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Common fears and phobias and their names.


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Ablutophobia - Fear of washing or bathing.
Acarophobia - Fear of itching or of insects whose bites cause itching.
Acerophobia - Fear of sourness.
Achluophobia, Lygophobia, Nyctophobia, Scotophobia - Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia - Fear of noise.
Acrophobia, Altophobia - Fear of heights.
Aerophobia - Fear of drafts, air swallowing or airborne noxious substances.
Aeroacrophobia - Fear of open high places.
Aeronausiphobia - Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
Agateophobia, Dementophobia, Maniaphobia - Fear of insanity.
Agliophobia, Algophobia, Odynophobia, Odynephobia - Fear of pain.
Agoraphobia - Fear of the outdoors, crowds or uncontrolled social conditions.
Agraphobia, Contreltophobia - Fear of sexual abuse.
Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals.
Agyrophobia, Dromophobia - Fear of streets or crossing the street.
Aibohphobia - Fear of palindromes (not necessarily an actual word; aiboh is not of course Greek or Latin for Palindrome, but is simply intended to make the word itself palindromic)
Aichmophobia, Belonephobia, Enetophobia - Fear of needles or pointed objects.
Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Felinophobia, Galeophobia, Gatophobia - Fear of cats.
Albuminurophobia - Fear of kidney disease.
Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
Alliumphobia - Fear of garlic.
Allodoxaphobia - Fear of opinions.
Amathophobia, Koniophobia - Fear of dust.
Amaxophobia - Fear of riding in a car.
Ambulophobia, Stasibasiphobia, Stasiphobia - Fear of walking or standing.
Anemophobia - Fear of air.
Amerophobia, Columbophobia - Fear of the United States, American culture, etc.
Amnesiphobia - Fear of amnesia.
Amychophobia - Fear of scratches or being scratched.
Anablephobia - Fear of looking up.
Ancraophobia, Anemophobia - Fear of wind.
Androphobia, Arrhenphobia, Hominophobia - Fear of men.
Anginophobia - Fear of angina, choking or narrowness.
Anglophobia - Fear of England, English culture, etc.
Angrophobia - Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
Ankylophobia - Fear of immobility of a joint.
Anthrophobia, Anthophobia - Fear of flowers.
Anthropophobia - Fear of people or society.
Antlophobia - Fear of floods.
Anuptaphobia - Fear of staying single.
Apeirophobia - Fear of infinity.
Aphenphosmphobia, Chiraptophobia, Haphephobia, Haptephobia - Fear of being touched.
Apiphobia, Melissophobia - 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.
Arsonphobia, Pyrophobia - Fear of fire.
Asthenophobia - Fear of fainting or weakness.
Astraphobia, Astrapophobia, Brontophobia, Keraunophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning. It is especially common in young children.
Astrophobia - Fear of stars and celestial space.
Asymmetriphobia - Fear of asymmetry.
Ataxiophobia - Fear of ataxia.
Ataxophobia - Fear of disorder or untidiness.
Atelophobia - Fear of imperfection.
Atephobia - Fear of ruin or ruins.
Athazagoraphobia - Fear of being forgotten, ignored or forgetting.
Atomosophobia - Fear of atomic explosions.
Atychiphobia, Kakorrhaphiophobia - Fear of failure.
Aulophobia - Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia - Fear of gold.
Auroraphobia - Fear of the Northern Lights or for Chileans, Argentinians, Falkland Islanders or Antarctic explorers, fear of the Southern Lights.
Australophobia, Novahollandiaphobia - Fear of Australia, Australians, Australian culture etc.
Autodysomophobia - Fear that one has a vile odour.
Automatonophobia - Fear of any inanimate object that represents a sentient being, eg. statues, dummies, robots, etc.
Automysophobia - Fear of being dirty.
Autophobia, Eremophobia, Ermitophibia, Isolophobia, Monophobia - Fear of being alone or fear of oneself.
Aviophobia, Aviatophobia, Pteromerhanophobia - Fear of flying.


