Ultimate List of Phobias

Here is the ultimate list of phobias in alphabetical order.


Ablutophobia – Fear of Washing or Bathing

Acarophobia – Fear of Itching or of the Insects That Cause Itching.

Acerophobia – Fear of Sourness

Achievemephobia – Fear of Winning or Success

Achluophobia – Fear of Darkness

Acousticophobia – Fear of Noise

Acrophobia – Fear of Heights

Aeroacrophobia – Fear of Open High Places.

Aeronausiphobia – Fear of Vomiting Secondary to Air Sickness.

Aerophobia – Fear of Drafts, Air Swallowing, or Airborne Noxious Substances.

Agateophobia – Fear of Insanity

Agliophobia – Fear of Pain

Agoraphobia – Fear of Open Spaces

Agraphobia – Fear of Sexual Abuse.

Agrizoophobia – Fear of Wild Animals

Agyrophobia – Fear of Streets or Crossing the Street.

Aichmophobia – Fear of Needles or Pointed Objects.

Ailurophobia – Fear of Cats

Albuminurophobia – Fear of Kidney Disease

Alektorophobia – Fear of Chickens.

Algophobia – Fear of Pain.

Alliumphobia – Fear of Garlic

Allodoxaphobia – Fear of Opinions.

Altophobia – Fear of Heights.

Amathophobia – Fear of Dust

Amaxophobia – Fear of Riding in a Car.

Ambulophobia – Fear of Walking

Amnesiphobia – Fear of Amnesia.

Amychophobia – Fear of Scratches or Being Scratched.

Anablephobia – Fear of Looking Up.

Ancraophobia – Fear of Airdrafts or Wind. 

Androphobia – Fear of Men.

Anemophobia – Fear of Air Drafts or Wind

Anginophobia – Fear of Angina, Choking or Narrowness.

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.

Anthrophobia – 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.

Aphephobia – Fear of Being Touched. 

Apiphobia – Fear of Bees

Apotemnophobia – Fear of Amputations

Aquaphobia – Fear of Water

Arachibutyrophobia – Fear of Peanut Butter Sticking to the Roof of the Mouth.

Arachnephobia – Fear of Spiders.

Arachnophobia – Fear of Spiders.

Arithmophobia – Fear of Numbers

Arrhenphobia – Fear of Men.

Arsonphobia – Fear of Fire.

Asthenophobia – Fear of Fainting or Weakness.

Astraphobia – Fear of Thunder and Lightning.

Astrapophobia – Fear of Thunder and Lightning.

Astrophobia – Fear of Stars or Celestial Space.

Asymmetriphobia – Fear of Asymmetrical Things.

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 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, Animatronic Creatures, Wax Statues or Anything That Falsely Represents a Sentient Being.

Automysophobia – Fear of Being Dirty

Autophobia – Fear of Being Alone or of Oneself.

Aviophobia – Fear of Flying.


Bacillophobia – Fear of Microbes

Bacteriophobia – Fear of Germs and Microbes.

Ballistophobia – Fear of Missiles or Bullets

Barophobia – Fear of Gravity

Basophobia – Fear of Standing, Walking or Falling.

Bathmophobia – Fear of Stairs or Steep Slopes.

Bathophobia – Fear of Depth.

Batophobia – Fear of Heights or Being Close to High Buildings.

Batrachophobia – Fear of Frogs, Toads or Other Amphibians.

Belonephobia – Fear of Pins and Needles.

Bibliophobia – Fear of Books

Blennophobia – Fear of Slime.

Bogyphobia – Fear of the Bogeyman.

Bolshephobia – Fear of Bolsheviks.

Botanophobia – Fear of Plants.

Bromidrophobia – Fear of Body Smells.

Brontophobia – Fear of Thunder and Lightning.

Bufonophobia – Fear of Toads


Cacophobia – Fear of Ugliness

Cainophobia – Fear of Newness or Novelty.

Caligynephobia – Fear of Beautiful Women.

Cancerophobia – Fear of Cancer.

