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    List of Phobias and their Meanings

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    1. Ablutophobia - Fear of washing or bathing.
    2. Acarophobia - Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.
    3. Acerophobia - Fear of sourness.
    4. Achluophobia - Fear of darkness.
    5. Acousticophobia - Fear of noise.
    6. Aeroacrophobia - Fear of open high places.
    7. Aeronausiphobia - Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
    8. Aerophobia - Fear of drafts, air swallowing, or airborne noxious substances.
    9. Agliophobia - Fear of pain.
    10. Agoraphobia - Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a safe place. Fear of crowds.
    11. Agraphobia - Fear of sexual abuse.
    12. Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals.
    13. Agyrophobia - Fear of streets or crossing the street.
    14. Aichmophobia - Fear of needles or pointed objects.
    15. Ailurophobia - Fear of cats.
    16. Albuminurophobia - Fear of kidney disease.
    17. Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
    18. Algophobia - Fear of pain.
    19. Alliumphobia - Fear of garlic.
    20. Allodoxaphobia - Fear of opinions.
    21. Altophobia - Fear of heights.
    22. Amathophobia - Fear of dust.
    23. Amaxophobia - Fear of riding in a car.
    24. Ambulophobia - Fear of walking.
    25. Amnesiphobia - Fear of amnesia.
    26. Amychophobia - Fear of scratches or being scratched.
    27. Anablephobia - Fear of looking up.
    28. Ancraophobia - Fear of wind.
    29. Androphobia - Fear of men.
    30. Anemophobia - Fear of air drafts or wind.
    31. Anemophobia - Fear of wind.
    32. Anginophobia - Fear of angina, choking of narrowness.
    33. Anglophobia - Fear of England, English culture, ect.
    34. Angrophobia - Fear of becoming angry.
    35. Ankylophobia - Fear of immobility of a joint.
    36. Anthophobia - Fear of flowers.
    37. Anthrophobia - Fear of flowers.
    38. Anthropophobia - Fear of people of society.
    39. Antlophobia - Fear of floods.
    40. Anuptaphobia - Fear of staying single.
    41. Apeirophobia - Fear of infinity.
    42. Aphenphosmphobia - Fear of being touched.
    43. Apiphobia - Fear of bees.
    44. Apotemnophobia - Fear of persons with amputations.
    45. Arachibutyrophobia - Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
    46. Arachnephobiba - Fear of spiders.
    47. Arachnophobia - Fear of spiders.
    48. Arithmophobia - Fear of numbers.
    49. Arrhenophobia - Fear of men.
    50. Arsonphobia - Fear of fire.
    51. Ashenophobia - Fear of fainting or weakness.
    52. Astraphobia - Fear of thunder and lightning.
    53. Astrapophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning.
    54. Astrophobia - Fear of stars and celestial space.
    55. Asymmetriphobia - Fear of asymmetrical things.
    56. Ataxiophobia - Fear of ataxia (muscular incoordination)
    57. Ataxophobia - Fear of disorder or untidiness.
    58. Atelophobia - Fear of imperfection.
    59. Atephobia - Fear of ruin or ruins.
    60. Athazagoraphobia - Fear of being forgotten or ignored or forgetting.
    61. Atomosophobia - Fear of atomic explosions.
    62. Atychiphobia - Fear of failure.
    63. Aulophobia - Fear of flutes.
    64. Aurophobia - Fear of gold.
    65. Auroraphobia - Fear of Northern Lights.
    66. Autodysomophobia - Fear that one has a vile odor.
    67. Automatonophobia - Fear of ventriloquist' s dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues-anything that falsely represents a sentient being.
    68. Automysophobia - Fear of being dirty.
    69. Autophobia - Fear of being alone or of oneself.
    70. Aviatophobia - Fear of flying.
    71. Aviophobia - Fear of flying.





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    List of phobias and their meanings: B


    1. Bacillophobia - Fear of microbes
    2. Bacteriophobia - Fear of bacteria.
    3. Balenephobia - Fear of pins and needles.
    4. Ballistophobia - Fear of missles or bullets.
    5. Barophobia - Fear of gravity.
    6. Basiphobia - Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.
    7. Basophobia - Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.
    8. Bathophobia - Fear of depth.
    9. Batonophobia - Fear of plants.
    10. Batophobia - Fear of heights or being close to high buildings.
    11. Batrachophobia - Fear of amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc.
    12. Bibliophobia - Fear of books.
    13. Blennophobia - Fear of slime.
    14. Bogyphobia - Fear of bogies or the bogeyman.
    15. Bolshephobia - Fear of Bulsheviks.
    16. Bromidrophobia - Fear of body smells.
    17. Bromidrosiphobia - Fear of body smells.
    18. Brontophobia - Fear of thunder and lightning.
    19. Bufonophobia - Fear of toads.



