Phobia‘Phobia’ appears to be a negative unwanted word. It has been defined differently by different people in different contexts. Phobia can be clinical, social or of any other type. Phobias may be memories passed down through generations in DNA.

In simple words, it is an extreme or irrational fear of or dislike for something or situation, especially one that cannot be reasonably explained.

But one thing is sure that every phobia is not serious or dangerous, some are really funny, commonly found in us or people around us. Just read on to find which one you can relate to or your friend or near and dear one can be related to:

  • Venustraphobia: fear of beautiful women.beautiful woman
  • Aphephobia: fear of being touched.
  • Aquaphobia: an abnormal fear of water, especially because of the possibility of drowning.

 

 

 

  • Nomophobia: fear of losing cell phone contact or losing your signal.mobile phone
  • Soteriophobia: fear of becoming dependent on someone else.
  • Sociophobia: fear of being judged by society.

 

 

 

 

  • Gamophobia: fear of getting married.marriage
  • Spectrophobia: fear of looking at his/her own reflection in a mirror.
  • Athazagoraphobia: fear of being forgotten.

 

 

 

 

  • Gelotophobia: fear of being laughed at.laughter
  • Ereuthophobia: fear of red lights.
  • Dextrophobia: fear of having objects situated to the right.
  • Tachophobia: fear of speed ,riding in cars or trains.

 

 

 

  • Arithmophobia: fear of maths, certain numbers, calculations etc.numbers
  • Bathophobia: fear of depth.
  • Sophophobia: fear of learning anything new.
  • Ablutophobia: fear of washing or bathing.

 

 

 

  • Chorophobia: fear of dancing.dancing
  • Mageirocophobia: fear of cooking.
  • Scriptophobia: fear of writing in public.
  • Chemophobia: fear of all chemicals and preference for natural elements.

 

 

 

  • Arachnophobia: a morbid fear of spiders.
  • Didaskaleinophobia: fear of going to school.
  • Astraphobia: fear of lightning.
  • Barophobia: fear of gravity.
  • Bibliophobia: fear of books.
  • Chionophobia: an abnormal fear or dislike of snow.
  • Electrophobia: fear of electricity.
  • Entomophobia: fear of insects.
  • Zoophobia: fear of animals.
  • Ergasiophobia: an abnormal fear of work.
  • Gerontophobia: fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly.
  • Glossophobia: fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
  • Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia: fear of the number 666.
  • Ipovlopsychophobia: fear of having one’s photograph taken.
  • Lipophobia: fear/avoidance of fats in food.
  • Mysophobia: fear of germs, contamination or dirt.
  • Hoplophobia: fear of weapons, specifically firearms.
  • Necrophobia: fear of death and/or the dead.
  • Nosocomephobia: fear of hospitals.
  • Nosophobia: fear of contracting a disease.
  • Obesophobia: fear of obesity.
  • Ombrophobia: fear of rain.
  • Ophthalmophobia: fear of being stared at.
  • Ornithophobia: fear of birds.
  • Pharmacophobia: fear of medications.
  • Pyrophobia: fear of fire.
  • Tonitrophobia: fear of thunder.
  • Xenophobia: fear of strangers or foreigners.
  • Syngenesophobia: fear of relatives.
  • Xerophobia: fear of dryness.
  • Philophobia: fear of Love.
  • Mageirocophobia: fear of cooking.
  • Sophophobia: fear of learning anything new have sophophobia.
  • Deipnophobia: fear of Dinner Parties.
  • Pentheraphobia: fear of Your Mother In-Law.
  • Mnemophobia: fear of memories.
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia: fear of Long Words.

Above all ,the condition described as a rare disorder is the fear of having a phobia, called Phobophobia.

 

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