Carcinophobia – Fear of Cancer.

Cardiophobia – Fear of Heart Attack and Death.

Carnophobia – Fear of Meat.

Catagelophobia – Fear of Being Ridiculed.

Catapedaphobia – Fear of Jumping

Cathisophobia – Fear of Sitting.

Catoptrophobia – Fear of Mirrors.

Centophobia – Fear of New Things or Ideas.

Ceraunophobia – Fear of Thunder and Lightning.

Chaetophobia – Fear of Hair

Cheimaphobia – Fear of Cold.

Chemophobia – Fear of Chemicals or Working with Chemicals.

Cherophobia – Fear of Gaiety.

Chionophobia – Fear of Snow

Chiraptophobia – Fear of Being Touched.

Chirophobia – Fear of Hands.

Chiroptophobia – Fear of Bats

Cholerophobia – Fear of Cholera or the Fear of Anger.

Chorophobia – Fear of Dancing

Chrometophobia – Fear of Money.

Chromophobia – Fear of Colors.

Chronomentrophobia – Fear of Clocks

Chronophobia – Fear of Time.

Cibophobia – Fear of Food.

Claustrophobia – Fear of Being Enclosed in a Small Space or Room

Cleisiophobia – Fear of Being Locked Up in an Enclosed Space.

Cleithrophobia – Fear of Being Locked Up in an Enclosed Space.

Cleptophobia – Fear of Stealing.

Climacophobia – Fear of Climbing Stairs or Ladders.

Clinophobia – Fear of Going to Bed or Falling Asleep.

Clithrophobia – Fear of Being Locked Up in an Enclosed Space.

Cnidophobia – Fear of Stings.

Coimetrophobia – Fear of Cemeteries and Burial Grounds.

Coitophobia – Fear of Coitus.

Cometophobia – Fear of Comets.

Consecotaleophobia – Fear of Chopsticks.

Contrectophobia – Fear of Sexual Abuse.

Contreltophobia – Fear of Sexual Abuse.

Coprastasophobia – Fear of Constipation.

Coprophobia – Fear of Feces.

Coulrophobia – Fear of Clowns

Counterphobia – The Preference for Fearful Situations.

Cremnophobia – Fear of Steep Cliffs or Precipices.

Cryophobia – Fear of Cold.

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.

Cypridophobia – Fear of Prostitutes or Venereal Disease.


Decidophobia – Fear of Making Decisions

Defecaloesiophobia – Fear of Painful Bowels Movements.

Deipnophobia – Fear of Dining or Dinner Conversations.

Dementophobia – Fear of Insanity.

Demonophobia – Fear of Demons.

Demophobia – Fear of Crowds

Dendrophobia – Fear of Trees.

Dentophobia – Fear of Dentists or Dental Care.

Dermatophobia or Dermatosiphobia or Dermatopathophobia – Fear of 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 Whirlpools.

Diplophobia – Fear of Double Vision

Dipsophobia – Fear of Drinking.

Dishabiliophobia – Fear of Undressing in Front of Others.

Disposophobia – Fear of Throwing Things Away or Hoarding.

Domatophobia – Fear of Houses or Being Inside a House.

Doraphobia – Fear of Fur or Animal Skins.

Doxophobia – Fear of Expressing Opinions or of Receiving Praise.

Dromophobia – Fear of Crossing Streets.

Dutchphobia – Fear of the Dutch.

Dysmorphophobia – Fear of Deformity.

Dystychiphobia – Fear of Accidents.


Ecclesiophobia – Fear of Church.

Ecophobia – Fear of Home Surroundings.

Eicophobia – Fear of Home Surroundings.

Eisoptrophobia – Fear of Mirrors

Electrophobia – Fear of Electricity.

Eleutherophobia – Fear of Freedom.

Elurophobia – Fear of Cats

Emetophobia – Fear of Vomiting.

Enetophobia – Fear of Needles or Pointed Objects.

Enochlophobia – Fear of Crowds.