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    1. Cacophobia - Fear of ugliness.
    2. Cainophobia - Fear of newness, novelty.
    3. Cainotophobia - Fear of newness, novelty.
    4. Caligynephobia - Fear of beautiful women.
    5. Cancerophobia - Fear of cancer.
    6. Carcinophobia - Fear of cancer.
    7. Cardiophobia - Fear of the heart.
    8. Carnophobia - Fear of meat.
    9. Catagelophobia - Fear of being ridiculed.
    10. Catapedaphobia - Fear of jumping from high and low places.
    11. Cathisophobia - Fear of sitting.
    12. Catoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors.
    13. Cenophobia - Fear of new things or ideas.
    14. Centophobia - Fear of new things or ideas.
    15. Ceraunophobia - Fear of thunder.
    16. Chaetophobia - Fear of hair.
    17. Cheimaphobia - Fear of cold.
    18. Cheimatophobia - Fear of cold.
    19. Chemophobia - Fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.
    20. Cherophobia - Fear of gaiety.
    21. Chionophobia - Fear of snow.
    22. Chiraptophobia - Fear of being touched.
    23. Cholerophobia - Fear of anger or the fear of cholera.
    24. Chorophobia - Fear of dancing.
    25. Chrematophobia - Fear of money.
    26. Chromatophobia - Fear of colors.
    27. Chrometophobia - Fear of money.
    28. Chromophobia - Fear of colors.
    29. Chronomentrophobia - Fear of clocks.
    30. Chronophobia - Fear of time.
    31. Cibophobia - Fear of food.
    32. Claustrophobia - Fear of confined spaces.
    33. Cleisiophobia - Fear of being locked in an enclosed place.
    34. Cleithrophobia - Fear of being enclosed.
    35. Climacophobia - Fear of stairs, climbing or of falling downstairs.
    36. Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed.
    37. Clithrophobia - Fear of being enclosed.
    38. Cnidophobia - Fear of strings.
    39. Coimetrophobia - Fear of cemeteries.
    40. Coitophobia - Fear of coitus.
    41. Cometophobia - Fear of comets.
    42. Contreltophobia - Fear of sexual abuse.
    43. Coprastasophobia - Fear of constipation.
    44. Coprophobia - Fear of feces.
    45. Coulrophobia - Fear of clowns.
    46. Counterphobia - The preference by a phobic for fearful situations.
    47. Cremnophobia - Fear of precipices.
    48. Cryophobia - Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
    49. Crystallophobia - Fear of crystals or glass.
    50. Cyberphobia - Fear of computers or working on a computer.
    51. Cyclophobia - Fear of bicycles.
    52. Cymophobia - Fear of waves or wave like motions.
    53. Cynophobia - Fear of dogs or rabies.
    54. Cyprianophobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.
    55. Cypridophobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.
    56. Cyprinophobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.
    57. Cypriphobia - Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.




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    1. Daemonophobia - Fear of demons.
    2. Decidophobia - Fear of making decisions.
    3. Defecaloesiphobia - Fear of painful bowels movements.
    4. Deipnophobia - Fear of dining and dinner conversation.
    5. Dematophobia - Fear of skin lesions.
    6. Dementophobia - Fear of insanity.
    7. Demonophobia - Fear of demons.
    8. Demophobia - Fear of crowds.
    9. Dendrophobia - Fear of trees.
    10. Dentophobia - Fear of dentist.
    11. Dermatophathophobia - Fear of skin disease.
    12. Dermatophobia - Fear of skin disease.
    13. Dermatosiophobia - Fear of skin disease.
    14. Dextrophobia - Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
    15. Diabetophobia - Fear of diabetes.
    16. Didaskaleinophobia - Fear of going to school.
    17. Diderodromophobia - Fear of trains, railroads or train travel.
    18. Dikephobia - Fear of justice.
    19. Dinophobia - Fear of dizziness or whirlpools.
    20. Diplophobia - Fear of double vision.
    21. Dipsophobia - Fear drinking.
    22. Dishabiliophobia - Fear of undressing in front of someone.
    23. Domatophobia - Fear of houses or being in a home.
    24. Doraphobia - Fear of fur or skins of animals
    25. Dromophobia - Fear of crossing streets.
    26. Dutchphobia - Fear of the Dutch.
    27. Dysmorphophobia - Fear of deformity.
    28. Dystychiphobia - Fear of accidents.