Bacillophobia, Microbiophobia - Fear of microbes.
Bacteriophobia - Fear of bacteria.
Ballistophobia - Fear of missiles or bullets.
Bananaphobia - Fear of bananas.
Bolshephobia - Fear of Bolsheviks.
Barophobia - Fear of loss of gravity.
Basophobia, Basiphobia - Fear of walking or falling. s
Bathmophobia - Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
Bathophobia - Fear of depth.
Batophobia - Fear of heights or of being close to high buildings.
Batrachophobia - Fear of amphibians.
Bibliophobia - Fear of books.
Blennophobia, Myxophobia - Fear of slime.
Bogyphobia - Fear of bogies or the bogeyman.
Botanophobia - Fear of plants.
Bromidrosiphobia, Bromidrophobia - Fear of body odours.
Brontophobia, Tonitrophobia - Fear of thunder.
Bufonophobia - Fear of toads.



Cacophobia - Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia, Cainotophobia, Cenophobia, Centophobia, Kainolophobia, Kainophobia, Neophobia - Fear of newness, novelty.
Caligynephobia, Venustraphobia - Fear of beautiful women.
Cancerophobia, Carcinophobia - Fear of cancer.
Cardiophobia - Fear of heart disease.
Carnophobia - Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia, Katagelophobia - Fear of being ridiculed.
Catapedaphobia - Fear of jumping from high and low places.
Cathisophobia, Kathisophobia, Thaasophobia - Fear of sitting.
Catoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors.
Cenophobia - Fear of empty rooms.
Chaetophobia, Trichopathophobia, Trichophobia, Hypertrichophobia - Fear of hair.
Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia - Fear of cold.
Chemophobia - Fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.
Cherophobia - Fear of gaiety.
Chionophobia - Fear of snow.
Chirophobia - Fear of hands.
Chlorophobia - Fear of the colour green.
Cholerophobia - Fear of anger or the fear of cholera.
Chorophobia - Fear of dancing.
Christophobia - Hatred towards Christianity
Chrometophobia, Chrematophobia - Fear of money.
Chromophobia, Chromatophobia - Fear of colours.
Chronophobia - Fear of time.
Chronomentrophobia - Fear of clocks.
Chrysophobia - Fear or the color orange.
Cibophobia, Sitophobia, Sitiophobia - Fear of food.
Claustrophobia - Fear of confined spaces.
Cleithrophobia, Cleisiophobia - Fear of being locked in an enclosed place.
Cleptophobia, Kleptophobia - Fear of stealing.
Climacophobia - Fear of stairs or of climbing or falling down stairs.
Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed.
Clithrophobia, Cleithrophobia - Fear of being enclosed.
Cnidophobia - Fear of stings.
Cometophobia - Fear of comets.
Coimetrophobia - Fear of cemeteries.
Coitophobia, Genophobia - Fear of coitus.
Coprastasophobia - Fear of constipation.
Coprophobia, Scatophobia - Fear of feces.
Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns.
Counterphobia - The preference by a phobic person for fearful situations.
Cremnophobia - Fear of precipices.
Cryophobia - Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
Crystallophobia - Fear of crystals or glass.
Cyanophobia - Fear of the colour blue.
Cyberphobia, Logizomechanophobia - Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Cyclophobia - Fear of bicycles.
Cymophobia, Kymophobia - Fear of waves or wave-like motions.
Cynophobia - Fear of dogs or rabies.
Cypridophobia, Cypriphobia, Cyprianophobia, Cyprinophobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.