Enosiophobia – Fear of Criticism or of Having Committed an Unpardonable Sin.

Entomophobia – Fear of Insects

Eosophobia – Fear of Dawn or Daylight.

Ephebiphobia – Fear of Teenagers.

Epistaxiophobia – Fear of Nosebleeds.

Epistemophobia – Fear of Knowledge.

Equinophobia – Fear of Horses

Eremophobia – Fear of Being Oneself or of Loneliness.

Ereuthrophobia – Fear of Blushing.

Ergasiophobia – Fear of Work or Seeing Work. 

Ergophobia – Fear of Work or Seeing Work.

Erotophobia – Fear of Sex or Anything Sexual.

Erythrophobia – Fear of Blushing

Euphobia – Fear of Hearing Good News.

Eurotophobia – Fear of Female Genitalia.


Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia – Fear of Fever.

Felinophobia – Fear of Cats

Francophobia – Fear of France or French Culture. 

Frigophobia – Fear of Cold


Galeophobia – Fear of Sharks

Gallophobia – Fear France or French Culture. 

Gamophobia – Fear of Marriage or Relationship.

Gatophobia – Fear of Cats

Gelophobia or Geliophobia – Fear of Laughter.

Gelotophobia – Fear of Being Laughed At.

Geniophobia – Fear of Chins.

Genophobia – Fear of Sex.

Genuphobia – Fear of Knees

Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia – Fear of Bridges or of Crossing Bridges.

Gerascophobia – Fear of Growing Old or Aging

Germanophobia – Fear of Germany or German Culture.

Gerontophobia – Fear of Growing Old, Aging or Old People. 

Geumaphobia or Geumophobia – Fear of Taste.

Glossophobia – Fear of Public Speaking.

Gnosiophobia – Fear of Knowledge.

Graphophobia – Fear of Writing or Handwriting

Gymnophobia – Fear of Nudity.

Gynophobia – Fear or Hatred of Women.


Hadephobia – Fear of Hell.

Hagiophobia – Fear of Saints or Holy Things.

Hamartophobia – Fear of Sinning.

Haphephobia or Haptephobia – Fear of Being Touched.

Harpaxophobia – Fear of Being Robbed

Hedonophobia – Fear of Having Pleasure.

Heliophobia – Fear of the Sun or Bright Light.

Hellenologophobia – Fear of Greek or Scientific Terminology.

Helminthophobia – Fear of Worms

Hemophobia, Hemaphobia or Hematophobia – Fear of Blood.

Hereiophobia – Fear of Challenges to Official Doctrine.

Heresyphobia – Fear of Challenges to Official Doctrine.

Herpetophobia – Fear of Reptiles

Heterophobia – Fear of the Opposite Sex. 

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – Fear of the Number 666

Hierophobia – Fear of Sacred Objects or Priests.

Hippophobia – Fear of Horses.

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia – Fear of Long Words

Hobophobia – Fear of Bums or Beggars.

Hodophobia – Fear of Travel.

Homichlophobia – Fear of Fog

Homilophobia – Fear of Sermons.

Hominophobia – Fear of Men.

Homophobia – Fear of Homosexuality.

Hoplophobia – Fear of Firearms

Hormephobia – Fear of Shock.

Hydrargyophobia – Fear of Mercurial Medicines.

Hydrophobia – Fear of Water or of Rabies.

Hydrophobophobia – Fear of Rabies.

Hyelophobia or Hyalophobia – Fear of Glass.

Hygrophobia – Fear of Liquids, Dampness, or Moisture.

Hylephobia – Fear of Materialism or of Epilepsy.

Hylophobia – Fear of Wood or Forests.

Hypengyophobia – Fear of Responsibility

Hypnophobia – Fear of Sleep or of Being Hypnotized.

Hypsiphobia or Hypsophobia – Fear of Height


Iatrophobia – Fear of Doctors.

Ichthyophobia – Fear of Fish

Iconophobia – Fear of Images or Icons.

Ideophobia – Fear of Ideas or Reasons.

