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Phobias

The word “-phobia” is an English suffix of Greek origin. A ‘phobia’ is an irrational or excessive fear of something. Here is a list of phobias –

Fear of

Phobia

Accidents

Dystychiphobia

Aeroplanes/ Flying

Aerophobia

Animals

Zoophobia

Baldness

Phalacrophobia

Blood

Haemophobia, Haematophobia

Confined spaces

Claustrophobia

Crossing streets

Dromophobia

Crowds

Demophobia

Dark

Nyctophobia, Lygophobia

Death/ dead bodies

Necrophobia, Thanatophobia

Dentists

Dentophobia

Depths/ deep places

Bathophobia

Dogs

Cynophobia

Electricity

Electrophobia

Fire

Pyrophobia

Germs

Verminophobia

Ghosts

Phasmophobia

Heights

Acrophobia

Hospitals

Nosocomephobia

Illness

Pathophobia

Injections

Trypanophobia

Lightning

Astrapophobia

Loneliness

Monophobia

Machines

Mechanophobia

Madness/ Insanity

Maniaphobia

New things

Neophobia

Old age

Gerascophobia

Open spaces/ going out in public

Agoraphobia

Outer space

Spacephobia

Pain

Algophobia

Sharks

Galeophobia

Snakes

Ophidiophobia

Society or people in general

Sociophobia

Speaking/ public speaking

Lalophobia, Glossophobia

Surgery

Tomophobia

Vehicles

Ochophobia

Voids or empty spaces

Kenophobia

Water

Hydrophobia