Decidophobia - Fear of making decisions.
Defecaloesiophobia - Fear of painful bowel movements.
Deipnophobia - Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
Demonophobia, Daemonophobia - Fear of demons.
Demophobia, Enochlophobia, Ochlophobia - Fear of crowds.
Dendrophobia - Fear of trees.
Dentophobia - Fear of dentists.
Dermatophobia - Fear of skin lesions.
Dermatosiophobia, Dermatophobia, Dermatopathophobia - Fear of skin disease.
Dextrophobia - Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
Diabetophobia - Fear of diabetes.
Didaskaleinophobia, Scolionophobia - Fear of going to school.
Dikephobia - Fear of justice.
Dinophobia - Fear of dizziness or whirlpools.
Diplophobia - Fear of double vision.
Dipsophobia - Fear of drinking.
Dishabiliophobia - Fear of undressing in front of someone.
Domatophobia, Eicophobia, Oikophobia - Fear of houses or being in a house.
Doraphobia - Fear of fur or the skins of animals.
Doxophobia - Fear of expressing opinions or receiving praise.
Dutchphobia - Fear of the Dutch.
Dysmorphophobia - Fear of deformity.
Dystychiphobia - Fear of accidents.


Ecclesiophobia - Fear of church.
Ecophobia - Fear of home.
Eisoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.
Electrophobia - Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia - Fear of freedom.
Emetophobia - Fear of vomiting.
Enetophobia - Fear of pins.
Enosiophobia, Enissophobia - Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.
Entomophobia, Insectophobia - Fear of insects.
Eosophobia - Fear of dawn or daylight.
Ephebiphobia - Fear of teenagers.
Epistaxiophobia - Fear of nosebleeds.
Epistemophobia, Gnosiophobia - Fear of knowledge.
Epistolophobia - Fear of writing letters
Equinophobia, Hippophobia - Fear of horses.
Ereuthrophobia, Erythrophobia, Erytophobia - Fear of blushing, red lights, or the colour red.
Ergasiophobia - Fear of work or functioning, or a surgeon's fear of operating.
Ergophobia - Fear of work.
Ermitophobia - Fear of being alone, loneliness.
Erotophobia - Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
Erythrophobia - Fear of blushing.
Euphobia - Fear of hearing good news.
Eurotophobia - Fear of female genitalia.
Europhobia - Fear of Europe, Europeans, or alternatively, the European Union.


Febriphobia, Fibriphobia, Fibriophobia, Pyrexiophobia - Fear of fever.
Francophobia, Gallophobia, Galiophobia - Fear of France, French culture, etc.
Frigophobia - Fear of very cold objects.


Gamophobia - Fear of marriage.
Geliophobia - Fear of laughter.
Geniophobia - Fear of chins.
Genuphobia - Fear of knees.
Gephyrophobia, Gephydrophobia, Gephyrdrophobia, Gephysrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges.
Germanophobia, Teutophobia - Fear of Germany, German culture, etc.
Gerascophobia - Fear of growing old.
Gerontophobia - Fear of old people or of growing old.
Geumaphobia, Geumophobia - Fear of taste.
Glossophobia - Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
Globophobia - Fear of balloons
Graphophobia - Fear of writing or handwriting.
Gymnophobia, Nudophobia - Fear of nudity.
Gynephobia, Gynophobia - Fear of women.


Hadephobia, Stygiophobia, Stigiophobia - Fear of hell.
Haemophobia - Fear of blood and bleeding.
Hagiophobia - Fear of saints or holy things.
Hamartophobia, Peccatophobia - Fear of sinning.
Haptophobia - Fear of being touched.
Harpaxophobia - Fear of being robbed.
Hedonophobia - Fear of feeling pleasure.
Heliophobia - Fear of the sun.
Hellenologophobia - Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
Helminthophobia - Fear of being infested with worms.
Hemophobia, Hemaphobia, Hematophobia - Fear of blood or bleeding.
Heresyphobia, Hereiophobia - Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Herpetophobia - Fear of reptiles.
Heterophobia, Sexophobia - Fear of the opposite sex.
Hierophobia - Fear of priests or sacred things.
Hippophobia - Fear of horses.
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, Sesquipedalophobia - Fear of long words.
Hobophobia - Fear of bums or beggars.
Hodophobia - Fear of road travel.
Hormephobia - Fear of shock.
Homichlophobia, Nebulaphobia - Fear of fog.
Homilophobia - Fear of sermons.
Homophobia - Fear of sameness, monotony, homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.
Hoplophobia - Fear of firearms.
Hydrargyophobia - Fear of mercurial medicines.
Hydrophobia - Fear of water, a symptom of rabies.
Hydrophobophobia, Kynophobia - Fear of rabies.
Hyelophobia, Hyalophobia, Nelophobia - Fear of glass.
Hygrophobia - Fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.
Hylephobia - Fear of materialism or the fear of epilepsy.
Hylophobia - Fear of forests.
Hypengyophobia, Hypegiaphobia - Fear of responsibility.
Hypnophobia - Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
Hypsiphobia - Fear of height.