Illyngophobia – Fear of Vertigo or Whirlpools.

Insectophobia – Fear of Insects

Iophobia – Fear of Poison or Being Poisoned.

Islamophobia – Fear, Hatred or Dislike of Islam or Muslims.

Isolophobia – Fear of Solitude or Being Alone.

Isopterophobia – Fear of Termites or Insects That Eat Wood.

Ithyphallophobia – Fear of Penises or Erections.


Japanophobia – Fear of Japan, Japanese People, or Culture.

Judeophobia – Fear of Jews.


Kainolophobia or Kainophobia – Fear of Anything New, Novelty.

Kakorrhaphiophobia – Fear of Failure or Defeat.

Katagelophobia – Fear of Ridicule

Kathisophobia – Fear of Sitting Down.

Katsaridaphobia – Fear of Cockroaches

Kenophobia – Fear of Empty Spaces

Keraunophobia – Fear of Thunder and Lightning

Kinesiophobia or Kinesophobia or Kinetophobia – Fear of Movement or Motion

Kleptophobia – Fear of Stealing.

Koimetrophobia – Fear of Cemeteries or Burial Grounds.

Koinoniphobia – Fear of Rooms Full of People.

Kolpophobia – Fear of Genitals, Particularly Female.

Kopophobia – Fear of Fatigue

Koniophobia – Fear of Dust

Kosmikophobia – Fear of Cosmic Phenomenon.

Kosmophobia – Fear of the Cosmos or Cosmic Events.

Kymophobia – Fear of Waves

Kynophobia – Fear of Dogs or Rabies.

Kyphophobia – Fear of Stooping.


Lachanophobia – Fear of Vegetables.

Laliophobia or Lalophobia – Fear of Speaking or Talking.

Leprophobia or Lepraphobia – Fear of Leprosy.

Leukophobia – Fear of the Color White.

Levophobia – Fear of Objects on the Left Side of the Body.

Lexigophobia – Fear of Words that are Difficult to Pronounce

Ligyrophobia – Fear of Loud or Shrill Noises.

Lilapsophobia – Fear of Tornadoes or Hurricanes.

Limnophobia – Fear of Lakes

Linonophobia – Fear of Strings.

Liticaphobia – Fear of Lawsuits.

Litigophobia – Fear of Lawsuits.

Lockiophobia – Fear of Childbirth.

Logizomechanophobia – Fear of Computers

Logophobia – Fear of Words

Loutrophobia – Fear of Bathing and Washing.

Luiphobia – Fear of Syphillis.

Lunaphobia – Fear of the Moon or Moonlight.

Lutraphobia – Fear of Otters

Lygophobia – Fear of Darkness.

Lyssophobia – Fear of Rabies or Madness.


Macrophobia – Fear of Long Waits

Maieusiophobia – Fear of Childbirth.

Mageirocophobia – Fear of Cooking.

Malaxophobia – Fear of Love Play. 

Maniaphobia – Fear of Insanity

Mastigaphobia or Mastigophobia – Fear of Punishment.

Mechanophobia – Fear of Machines.

Medomalacophobia – Fear of Losing an Erection.

Medomalacuphobia – Fear of Losing an Erection.

Medorthophobia – Fear of Penises or Erections.

Megalophobia – Fear of Large Objects

Melanophobia – Fear of the Color Black

Melissophobia – Fear of Bees.

Melophobia – Fear or Hatred of Music.

Meningitophobia – Fear of Brain Disease.

Menophobia – Fear of Menstruation.

Merinthophobia – Fear of Being Tied Up or Bound.

Metallophobia – Fear of Metal Objects.

Metathesiophobia – Fear of Changes.

Meteorophobia – Fear of Meteors or Meteorites.

Methyphobia – Fear of Alcohol

Metrophobia – Fear or Hatred of Poetry.

Microbiophobia – Fear of Microbes. 

Microphobia – Fear of Small Things.

Mnemophobia – Fear of Memories

Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia – Fear of Dirt Contamination.

