
Coprostasophobia Fear of constipation
Corpulophobia Fear of widths
Coulrophobia Fear of clowns
Counterphobia The seeking of that which one fears
Cremnophobia Fear of precipices
Criticophobia Fear of critics or criticism
Cryophobia Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost
Crystallophobia Fear of crystals or glass
Cyberphobia Fear of computers
Cyclophobia Fear of bicycles
Cymophobia Fear of waves or wave-like motion
Cynophobia Fear of dogs or rabies
Cyprianophobia Fear of prostitutes
Cypridophobia Fear of venereal disease
Cyprinophobia Fear of lewd women

~ D ~
Decidophobia Fear of making decisions
Defecalgesiophobia Fear of painful defecation
Deipnophobia Fear of dining or of dinner conversation
Demonophobia Fear of demons
Dendrophobia Fear of trees
Dentophobia Fear of dentists and dental treatment
Dermatophobia Fear of skin
Dermatopathophobia Fear of skin disease or skin lesions
Dextrophobia Fear of objects at the right side of the body
Diabetophobia Fear of diabetes
Didaskaleinophobia Fear of going to school
Dikephobia Fear of justice
Dinophobia Fear of dizziness or of whirlpools
Diplopiaphobia Fear of double vision
Dishabillophobia Fear of undressing in front of someone
Doraphobia Fear of fur
Doxophobia Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise
Dromophobia Fear of crossing streets
Dutchphobia Fear of the Netherlands, the Dutch, Dutch culture
Dysmorphophobia Fear of deformity, usually in others
Dystychiphobia Fear of accidents

~ E ~
Ecclesiophobia Fear of churches
Ecophobia Fear of home
Eicophobia Fear of home surroundings
Elektrophobia Fear of electricity
Eleutherophobia Fear of freedom
Emetophobia Fear of vomiting
Entomophobia Fear of insects
Entonophobia Fear of ticks
Eosophobia Fear of dawn or daylight
Ephebiphobia Fear of teenagers
Epistaxiophobia Fear of nosebleeds
Epistemophobia Fear of knowledge
Ergasiophobia 1 Fear of work - 2 Surgeon's fear of operating
Ergophobia Fear of work
Erotophobia Fear of sexual love or of sexual questions
Erythrophobia 1 Fear of the colour red - 2 Fear of blushing
Euphobia Fear of hearing good news
Europhobia Fear of Europe

~ F ~
Febriphobia Fear of fever
Francophobia Fear of France, French people or French culture

~ G ~
Galeophobia Fear of sharks
Gamophobia Fear of marriage
Gelophobia Fear of laughter
Geniophobia Fear of chins
Genuphobia Fear of knees
Gephyrophobia Fear of crossing bridges
Gerascophobia Fear of growing old
Germanophobia Fear of Germany, German people or German culture
Gerontophobia Fear of old people
Geumophobia Fear of unfamiliar tastes
Globophobia Fear of balloons
Glossophobia Fear of talking
Graphophobia Fear of writing
Grecophobia Fear of Greek customs
Gringophobia Fear of Gringos
Gymnophobia Fear of nudity
Gynephobia Fear of women

~ H ~
Hadephobia Fear of hell
Haematophobia Fear of blood
Hagiophobia Fear of saints or of holy things
Halophobia Fear of speaking
Hamartophobia Fear of sin or sinning
Haphephobia Fear of being touched
Hedonophobia Fear of feeling pleasure
Heliophobia Fear of the sun or sunlight
Hellenologophobia Fear of Greek terms or of complex scientific terminology
Hellenophobia Fear of Greek or Latin terms
Helminthophobia Fear of being infested with worms
Hereiophobia Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation
Heresyphobia Fear of heresy
Herpetophobia Fear of reptiles
Heterophobia Fear of the opposite sex
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia Fear of the number 666
Hierophobia 1 Fear of priests - 2 Synonym of hagiophobia
Hippophobia Fear of horses
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia Fear of extremely long words
Hobophobia Fear of beggars
Hodophobia Fear of travel
Homichlophobia Fear of fog
Homilophobia Fear of sermons
Hominophobia Fear of men
Homophobia 1 Fear or hatred of homosexuals - 2 Fear of monotony
Hoplophobia Fear of firearms
Hormephobia Fear of shock
Hydrargyophobia Fear of mercurial medicines
Hydrophobia 1 Fear of water - 2 Medical term for rabies
Hydrophobophobia Fear of rabies
Hygrophobia Fear of liquids, dampness or moisture
Hylephobia 1 Fear of forests or woods - 2 Fear of materialism
Hypengyophobia Fear of responsibility
Hypnophobia Fear of sleep
Hypophobia Absence of fear