Iatrophobia - Fear of going to the doctor or of doctors.
Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish.
Iconophobia - Fear of images or icons.
Ideophobia - Fear of ideas.
Illyngophobia - Fear of vertigo.
Iophobia - Fear of poison.
Isopterophobia - Fear of termites or other insects that eat wood.
Ithyphallophobia - Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.


Japanophobia, Nipponophobia - Fear of the Japanese.
Judeophobia - Fear of Jews.


Katikomindicaphobia - Fear of the RNI (Resident Non-Indian).
Kenophobia - Fear of voids or empty spaces.
Keraunophobia - Fear of lightning.
Kinetophobia, Kinesophobia - Fear of movement or motion.
Koinoniphobia - Fear of rooms.
Kolpophobia - Fear of genitals, particularly female.
Kopophobia - Fear of fatigue.
Kosmikophobia - Fear of cosmic phenomena.
Kyphophobia - Fear of stooping.


Lachanophobia - Fear of vegetables.
Laliophobia, Lalophobia - Fear of speaking.
Leprophobia, Lepraphobia - Fear of leprosy.
Leukophobia - Fear of the colour white.
Levophobia - Fear of things to the left side of the body.
Ligyrophobia - Fear of loud noises.
Lilapsophobia - Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
Limnophobia - Fear of lakes.
Linonophobia - Fear of string.
Liticaphobia - Fear of lawsuits.
Lockiophobia, Maieusiophobia, Parturiphobia - Fear of childbirth.
Logophobia - Fear of words.
Luiphobia, Syphilophobia - Fear of syphilis.
Lutraphobia - Fear of otters.
Lyssophobia - Fear of rabies or of becoming insane.


Macroxenoglossophobia - Fear of long, strange words.
Macrophobia - Fear of long waits.
Mageirocophobia - Fear of cooking.
Malaxophobia, Sarmassophobia - Fear of love play.
Maniaphobia - Fear of going insane.
Mastigophobia, Poinephobia - Fear of punishment.
Mechanophobia - Fear of machines.
Medomalacuphobia - Fear of losing an erection.
Medorthophobia - Fear of an erect penis.
Megalophobia - Fear of large objects.
Melanophobia - Fear of the colour black.
Melophobia - Fear or hatred of music.
Meningitophobia - Fear of brain disease.
Menophobia - Fear of menstruation.
Merinthophobia - Fear of being bound or tied up.
Metallophobia - Fear of metal.
Metathesiophobia - Fear of changes.
Meteorophobia - Fear of meteors.
Methyphobia, Potophobia - Fear of alcohol.
Metrophobia - Fear or hatred of poetry.
Mikatikoindicaphobia - Fear of the NRIs (Non-Resident Indians).
Microphobia, Mycrophobia - Fear of small objects.
Misophobia, Molysmophobia, Molysomophobia, Mysophobia, Verminophobia - Fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.
Mnemophobia - Fear of memories.
Monopathophobia - Fear of a specific disease.
Motorphobia - Fear of automobiles.
Mottephobia - Fear of moths.
Musophobia, Murophobia, Suriphobia - Fear of mice and/or rats.
Mycophobia - Fear or aversion to mushrooms.
Myrmecophobia - Fear of ants.
Mythophobia - Fear of myths, stories or false statements.