Monatophobia – Fear of Dying Alone

Monopathophobia – Fear of Definite Disease.

Monophobia – Fear of Being Alone or Fear of Oneself.

Motorphobia – Fear of Automobiles

Mottephobia – Fear of Moths.

Muriphobia – Fear of Mice.

Musophobia – Fear of Mice

Mycophobia – Fear or Aversion to Mushrooms.

Mycrophobia – Fear of Small Things.

Myctophobia – Fear of Darkness.

Myrmecophobia – Fear of Ants

Mysophobia – Fear of Contamination and Germs.

Mythophobia – Fear of Myths or Stories or False Statements.

Myxophobia – Fear of Slime


Nebulaphobia – Fear of Fog

Necrophobia – Fear of Death or Dead Things.

Negrophobia – Fear of Dark-Skinned People.

Nelophobia – Fear of Glass.

Neopharmaphobia – Fear of New Drugs.

Neophobia – Fear of New Things or Ideas

Nephophobia – Fear of Clouds.

Noctiphobia – Fear of the Night.

Nomatophobia – Fear of Names.

Nomophobia – Fear of Being Without One’s Cellphone or Cellphone Service.

Nosocomephobia – Fear of Hospitals

Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia – Fear of Becoming Ill.

Nostophobia – Fear of Returning Home.

Novercaphobia – Fear of Your Step-Mother.

Nucleomitophobia or Nucleomituphobia – Fear of Nuclear Weapons.

Nudophobia – Fear of Nudity

Numerophobia – Fear of Numbers.

Nyctohylophobia – Fear of Dark Wooded Areas or of Forests at Night

Nyctophobia – Fear of Darkness.

Nymphophobia – Fear of Virgins or Young Girls.


Obesophobia – Fear of Gaining Weight.

Ochlophobia – Fear of Crowds

Ochophobia – Fear of Automobiles.

Octophobia – Fear of the Figure 8.

Odontophobia – Fear of Dentists or Dental Care.

Odynophobia or Odynephobia – Fear of Pain. 

Oenophobia or Oinophobia – Fear of Wines.

Oikophobia – Fear of Houses, Being Inside a House, Home Surroundings, or Domestic Items.

Olfactophobia – Fear of Smells.

Ombrophobia – Fear of Rain

Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia – Fear of Eyes.

Omphalophobia – Fear of Belly Buttons.

Oneirogmophobia – Fear of Wet Dreams.

Oneirophobia – Fear of Dreams.

Onomatophobia – Fear of Certain Words or Names.

Ophidiophobia or Ophiophobia – Fear of Snakes

Ophthalmophobia – Fear of Being Watched.

Opiophobia – A Physician’s Fear of Prescribing Pain Medications.

Optophobia – Fear of Opening One’s Eyes.

Ornithophobia – Fear of Birds.

Orthophobia – Fear of Impropriety or Property.

Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia – Fear of Smells.

Ostraconophobia – Fear of Shellfish

Ouranophobia – Fear of Heaven or the Sky.


Pagophobia – Fear of Ice or Frost.

Panophobia or Pantophobia – Fear of Everything.

Panthophobia – Fear of Suffering and Disease.

Papaphobia – Fear of the Pope.

Papyrophobia – Fear of Paper

Paralipophobia – Fear of Neglecting Responsibility.

Paraphobia – Fear of Sexual Perversion.

Parasitophobia – Fear of Parasites

Paraskavedekatriaphobia – Fear of Friday the 13th.

Parthenophobia – Fear of Virgins or Young Girls.

Parturiphobia – Fear of Childbirth.

Pathophobia – Fear of Suffering and Disease.

Patroiophobia – Fear of Heredity.

Peccatophobia – Fear of Sinning or Wrongdoing.

Pediculophobia – Fear of Lice

Pediophobia – Fear of Dolls.

Pedophobia – Fear of Children

Peladophobia – Fear of Bald People

Pellagrophobia – Fear of the Disease Pellagra.

Peniaphobia – Fear of Poverty

Pentheraphobia – Fear of Mothers-in-Law. 