~ I ~
Iatrophobia Fear of of going to the doctor
Ichthyophobia Fear of fish
Iconophobia Fear of images
Ideophobia Fear of ideas
Illyngophobia Fear of vertigo
Iophobia 1 Fear of rust - 2 Synonym of toxiphobia
Islamophobia Fear of Islam
Isopterophobia Fear of termites
Italophobia Fear of Italy or Italians
Ithyphallophobia Fear of the erect penis


~ J ~
Japanophobia Fear of Japan or of the Japanese
Judaeophobia Fear or hatred of Jews

~ K ~
Kabourophobia Fear of crabs
Kainophobia Fear of novelty
Kakorrhaphiophobia Fear of failure or defeat
Kenophobia Fear of voids or empty spaces
Keraunophobia Fear of thunder and lightning
Keraunothnetophobia Fear of falling man-made satellites
Kinesophobia Fear of movement or motion
Kleptophobia Fear of thieves or loss through thievery
Koinoniphobia Fear of rooms full of people
Kolpophobia Fear of the female genitals
Kyphophobia Fear of stooping

~ L ~
Lachanophobia Fear of vegetables
Lepraphobia Fear of leprosy
Leukophobia Fear of the colour white
Levophobia Fear of leftness and things to the left side of the body
Ligyrophobia Fear of loud noises
Lilapsophobia Fear of tornadoes or of hurricanes
Limnophobia Fear of lakes
Linonophobia Fear of string
Liticaphobia Fear of lawsuits
Lockiophobia Fear of childbirth
Logophobia Fear of words
Luiphobia Fear of syphillis
Lunaphobia Fear of the moon
Lunaediesophobia Fear of Mondays
Lutraphobia Fear of otters

~ M ~
Macrophobia Fear of long waits
Mageirocophobia Fear of cooking
Maieusiophobia Fear of childbirth
Maniaphobia Fear of insanity
Mastigophobia Fear of flogging
Mechanophobia Fear of machines
Medectophobia Fear of the contour of one's penis being visible through clothing
Medomalacophobia Fear of losing one's erection during coitus
Megalophobia Fear of large things
Melanophobia Fear of the colour black
Meningitophobia Fear of meningitis
Menophobia Fear of menstruation
Merinthophobia Fear of being bound or tied up
Metallophobia Fear of metal
Metathesiophobia Fear of changes
Meteorophobia Fear of meteors and meteorites
Methyphobia Fear of alcohol
Metrophobia Fear of poetry
Microbiophobia Fear of microbes
Microphobia Fear of small things
Misophobia Fear of contamination
Mnemophobia Fear of memories
Monopathophobia Fear of a specific disease
Monophobia Fear of one thing or solitude
Motorphobia Fear of automobiles
Mottephobia Fear of butterflies or moths
Musicophobia Fear of music
Musophobia Fear of mice
Mycophobia Fear of mushrooms and fungi
Myrmecophobia Fear of ants
Mythophobia Fear of myths, stories, or of false statements

~ N ~
Necrophobia Fear of death or of dead things
Negrophobia Fear of black people
Neopharmaphobia Fear of new drugs
Nephophobia 1 Fear of clouds - 2 Synonym of nosophobia
Noctiphobia Fear of the night
Nosocomephobia Fear of hospitals
Nosophobia Fear of diseases
Nostophobia Fear of returning home
Novercaphobia Fear of one's stepmother
Nucleomitophobia Fear of atomic energy or nuclear weapons
Nyctohylophobia Fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night