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    1. Ecclesiophobia - Fear of church.
    2. Ecophobia - Fear of home.
    3. Eicophobia - Fear of home surroundings.
    4. Eisoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.
    5. Electrophobia - Fear of electricity.
    6. Eleutherophobia - Fear of freedom.
    7. Elurophobia - Fear of cats.
    8. Emetophobia - Fear of vomiting.
    9. Enetophobia - Fear of pins.
    10. Enissophobia - Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.
    11. Enochlophobia - Fear of crowds.
    12. Enosiophobia - Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.
    13. Entomophobia - Fear of insects.
    14. Eosophobia - Fear of dawn or daylight.
    15. Epistaxiophobia - Fear of nosebleeds.
    16. Epistemphobia - Fear of knowledge.
    17. Equinophobia - Fear of hourse.
    18. Eremophobia - Fear of being oneself or of lonliness.
    19. Ereuthophobia - Fear of redlights. Fear of blushing. Fear of red.
    20. Ereuthrophobia - Fear of blushing.
    21. Ergasiophobia - Fear of work or functioning. Surgeon's fear of operating.
    22. Ergophobia - Fear of work.
    23. Erotophobia - Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
    24. Erythrophobia - Fear of redlights. Fear of blushing. Fear of red.
    25. Erytophobia - Fear of redlights. Fear of blushing. Fear of red.
    26. Euphobia - Fear of hearing good news.
    27. Eurotophobia - Fear of female genitalia.




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    1. Febriphobia - Fear of fever.
    2. Felinophobia - Fear of cats.
    3. Fibriophobia - Fear of fever.
    4. Fibriphobia - Fear of fever.
    5. Francophobia - Fear of France, French culture.



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    1. Galeophobia - Fear of cats.
    2. Galiophobia - Fear of France, French culture.
    3. Gallophobia - Fear of France, French culture.
    4. Gamophobia - Fear of marriage.
    5. Gatophobia - Fear of cats.
    6. Geliophobia - Fear of laughter.
    7. Geniophobia - Fear of chins.
    8. Genophobia - Fear of sex.
    9. Genuphobia - Fear of knees.
    10. Gephydrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges.
    11. Gephyrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges.
    12. Gephysrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges.
    13. Gerascophobia - Fear of growing old.
    14. Germanophobia - Fear of Germany, German culture, etc.
    15. Gerontophobia - Fear of old people or of growing old.
    16. Geumaphobia - Fear of taste.
    17. Geumophobia - Fear of taste.
    18. Gnosiophobia - Fear of knowledge.
    19. Graphophobia - Fear of writing or hand writting.
    20. Gymnophobia - Fear of nudity.
    21. Gynephobia - Fear of women.
    22. Gynophobia - Fear of women.



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    1. Hadephobia - Fear of hell.
    2. Hagiophobia - Fear of saints or holy things.
    3. Hamartophobia - Fear of sinning.
    4. Haphephobia - Fear of being touched.
    5. Haptephobia - Fear of being touched.
    6. Harpaxophobia - Fear of being robbed.
    7. Hedonophobia - Fear of feeling pleasure.
    8. Heliophobia - Fear of the sun.
    9. Hellenologophobia - Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
    10. Helminthophobia - Fear of being infested with worms.
    11. Hemaphobia - Fear of blood.
    12. Hematophobia - Fear of blood.
    13. Hemophobia - Fear of blood.
    14. Hereiophobia - Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
    15. Heresyphobia - Fear of challenges to official doctrine or radical deviation.
    16. Herpetophobia - Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
    17. Heterophobia - Fear of the opposite sex.
    18. Hierophobia - Fear of priest or sacred things.
    19. Hippophobia - Fear of horses.
    20. Hippopotomonstroses quippedaliophobia - Fear of long words.
    21. Hobophobia - Fear of bums or beggars.
    22. Hodophobia - Fear of road travel.
    23. Homichlophobia - Fear of fog.
    24. Homilophobia - Fear of sermons.
    25. Hominophobia - Fear of men.
    26. Homophobia - Fear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.
    27. Hoplophobia - Fear of firearms.
    28. Hormephobia - Fear of shock.
    29. Hydrargyophobia - Fear of mercuial medicines.
    30. Hydrophobia - Fear of water of of rabies.
    31. Hydrophobophobia - Fear of rabies.
    32. Hyelophobia - Fear of glass.
    33. Hygrophobia - Fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.
    34. Hylephobia - Fear of materialism or the fear of epilepsy.
    35. Hylophobia - Fear of forests.
    36. Hynophobia - Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
    37. Hypegiaphobia - Fear of responsibility.
    38. Hypengyophobia - Fear of responsibility.
    39. Hypsiphobia - Fear of height.



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    1. Iatrophobia - Fear of going to the doctor or doctors.
    2. Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish.
    3. Ideophobia - Fear of ideas.
    4. Illyngophobia - Fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down.
    5. insectophobia - fear of insects.
    6. Iophobia - Fear of poison.
    7. Isolophobia - Fear of solitude, being alone.
    8. Isopterophobia - Fear of termites, insects that eat wood.



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    1. Japanophobia - Fear of Japanese.
    2. Judeophobia - Fear of Jews.



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