Funny Phobias

I was messing around online, like always, when I found myself being side tracked looking at different phobias. These were some of the Funny ones I found.

Ablutophobia – fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning.
Agyrophobia – fear of crossing roads.
Aichmophobia – fear of sharp or pointed objects (as a needle, knife or a pointing finger).
Algophobia – fear of pain.
Androphobia – fear of men.
Anthropophobia – fear of people or being in a company, a form of social phobia.
Anthophobia – fear of flowers.
Aquaphobia – fear of water.
Bacillophobia, Bacteriophobia, Microbiophobia – fear of microbes and bacteria.
Catoptrophobia – fear of mirrors or of one’s own reflection.
Chorophobia – fear of dancing.
Coulrophobia – fear of clowns (not restricted to evil clowns).
Decidophobia – fear of making decisions.
Dental phobia, Dentophobia, Odontophobia – fear of dentists and dental procedures
Emetophobia – fear of vomiting.
Gephyrophobia – fear of bridges.
Gynophobia – fear of women.
Haptephobia – fear of being touched.
Heliophobia – fear of sunlight.
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia – fear of the number 666.
Ligyrophobia – fear of loud noises.
Megalophobia – fear of large/oversized objects.
Neophobia, Cainophobia, Cainotophobia, Cenophobia, Centophobia, Kainolophobia, Kainophobia – fear of newness, novelty.
Nomophobia – fear of being out of mobile phone contact.
Osmophobia, Olfactophobia – fear of smells.
Paraskavedekatriaphobia, Paraskevidekatriaphobia, Friggatriskaidekaphobia – fear of Friday the 13th.
Panphobia – fear of everything or constantly afraid without knowing what is causing it.
Phasmophobia – fear of ghosts, spectres or phantasms.
Phagophobia – fear of swallowing.
Phobophobia – fear of having a phobia.
Phonophobia – fear of loud sounds.
Pyrophobia – fear of fire.
Radiophobia – fear of radioactivity or X-rays.
Scopophobia – fear of being looked at or stared at.
Somniphobia – fear of sleep.
Spectrophobia – fear of mirrors and one’s own reflections.
Taphophobia – fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive.
Technophobia – fear of technology (see also Luddite).
Telephone phobia, fear or reluctance of making or taking phone calls.
Tetraphobia – fear of the number 4.
Traumatophobia – a synonym for injury phobia, a fear of having an injury
Triskaidekaphobia, Terdekaphobia – fear of the number 13.
Workplace phobia – fear of the work place.

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