Necrophobia - Fear of death or dead things.
Neopharmaphobia - Fear of new drugs.
Nephophobia - Fear of clouds.
Noctiphobia - Fear of the night.
Nomatophobia - Fear of names.
Nosocomephobia - Fear of hospitals.
Nosophobia, Nosemaphobia - Fear of becoming ill.
Nostophobia - Fear of returning home.
Novercaphobia - Fear of one's stepmother.
Nucleomituphobia - Fear of nuclear weapons.
Numerophobia - Fear of numbers.
Nyctohylophobia - Fear of dark, wooded areas.
Nyctophobia - Fear of the dark, of night or of nightfall.


Obesophobia, Pocrescophobia - Fear of gaining weight.
Ochophobia - Fear of vehicles.
Octophobia - Fear of the figure 8.
Odontophobia - Fear of teeth or dental surgery.
Oenophobia - Fear of wine.
Olfactophobia, Osmophobia, Osphresiophobia - Fear of smells.
Ombrophobia, Pluviophobia - Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Ommetaphobia, Ommatophobia - Fear of eyes.
Oneirophobia - Fear of dreams.
Oneirogmophobia - Fear of wet dreams.
Onomatophobia - Fear of hearing certain words or names.
Ophidiophobia - Fear of snakes.
Ophthalmophobia - Fear of being stared at.
Opiophobia - A medical doctor's fear of prescribing pain medications for patients.
Optophobia - Fear of opening one's eyes.
Ornithophobia - Fear of birds.
Orthophobia - Fear of property.
Ostraconophobia - Fear of shellfish.
Ouranophobia, Uranophobia - Fear of heaven.


Pagophobia - Fear of ice or frost.
Panthophobia - Fear of suffering and disease.
Panophobia, Pantophobia - Fear of everything.
Papaphobia - Fear of the Pope.
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.
Parthenophobia - Fear of virgins or young girls.
Pathophobia - Fear of disease.
Patroiophobia - Fear of heredity.
Pediculophobia, Phthiriophobia - Fear of lice.
Pediophobia - Fear of dolls.
Pediphobia, 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 swallowing, eating or of being eaten.
Phalacrophobia - Fear of becoming bald.
Phallophobia - Fear of a penis, esp. erect.
Pharmacophobia - Fear of taking medicine.
Phasmophobia, Spectrophobia - Fear of ghosts.
Phengophobia - Fear of daylight or sunshine.
Philemaphobia, Philematophobia - Fear of kissing.
Philophobia - Fear of falling in love or being in love.
Philosophobia - Fear of philosophy.
Phobophobia - Fear of phobias.
Photoaugliaphobia - Fear of glaring lights.
Photophobia - Fear of light (also refers to aversion to light due to an inflamed/painful eye or excessively dilated pupils)
Phonophobia - Fear of noises, voices, one's own voice or of telephones.
Phronemophobia - Fear of thinking.
Phthisiophobia, Tuberculophobia - Fear of tuberculosis.
Placophobia - Fear of tombstones.
Plutophobia - Fear of wealth.
Pneumatiphobia - Fear of spirits.
Pnigophobia, Pnigerophobia - Fear of choking or being smothered.
Pogonophobia - Fear of beards.
Poliosophobia - Fear of contracting poliomyelitis.
Politicophobia - Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.
Polyphobia - Having many phobias.
Ponophobia - Fear of overworking or of pain.
Porphyrophobia - Fear of the colour purple.
Potamophobia - Fear of rivers or running water.
Pharmacophobia - Fear of drugs.
Proctophobia, Rectophobia - Fear of the rectum or of rectal diseases.
Prosophobia - Fear of progress.
Psellismophobia - Fear of stuttering.
Psychophobia - Fear of the mind.
Pteronophobia - Fear of being tickled by feathers.
Pupaphobia - Fear of puppets.
Pyrophobia - Fear of fire.



Quadraphobia - Fear of quartets or of being drawn and quartered


Radiophobia - Fear of radiation or X-rays.
Ranidaphobia - Fear of frogs.
Rhabdophobia - Fear of being severely punished or beaten with a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also fear of magic.
Rhodophobia - Fear of the colour red.
Rhypophobia - Fear of defecation.
Rhytiphobia - Fear of getting wrinkles.
Rupophobia - Fear of dirt.
Russophobia - Fear of Russians.