~ O ~
Obesophobia Fear of gaining weight
Ochlophobia Fear of crowds
Octophobia Fear of the figure 8
Odontophobia Fear of teeth
Oenophobia Fear of wines
Olfactophobia Fear of odours
Ombrophobia Fear of rain
Ommatophobia Fear of eyes
Omophagiaphobia Fear of eating raw flesh
Oneirogmophobia Fear of wet dreams
Oneirophobia Fear of dreams
Onomatophobia Fear of a specific word or name
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes
Ophthalmophobia Fear of being seen
Optophobia Fear of opening one's eyes
Ornithophobia Fear of birds
Orthophobia Fear of propriety
Osphresiophobia Fear of body odours
Ostraconophobia Fear of shellfish

~ P ~
Panophobia 1 Synonym of pantophobia - 2 Fear of fears
Panthophobia Fear of suffering or disease
Pantophobia Fear of everything
Papaphobia Fear of the Pope or the papacy
Papyrophobia Fear of paper
Paralipophobia Fear of neglecting duty or responsibility
Paraphobia Fear of sexual perversion
Parasitophobia Fear of parasites
Paraskavedekatriaphobia Fear of Friday the 13th
Paronomasiaphobia Fear of puns
Parthenophobia Fear of virgins or young girls
Parthophobia Fear of disease
Paterophobia Fear of the Fathers (of the early Church)
Patroiophobia Fear of hereditary disease
Pediculophobia Fear of lice
Pediophobia Fear of dolls
Pedophobia Fear of children
Peladophobia Fear of bald people
Pellagrophobia Fear of pellagra
Peniaphobia Fear of poverty
Pentheraphobia Fear of one's mother-in-law
Phagophobia Fear of eating
Phalacrophobia Fear of becoming bald
Phallophobia Fear of the male genitals
Pharmacophobia Fear of medicinal drugs
Phasmophobia Fear of ghosts
Phengophobia Fear of daylight or sunshine
Philemaphobia Fear of kissing
Philophobia Fear of falling in love or of being in love
Philosophobia Fear of philosophy or philosophers
Phlebophobia Fear of blood tests
Phobologophobia Fear of phobia words
Phobophobia Fear of phobias
Phonophobia Fear of noises, voices, one's own voice, or of telephones
Photaugiophobia Fear of photalgia
Photoaugliaphobia Fear of glaring lights
Photophobia Fear of light
Phronemophobia Fear of thinking
Phyllophobia Fear of leaves
Placophobia Fear of tombstones
Plutophobia Fear of wealth
Pnigophobia Fear of choking or of being smothered
Pogonophobia Fear of beards
Poinephobia Fear of punishment
Policophobia Fear of the police
Poliosophobia Fear of contracting poliomyelitis
Politicophobia Fear of politicians
Polyphobia Fear of many things
Ponophobia Fear of fatigue
Porphyrophobia Fear of the colour purple
Potamophobia Fear of rivers or running water
Potophobia Fear of alcohol
Primeisodophobia Fear of losing one's virginity
Proctophobia Fear of rectal disease
Profundophobia Fear of depth
Prosophobia Fear of progress
Proteinphobia Fear of protein foods
Psellismophobia Fear of stuttering
Psychophobia Fear of the mind
Pteromerhanophobia Fear of flying
Pteronophobia Fear of feathers
Pupaphobia Fear of puppets
Pyrophobia Fear of fire

~ R ~
Radiophobia Fear of x-rays
Ranidaphobia Fear of frogs
Rectophobia Fear of rectums or of rectal diseases
Rhabdophobia Fear of magic or of being beaten with rods
Rhinophobia Fear of noses
Rhypophobia Fear of filth
Rhytiphobia Fear of getting wrinkles
Russophobia Fear of Russia or Russians

