List of Phobias – Common phobias from A to Z

What is Phobia?

A phobia is fear of a specific object, situation, or activity. It goes beyond a typical fear response and can cause intense anxiety or panic when faced with a phobic stimulus. Phobias can cause significant distress and can impact a person’s daily life, often requiring therapy or treatment to manage.

List of common 99 phobias

1.Acrophobia Fear of heights.
2.Arachnophobia Fear of spiders.
3.Claustrophobia Fear of confined spaces.
4.Agoraphobia Fear of situations where escape might be difficult or help unavailable.
5.Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes.
6.Trypophobia Fear of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps.
7.Cynophobia Fear of dogs.
8.Hemophobia Fear of blood.
9.Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) Fear of social situations and scrutiny by others.
10.Mysophobia Fear of germs or dirt.
11.Astraphobia Fear of thunder and lightning.
12.Nomophobia Fear of being without a mobile phone or being unable to use it.
13.Ergophobia Fear of work or functioning.
14.Xenophobia Fear or dislike of strangers or foreigners.
15.Triskaidekaphobia Fear of the number 13.
16.Glossophobia Fear of public speaking.
17.Thanatophobia Fear of death or dying.
18.Pteromerhanophobia Fear of flying.
19.Ablutophobia Fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning.
20.Automatonophobia Fear of human-like figures, such as mannequins, robots, or animatronics.
21.Coulrophobia Fear of clowns.
22.Nyctophobia Fear of darkness or night.
23.Zoophobia Fear of animals.
24.Emetophobia Fear of vomiting.
25.Entomophobia Fear of insects.
26.Phonophobia Fear of loud noises or sounds.
27.Aquaphobia Fear of water.
28.Nosophobia Fear of contracting a disease.
29.Ephebiphobia Fear of teenagers or adolescence.
30.Ornithophobia Fear of birds.
31.Taphophobia Fear of being buried alive.
32.Genuphobia Fear of knees or kneeling.
33.Pogonophobia Fear of beards.
34.Aichmophobia Fear of needles or pointed objects.
35.Coulrophobia Fear of clowns.
36.Chromophobia Fear of colors.
37.Ligyrophobia Fear of loud noises.
38.Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia Fear of long words.
39.Pediophobia Fear of dolls.
40.Selenophobia Fear of the moon.
41.Anuptaphobia Fear of staying single or unmarried.
42.Chronophobia Fear of time or time passing.
43.Necrophobia Fear of death or dead things.
44.Anginophobia Fear of choking or narrowness.
45.Emetophobia Fear of vomiting.
46.Coulrophobia Fear of clowns.
47.Nyctohylophobia Fear of dark wooded areas or forests at night.
48.Phasmophobia Fear of ghosts.
49.Selachophobia Fear of sharks.
50.Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia Fear of the number 666.
51.Dermatophobia Fear of skin diseases.
52.Athazagoraphobia Fear of being forgotten or ignored.
53.Mageirocophobia Fear of cooking.
54.Amaxophobia Fear of riding in a car.
55.Heliophobia Fear of the sun or sunlight.
56.Chiroptophobia Fear of bats.
57.Catoptrophobia Fear of mirrors.
58.Eisoptrophobia Fear of mirrors or seeing oneself in a mirror.
59.Haphephobia Fear of being touched.
60.Athazagoraphobia Fear of being forgotten or ignored.
61.Ombrophobia Fear of rain or being rained on.
62.Philophobia Fear of falling in love or emotional attachment.
63.Spheksophobia Fear of wasps.
64.Gymnophobia Fear of nudity.
65.Scriptophobia Fear of writing in public.
66.Euphobia Fear of good news.
67.Arithmophobia Fear of numbers.
68.Barophobia Fear of gravity.
69.Astrophobia Fear of stars or celestial space.
70.Spectrophobia Fear of mirrors or one’s own reflection.
71.Theophobia Fear of God or religion.
72.Kakorrhaphiophobia Fear of failure or defeat.
73.Geniophobia Fear of chins.
74.Koinoniphobia Fear of rooms full of people.
75.Phobophobia Fear of fear or developing a phobia.
76.Spectrophobia Fear of ghosts or specters.
77.Papyrophobia Fear of paper.
78.Bibliophobia Fear of books.
79.Deipnophobia Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
80.Venustraphobia Fear of beautiful women.
81.Verbophobia Fear of words.
82.Tocophobia Fear of childbirth or pregnancy.
83.Iatrophobia Fear of doctors or going to the doctor.
84.Myrmecophobia Fear of ants.
85.Xylophobia Fear of wooden objects or forests.
86.Apeirophobia Fear of infinity.
87.Coitophobia Fear of sexual intercourse.
88.Paraskavedekatriaphobia Fear of Friday the 13th.
89.Athazagoraphobia Fear of being forgotten or ignored.
90.Allodoxaphobia Fear of opinions.
91.Rhytiphobia Fear of getting wrinkles.
92.Symmetrophobia Fear of symmetry or symmetrical things.
93.Zemmiphobia Fear of the great mole rat.
94.Cibophobia Fear of food or eating.
95.Nomatophobia Fear of names.
96.Phronemophobia Fear of thinking.
97.Papaphobia Fear of the Pope or the papacy.
98.Novercaphobia Fear of stepmothers.
99.Zelophobia Fear of jealousy or jealousy itself.
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