Phagophobia – Fear of Eating or Swallowing.

Phalacrophobia – Fear of Becoming Bald.

Phallophobia – Fear of Penises or Erections. 

Pharmacophobia – Fear of Drugs or Medicine.

Phasmophobia – Fear of Ghosts

Phengophobia – Fear of Daylight or Sunshine.

Philemaphobia or Philematophobia – Fear of Kissing.

Philophobia – Fear of Falling in Love

Philosophobia – Fear of Philosophy and Learning.

Phobophobia – Fear of Phobias.

Phonophobia – Fear of Noises or Voices.

Photoaugliaphobia – Fear of Glaring Lights.

Photophobia – Fear of Light.

Phronemophobia – Fear of Thinking

Phthiriophobia – Fear of Lice. 

Phthisiophobia – Fear of Tuberculosis.

Placophobia – Fear of Tombstones

Plutophobia – Fear of Wealth.

Pluviophobia – Fear of Rain.

Pneumatiphobia – Fear of Spirits.

Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia – Fear of Choking or Being Smothered

Pocrescophobia – Fear of Gaining Weight. 

Pogonophobia – Fear of Beards

Poinephobia – Fear of Punishment.

Poliosophobia – Fear of Contracting Polio.

Politicophobia – Fear of Politicians.

Polyphobia – Fear of Many Things

Ponophobia – Fear of Overworking or Pain.

Porphyrophobia – Fear of the Color Purple.

Potamophobia – Fear of Rivers or Running Water.

Potophobia – Fear of Alcohol

Proctophobia – Fear of Rectums.

Prosophobia – Fear of Progress.

Psellismophobia – Fear of Stuttering

Psychophobia – Fear of Mind or Mental Illness.

Psychrophobia – Fear of Cold.

Pteromerhanophobia – Fear of Flying.

Pteronophobia – Fear of Being Tickled by Feathers

Pupaphobia – Fear of Puppets

Pyrexiophobia – Fear of Fever.

Pyrophobia – Fear of Fire


Quadraphobia – Fear of the Number Four.

Quadriplegiphobia – Fear of Quadriplegics or Fear of Becoming a Quadriplegic.

Quintaphobia – Fear of the Number Five


Radiophobia – Fear of Radiation

Ranidaphobia – Fear of Amphibians.

Rectophobia – Fear of Rectums.

Rhabdophobia – Fear of Being Punished.

Rhypophobia – Fear of Defecation.

Rhytiphobia – Fear of Wrinkles

Rupophobia – Fear of Dirt.

Russophobia – Fear of Russians.


Samhainophobia – Fear of Halloween

Sarmassophobia – Fear of Love Play. 

Satanophobia – Fear of Satan.

Scabiophobia – Fear of Scabies.

Scatophobia – Fear of Feces.

Scelerophibia – Fear of Bad Men, Burglars.

Scholionophobia-  Fear of School

Sciaphobia or Sciophobia – Fear of Shadows.

Scoleciphobia – Fear of Worms

Scopophobia or Scoptophobia – Fear of Being Watched.

Scotomaphobia – Fear of Blindness.

Scotophobia – Fear of Darkness

Scriptophobia – Fear of Writing in Public.

Selachophobia – Fear of Sharks.

Selaphobia – Fear of Flashing Lights.

Selenophobia – Fear of the Moon or Moonlight.

Seplophobia – Fear of Decaying Matter.

Sesquipedalophobia – Fear of Long Words.

Sexophobia – Fear of the Opposite Sex. 

Siderodromophobia – Fear of Trains

Siderophobia – Fear of Stars.

Sinistrophobia – Fear of Objects to the Left or Left-Handedness.

Sinophobia – Fear of Chinese People or Culture.

Sitiophobia or Sitophobia – Fear of Food.

Snakephobia – Fear of Snakes. 

Soceraphobia – Fear of Parents-in-Law.

Sociophobia – Fear of Society or People in General.