~ S ~
Sarmassophobia Fear of love-play
Samhainophobia Fear of Halloween
Satanophobia Fear of Satan
Scabiophobia Fear of scabies
Scelerophobia Fear of bad men
Sciophobia Fear of shadows
Scoleciphobia Fear of maggots or worms
Scolionophobia Fear of school
Scopophobia Fear of being stared at
Scotomaphobia Fear of scotomas
Scriptophobia Fear of writing in public
Selachophobia Fear of sharks
Selaphobia Fear of light flashes
Selenophobia Fear of the moon
Septophobia Fear of decaying matter
Sesquippedaliophobia Fear of long words
Sexophobia Fear of the opposite sex
Siderodromophobia Fear of trains, railroads, or train travel
Sinophobia Fear of China, the Chinese or Chinese culture
Sitophobia Fear of food
Soceraphobia Fear of one's parents-in-law
Sociophobia Fear of society or of people in general
Sophophobia Fear of learning
Soteriophobia Fear of dependence on others
Sovietophobia Fear of the Soviet Union
Spacephobia Fear of outer space
Spectrophobia 1 Fear of spectres - 2 Synonym of catoptrophobia
Spermatophobia Fear of semen
Spheksophobia Fear of wasps
Stasibasiphobia Fear of standing and walking
Stasiphobia Fear of standing
Staurophobia Fear of crosses or of the crucifix
Stenophobia Fear of narrow things or places
Swinophobia Fear of pigs
Symbolophobia Fear of symbolism
Symmetrophobia Fear of symmetry
Syngenesophobia Fear of relatives
Syphiliphobia Fear of syphilis

~ T ~
Tabophobia Fear of tabes dorsalis
Tachophobia Fear of speed
Taeniophobia Fear of tapeworms
Taphephobia Fear of being buried alive
Tapinophobia Fear of being contagious
Taurophobia Fear of bulls
Technophobia Fear of technology
Teleophobia Fear of teleology
Telephonophobia Fear of telephones
Teletophobia Fear of religious ceremonies
Teratophobia Fear of monsters or of giving birth to a monster
Testophobia Fear of taking tests
Tetanophobia Fear of tetanus
Textophobia Fear of certain fabrics
Thassophobia Fear of sitting (idle)
Thalassophobia Fear of the sea
Thanatophobia Fear of death
Theatrophobia Fear of theatres
Theologicophobia Fear of theology
Theophobia Fear of God
Thermophobia Fear of heat
Tomophobia Fear of surgery
Topophobia 1 Fear of performing, i.e. stage fright - 2 Fear of a specific place
Toxiphobia Fear of poison
Traumatophobia Fear of injury or war
Tremophobia Fear of trembling
Trichinophobia Fear of trichinosis
Trichopathophobia Fear of hair disease
Trichophobia Fear of hair
Triskaidekaphobia Fear of the number 13
Tropophobia Fear of changes
Tryapanophobia Fear of injections
Tuberculophobia Fear of tuberculosis
Tyrannophobia Fear of tyrants

~ U ~
Uranophobia Fear of heaven
Urophobia Fear of urine or urinating

~ V ~
Vacansopapurosophobia Fear of blank paper
Vaccinophobia Fear of vaccinations
Venustaphobia Fear of beautiful women
Vermiphobia Fear of worms
Vestiophobia Fear of clothing
Virgivitiphobia Fear of rape
Virgivitphobia Fear of virgins
Vitricophobia Fear of one's step-father

~ W ~
Walloonphobia Fear of the Walloons
Wiccaphobia Fear of witches and witchcraft

~ X ~
Xanthophobia Fear of the colour yellow
Xenoglossophobia Fear of foreign languages
Xenophobia Fear of strangers or foreigners
Xerophobia Fear of dryness and dry places
Xocolatophobia Fear of chocolate
Xylophobia Fear of wood, wooden objects or of forests
Xyrophobia Fear of razors

~ Z ~
Zelophobia Fear of jealousy
Zemmiphobia Fear of the great mole rat
Zeusophobia Fear of God or gods
Zoophobia Fear of animals

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