Samhainophobia - Fear of Halloween.
Satanophobia, Orcusophobia - Fear of Satan.
Scabiophobia - Fear of scabies.
Scelerophibia - Fear of bad men, burglars.
Sciophobia, Sciaphobia - Fear of shadows.
Scoleciphobia, Vermiphobia - Fear of worms.
Scopophobia, Scoptophobia - Fear of being seen or stared at.
Scotomaphobia - Fear of blindness in visual field.
Scriptophobia - Fear of writing in public.
Selachophobia - Fear of sharks.
Selaphobia - Fear of light flashes.
Selenophobia - Fear of the moon.
Seplophobia - Fear of decaying matter.
Siderodromophobia - Fear of trains, railroads or train travel.
Siderophobia - Fear of stars.
Sinistrophobia - Fear of things to the left of oneself.
Sinophobia - Fear of the Chinese, Chinese culture, etc.
Soceraphobia - Fear of parents-in-law.
Social Phobia - Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.
Sociophobia - Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia - Fear of sleep.
Sophophobia - Fear of learning.
Soteriophobia - Fear of dependence on others.
Spacephobia - Fear of outer space.
Spectrophobia - Fear of mirrors.
Spermatophobia or Spermophobia - Fear of sperm.
Spheksophobia - Fear of wasps.
Staurophobia - Fear of crosses or crucifixes.
Stenophobia - Fear of narrow things or places.
Symbolophobia - Fear of symbolism.
Symmetrophobia - Fear of symmetry.
Syngenesophobia - Fear of relatives.
Syphiliphobia - Fear of syphilis.


Tachophobia - Fear of speed.
Taeniophobia, Teniophobia - Fear of tapeworms.
Taphephobia, Taphophobia - Fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries.
Tapinophobia - Fear of being contagious.
Taurophobia - Fear of bulls.
Technophobia - Fear of technology.
Teleophobia - Fear of definite plans or of religious ceremony.
Telephonophobia - Fear of telephones.
Teratophobia - Fear of bearing a deformed child, of monsters or of deformed people.
Teratrophobia - Fear of monsters.
Testophobia - Fear of taking tests.
Tetanophobia - Fear of tetanus, lockjaw.
Textophobia - Fear of certain fabrics.
Thalassophobia - Fear of the sea.
Thanatophobia, Thantophobia - Fear of death or dying.
Theatrophobia - Fear of theatres.
Theologicophobia - Fear of theology.
Theophobia - Fear of gods or religion.
Thermophobia - Fear of heat.
Tocophobia - Fear of pregnancy or childbirth.
Tomophobia - Fear of surgical operations.
Tonsurephobia - Fear of haircuts.
Topophobia - Fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright.
Toxiphobia, Toxophobia, Toxicophobia - Fear of poison or of being accidentally poisoned.
Traumatophobia - Fear of injury.
Tremophobia - Fear of trembling.
Trichinophobia - Fear of trichinosis.
Triskaidekaphobia - Fear of the number 13. Having a superstition.
Tropophobia - Fear of moving or making changes.
Trypanophobia - Fear of injections.
Tyrannophobia - Fear of tyrants.


Uranophobia - Fear of the heavens.
Urophobia - Fear of urine or urinating.


Vaccinophobia - Fear of vaccination.
Verbophobia - Fear of words.
Vestiphobia - Fear of clothing.
Virginitiphobia - Fear of rape.
Vitricophobia - Fear of one's stepfather.


Walloonphobia - Fear of the Walloons.
Wiccaphobia - Fear of witches and witchcraft.


Xanthophobia - Fear of the colour yellow or the word yellow.
Xenoglossophobia - Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia - Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Xerophobia - Fear of dryness.
Xylophobia - Fear of wooden objects or fear of forests.
Xyrophobia - Fear of razors.


Ymophobia - Fear of contrariety.


Zelotypophobia - Fear of jealousy.
Zeusophobia - Fear of God.
Zoophobia - Fear of animals.


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