Somniphobia – Fear of Sleep

Sophophobia – Fear of Learning or Wisdom

Soteriophobia – Fear of Dependence on Others.

Spacephobia – Fear of Outer Space

Spectrophobia – Fear of Specters or Ghosts

Spermatophobia or Spermophobia – Fear of Sperm or Germs.

Spheksophobia – Fear of Wasps

Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia – Fear of Walking or Falling.

Staurophobia – Fear of Crosses or the Crucifix.

Stenophobia – Fear of Narrow Places or Spaces.

Stygiophobia or Stigiophobia – Fear of Hell.

Suriphobia – Fear of Mice

Symbolophobia – Fear of Symbolism

Symmetrophobia – Fear of Symmetry

Syngenesophobia – Fear of Relatives.

Syphilophobia – Fear of Syphilis.


Tachophobia – Fear of Speed

Taeniophobia or Teniophobia – Fear of Tapeworms.

Taphephobia or Taphophobia – Fear of Being Buried Alive

Tapinophobia – Fear of Being Contagious.

Taurophobia – Fear of Bulls

Technophobia – Fear or Dislike of Advanced Technology.

Teleophobia – Fear of Making Definite Plans

Telephonophobia – Fear of Telephones.

Teraphobia – Fear of Monsters

Teratophobia – Fear of Deformity.

Testophobia – Fear of Tests

Tetanophobia – Fear of Getting Tetanus.

Teutophobia – Fear of German or German Things.

Textophobia – Fear of Certain Fabrics.

Thaasophobia – Fear of Sitting

Thalassophobia – Fear of the Ocean

Thanatophobia or Thantophobia – Fear of Death or Dying.

Theatrophobia – Fear of Theatres.

Theologicophobia – Fear of Theology or Religious Studies.

Theophobia – Fear of a Single God, Gods or Religion.

Thermophobia – Fear of Heat

Thixophobia – Fear of Being Touched.

Tocophobia – Fear of Childbirth.

Tomophobia – Fear of Surgical Operations

Tonitrophobia – Fear of Thunder.

Topophobia – Fear of Certain Places or Situations.

Toxiphobia or Toxophobia or Toxicophobia – Fear of Poison or of Being Poisoned.

Traumatophobia – Fear of Injury

Tremophobia – Fear of Trembling.

Trichinophobia – Fear of Trichinosis.

Trichopathophobia or Trichophobia – Fear of Hair. 

Trionigophobia – Fear of Saws

Triskaidekaphobia – Fear of the Number 13.

Tropophobia – Fear of Moving or Making Changes.

Trypanophobia – Fear of Injections.

Trypophobia – Fear of Small Holes

Tuberculophobia – Fear of Tuberculosis

Tyrannophobia – Fear of Tyrants.


Uranophobia – Fear of Heaven or the Sky.

Urophobia – Fear of Urine or Urinating


Vaccinophobia – Fear of Vaccination

Venustraphobia – Fear of Beautiful Women

Verbophobia – Fear of Words

Verminophobia – Fear of Germs

Vermiphobia – Fear of Worms.

Vestiphobia – Fear of Clothing

Virginitiphobia – Fear of Rape.

Vitricophobia – Fear of One’s Stepfather.


Walloonophobia – Fear and Prejudice Towards Walloons

Walloonphobia – Fear and Prejudice Towards Walloons.

Wiccophobia – Fear of Witches and Witchcraft.

Wiccaphobia – Fear of Witches and Witchcraft


Xanthophobia – Fear of the Color Yellow

Xenoglossophobia – Fear of Foreign Languages

Xenophobia – Fear of Strangers or Foreigners.

Xerophobia – Fear of Dryness

Xeroxophobia – Fear of Using Anything Made by Xerox.

Xylophobia – Fear of Forests

Xyrophobia – Fear of Razors

X-ray Phobia – Fear of X-rays


Zelophobia – Fear of Jealousy

Zemmiphobia – Fear of the “Great Mole Rat”

Zeusophobia – Fear of Gods

Zoophobia – Fear of Animals