50 Words To Explain Every Single Fear You’ve Ever Felt

Kevin Russ
Kevin Russ

Abibliophobia

(n.) the fear of running out of reading material

Agoraphobia

(n.) the fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places; the fear of leaving a safe place

Anuptaphobia

(n.) the fear of staying single

Atelphobia

(n.) the fear of imperfection

Athazagoraphobia

(n.) the fear of forgetting, being forgotten or ignored, or being replaced

Atychiphobia

(n.) the fear of failure

Bathophobia

(n.) the irrational fear of depths or deep places

Carinophobia

(n.) the fear of cancer

Cenophobia

(n.) the fear of empty spaces

Centophobia

(n.) the fear of new things or ideas

Coulrophobia

(n.) the fear of clowns

Decidophobia

(n.) the fear of making decisions

Dishabiliophobia

(n.) the fear of undressing in front of someone

Egonoa

(n.) the fear of people being annoyed by you or talking about you in an unrealistic negative light, typically due to self-obsession, insecurity and/or self-dysmorphia (often exacerbated by smoking weed)

Emetophobia

(n.) the fear of vomiting

Eremophobia

(n.) the deep fear of stillness, solitude or deserted places

Gephyrophobia

(n.) the fear of bridges

Gerontophobia

(n.) the fear of old people or of growing old

Glossophobia

(n.) the fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak in public

Gymnophobia

(n.) the fear of nakedness

Gynophobia

(n.) the fear of marriage

Harpaxophobia

(n.) the fear of being robbed

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia

(n.) the fear of long words

Hobophobia

(n.) the fear of bums or beggars

Hodophobia

(n.) the fear of travel

Hypsiphobia

(n.) the fear of heights

Kainotophobia

(n.) the fear of change

Kakorrhaphiophobia

(n.) the fear of failure or defeat

Kenophobia

(n.) the fear of voids or empty spaces

Keraunophobia

(n.) the fear of lighting and thunder

Lachanophobia

(n.) the fear of vegetables

Macrophobia

(n.) the fear of long waits

Necrophobia

(n.) the fear of death or dead things

Neophobia

(n.) the fear of newness

Nostophobia

(n.) the fear of returning home

Nyctohylophobia

(n.) the fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night

Obesophobia

(n.) the fear of gaining weight

Onomatophobia

(n.) the irrational fear of a particular word

Ophidiophobia

(n.) the fear of snakes

Pantophobia

(n.) the irrational fear of everything

Phasmophobia

(n.) the fear of ghosts

Philophobia

(n.) the fear of emotional attachment; fear of being in, or falling in love

Poinophobia

(n.) the fear of punishments

Pterophobia

(n.) the fear of aero planes or flying

Selachophobia

(n.) the fear of sharks

Taphophobia

(n.) the fear of being buried alive

Thalassophobia

(n.) the fear of oceans

Triskadidekaphobia

(n.) the fear of the number thirteen

Tropophobia

(n.) the fear of moving or making changes

Zelophobia

(n.) the fear of jealousy TC mark

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