A to Z list of the Weird Phobias that You Never Knew Existed!

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A to Z list of the Weird Phobias that You Never Knew Existed!

Are you scared of something? Don’t get shy… Don’t hesitate to accept this… This is normal. Fear of something is known as a phobia. Some of these are easy to explain while others are funny, weird, and strange phobias.

Today we are going to see all the Weird Phobias that you never know existed.Nephophobia

Here is the list of the Weird phobias with there scientific name:


  • Achluophobia: Fear of darkness.
  • Ablutophobia: Fear of washing or bathing.
  • Acarophobia: Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.
  • Acerophobia: Fear of sourness.
  • Aeroacrophobia: Fear of open high places.
  • Aeronausiphobia: Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
  • Agateophobia: Fear of insanity.
  • Agliophobia: Fear of pain.
  • Agoraphobia: Fear of leaving a safe place or Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places.
  • Agrizoophobia: Fear of wild animals.
  • Agyrophobia: Fear of streets or crossing the street.
  • Aichmophobia: Fear of needles or pointed objects.
  • Ailurophobia or Elurophobia Gatophobia or Felinophobia: Fear of cats.
  • Albuminurophobia: Fear of kidney disease.
  • Alektorophobia: Fear of chickens.Chicken Facts
  • Algophobia: Fear of pain.
  • Alliumphobia: Fear of garlic.
  • Allodoxaphobia: Fear of opinions.
  • Amathophobia: Fear of dust.
  • Amaxophobia: Fear of riding in a car.
  • Ambulophobia: Fear of walking.
  • Amychophobia: Fear of scratches or being scratched.
  • Anablephobia: Fear of looking up.
  • Ancraophobia or Anemophobia: Fear of wind.
  • Androphobia or Arrhenphobia: Fear of men.
  • Anglophobia: Fear of England or English culture.
  • Angrophobia: Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
  • Ankylophobia: Fear of immobility of a joint.
  • Anthophobia: Fear of flowers.
  • Anthropophobia: Fear of people or society.
  • Antlophobia: Fear of floods.
  • Anuptaphobia: Fear of staying single.
  • Apeirophobia: Fear of infinity.
  • Aphenphosmphobia: Fear of being touched.
  • Arachibutyrophobia: Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
  • Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia: Fear of spiders.
  • Arithmophobia: Fear of numbers.
  • Arsonphobia: Fear of fire.
  • Asthenophobia: Fear of fainting or weakness.
  • Astraphobia or Astrapophobia: Fear of thunder and lightning.
  • Astrophobia: Fear of stars or celestial space.
  • Asymmetriphobia: Fear of asymmetrical things.
  • Ataxophobia: Fear of disorder or untidiness.
  • Atelophobia: Fear of imperfection.
  • Atephobia: Fear of ruin or ruins.
  • Athazagoraphobia: Fear of being forgotten or ignored or forgetting.
  • Atomosophobia: Fear of atomic explosions.
  • Atychiphobia: Fear of failure.
  • Aulophobia: Fear of flutes.
  • Aurophobia: Fear of gold.
  • Auroraphobia: Fear of Northern lights.
  • Autodysomophobia: Fear of one that has a vile odor.
  • Automatonophobia: Fear of ventriloquist’s dummies, wax statues, or anything that falsely represents a sentient being.
  • Automysophobi: Fear of being dirty or unclean.
  • Autophobia: Fear of being alone.
  • Aviophobia or Aviatophobia or Aerophobia: Fear of flying.


  • Bacteriophobia: Fear of bacteria.
  • Belonephobia: Fear of pins and needles.
  • Bibliophobia: Fear of books.

A to Z list of the Weird Phobias that You Never Knew Existed!A to Z list of the Weird Phobias that You Never Knew Existed!

  • Barophobia: Fear of gravity.
  • Bathmophobia: Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
  • Batrachophobia: Fear of amphibians.
  • Botanophobia: Fear of plants.


  • Cacophobia: Fear of ugliness.
  • Catagelophobia: Fear of being ridiculed.
  • Catoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors.
  • Chaetophobia: Fear of hair.
  • Chloephobia: Fear of Newspapers.Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia
  • Chionophobia: Fear of snow.
  • Chromophobia: Fear of colors.
  • Chronomentrophobia: Fear of clocks.
  • Chronophobia: Fear of Time.
  • Claustrophobia: Fear of confined spaces.
  • Coulrophobia: Fear of clowns.
  • Cyberphobia: Fear of computers.
  • Cynophobia: Fear of dogs.


  • Dendrophobia: Fear of trees.
  • Decidophobia: Fear of Making Decisions.
  • Dentophobia: Fear of dentists.
  • Dextrophobia: fear of objects on the right side of the body.
  • Doraphobia: Fear of Gifts.Doraphobia
  • Deipnophobia: Fear of Dining Out.
  • Domatophobia: Fear of houses.
  • Dystychiphobia: Fear of accidents.
  • Ecophobia: Fear of the home.
  • Eisoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors.
  • Eleutherophobia: Fear of freedom.
  • Entomophobia: Fear of insects.
  • Ephebiphobia: Fear of teenagers or youth.
  • Equinophobia: Fear of horses.
  • Euphobia: Fear of hearing good news.


  • Gamophobia: Fear of marriage.
  • Genuphobia: Fear of knees.
  • Geliophobia: Fear of laughter.
  • Gnosophobia: Fear of Knowledge.Gnosophobia
  • Globophobia: Fear of balloons.
  • Glossophobia: Fear of speaking in public.
  • Gynophobia: Fear of women.


  • Haphephobia: Fear of touch.
  • Heliophobia: Fear of the sun.
  • Hemophobia: Fear of blood.
  • Herpetophobia: Fear of reptiles.
  • Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia: Fear of number 666.Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia: Fear of Long Words.
  • Hydrophobia: Fear of water.
  • Hydrosophobia: Fear of sweating.
  • Hypochondria: Fear of illness.


  • Ideophobia: Fear of reason or ideas.
  • Iatrophobia: Fear of doctors.
  • Insectophobia: Fear of insects.


  • Kathisophobia: Fear of sitting down.
  • Koinoniphobia: Fear of rooms.
  • Koumpounophobia: Fear of buttons.Koumpounophobia


  • Lachanophobia: Fear of vegetables.Lachanophobia
  • Leukophobia: Fear of the color white.
  • Lilapsophobia: Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
  • Linonophobia: Fear of String.
  • Lockiophobia: Fear of childbirth.
  • Logizomechanophobia: Fear of computers. If you have this, please leave a comment explaining how are you reading this blog?


  • Mageirocophobia: Fear of cooking.
  • Megalophobia: Fear of large things.
  • Melanophobia: Fear of the color black.
  • Microphobia: Fear of small things.
  • Mysophobia: Fear of dirt and germs.


  • Necrophobia: Fear of death or dead things.
  • Neophobia: Fear of new things or ideas.
  • Nephophobia: Fear of Sky.
  • Noctiphobia: Fear of the night.
  • Nomophobia: Fear of Being Without a Phone. Surely I have this phobia!Mobile Phones
  • Nosocomephobia: Fear of hospitals.
  • Nostophobia: Fear of returning home.
  • Numerophobia: Fear of numbers.
  • Nyctophobia: Fear of the dark.


  • Obesophobia: Fear of gaining weight.
  • Octophobia: Fear of figure 8.
  • Ombrophobia: Fear of rain.Ombrophobia
  • Omphalophobia: Fear of bellybuttons.
  • Ophidiophobia: Fear of snakes.
  • Ornithophobia: Fear of birds.


  • Papyrophobia: Fear of paper.
  • Pentheraphobia: Fear of Mother-in-law.
  • Pathophobia: Fear of disease.
  • Papathophobia: Fear of the Pope.
  • Pediophobia: Fear of Dolls
  • Pedophobia: Fear of children.
  • Philematophobia: Fear of Kissing.
  • Philophobia: Fear of love.
  • Phobophobia: Fear of phobias.
  • Phonophobia: “abnormal” and “unwarranted” fear of sound.
  • Plutophobia: Fear of money.
  • Podophobia: Fear of feet.
  • Pogonophobia: Fear of Beard.Pogonophobia -Weird Phobias
  • Porphyrophobia: Fear of the color purple.
  • Porphyrophobia: Fear of the color purple.
  • Pupaphobia: Fear of puppets.
  • Pteridophobia: Fear of ferns.
  • Pteromerhanophobia: Fear of Flying.
  • Pyrophobia: Fear of fire.


  • Samhainophobia: Fear of Halloween.
  • Scolionophobia: Fear of school.
  • Scoptophobia: Fear of being stared at.
  • Selenophobia: Fear of the moon.
  • Siderophobia: Fear of stars.
  • Sociophobia: Fear of social evaluation.
  • Sosyrilphobia: Fear of parents-in-law.
  • Somniphobia: Fear of sleep.
  • Symmetrophobia: Fear of symmetry.


  • Taphophobia: Fear of being buried alive.
  • Tachophobia: Fear of speed.
  • Technophobia: Fear of technology.
  • Tonitrophobia: Fear of thunder.
  • Turophobia: Fear of Cheese.
  • Trypanophobia: Fear of needles or injections.
  • Trypophobia: Fear of the cluster of holes.
  • Trypophobia: Fear of Holes.Trypophobia


  • Uranophobia: Fear of heaven.


  • Venustraphobia: Fear of beautiful women.
  • Verminophobia: Fear of germs.
  • Vestiphobia: Fear of clothing.


  • Wiccaphobia: Fear of witches and witchcraft.


  • Xanthophobia: Fear of the color yellow.
  • Xenophobia: Fear of strangers or foreigners.


  • Zoophobia: Fear of animals.

Did I miss any of the weird Phobias? Do let me know in the comment box below…

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