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Ablutophobiafear of bathing, washing, or cleaning
Acousticophobiafear of noise :a branch of phonophobia
Acrophobiafear of heights
Agoraphobiafear of open places
Agraphobiafear of sexual abuse
Agrizoophobiafear of wild animals, a branch of zoophobia
Agyrophobiafear of crossing the street
Aichmophobiafear of sharp or pointed objects (such as a needle or knife)
Ailurophobiafear of cats
Algophobiafear of pain
Amaxophobia, ochophobia, motorphobia, hamaxophobiafear of riding in a car
Amychophobiafear of being scratched
Androphobiafear of adult men[3]
Anthophobiafear of flowers
Anthropophobiafear of people or the company of people, a form of social phobia
Antlophobiafear of floods
Aquaphobiafear of water. Distinct from hydrophobia, a scientific property that makes chemicals averse to interaction with water, as well as an archaic name for rabies
Arachnophobiafear of spiders
Astraphobiafear of thunder and lightning
Atelophobiafear of not being good enough or imperfection[citation needed]
Atychiphobia, kakorrhaphiophobiafear of failure
Automatonophobiafear of anything that falsely represents a sentient being
Autophobiafear of isolation[4]
Aviophobia, aviatophobiafear of flying
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Barophobiafear of gravity
Bathmophobiafear of stairs or slopes
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Chaetophobiafear of hair
Chemophobiafear of chemicals
Chiroptophobiafear of bats
Chlorophobiafear of the color green[5]
Chromophobia, chromatophobiafear of colors
Chronophobiafear of time and time moving forward
Chrysophobiafear of the color orange[5]
Cibophobia, sitophobiaaversion to food, synonymous to anorexia nervosa
Claustrophobiafear of having no escape and being closed in
Cleithrophobiafear of being trapped[6]
Climacophobiafear of climbing
Coimetrophobiafear of cemeteries
Colorphobiafear or a strong aversion towards a particular color
Coprophobiafear of feces or defecation[3]
Coulrophobiafear of clowns (not restricted to evil clowns)
Cyanophobiafear of the color blue[5]
Cyberphobiafear of or aversion to computers and of learning new technologies
Cynophobiafear of dogs
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Decidophobiafear of making decisions
Dementophobiafear of becoming insane
Demonophobia, daemonophobiafear of demons
Dendrophobiasee hylophobia
Dentophobia, odontophobiafear of dentists and dental procedures
Dysmorphophobia, or body dysmorphic disordera phobic obsession with a real or imaginary body defect
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Ecclesiophobia :fear of churches
• Eurotophobia - fear of female genitals
• Eleutherophobia - fear of freedom
• Emetophobia :fear of vomiting
• Enochlophobia :fear of crowds
• Ergophobia, ergasiophobia :fear of work or functioning, or a surgeon's fear of operating
• Erotophobia :fear of sexual love or sexual abuse
• Erythrophobia, erytophobia, ereuthophobia :fear of the color red, or fear of blushing
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• Frigophobia :fear of becoming too cold
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• Gamophobia - fear of cohabitation, marriage or nuptials
• Gelotophobia :fear of being laughed at
• Gephyrophobia :fear of bridges
• Genophobia, coitophobia :fear of sexual intercourse
• Gerascophobia :fear of growing old or aging
• Gerontophobia :fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly
• Globophobia :fear of balloons
• Glossophobia :fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
• Gymnophobia :fear of nudity
• Gynophobia :fear of women
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• Halitophobia :fear of bad breath
• Haphephobia :fear of being touched
• Harpaxophobia :fear of being robbed
• Hedonophobia - fear of obtaining pleasure
• Heliophobia :fear of the sun or sunlight
• Hemophobia, haemophobia :fear of blood
• Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia :fear of the number 666
• Hoplophobia :fear of firearms
• Hylophobia, dendrophobia :fear of trees, forests or wood
• Hypnophobia, somniphobia :fear of sleep
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• Ichthyophobia :fear of fish, including fear of eating fish, or fear of dead fish
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• Kinetophobia, kinesophobia :fear of movement
• Kleptophobia, cleptophobia :fear of stealing or being robbed
• Koinoniphobia :fear of rooms or shared spaces
• Koumpounophobia :fear of buttons7
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• Leukophobia :fear of the color white
• Lilapsophobia :fear of tornadoes or hurricanes
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• Macrophobia - fear of waiting
• Mechanophobia :fear of machines
• Melanophobia :fear of the color black
• Melissophobia :fear of bees
• Methyphobia :fear of alcohol
• Monophobia :fear of being alone or isolated or of one's self
• Musophobia, murophobia, suriphobia :fear of mice or rats
• Myrmecophobia :fear of ants
• Mysophobia :fear of germs, contamination or dirt
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• Necrophobia :fear of death or the dead
• Neophobia, cainophobia, cainotophobia, centophobia, kainolophobia, kainophobia :fear of newness, novelty
• Nomophobia :fear of being out of mobile phone contact
• Nosocomephobia :fear of hospitals
• Nosophobia :fear of contracting a disease
• Nostophobia, ecophobia :fear of returning home
• Numerophobia, fear of numbers
• Nyctophobia, achluophobia, lygophobia, scotophobia :fear of darkness
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• Oikophobia :fear of home surroundings and household appliances
• Omphalophobia :fear of navels
• Oneirophobia :fear of dreams
• Ophthalmophobia :fear of being stared at
• Osmophobia, olfactophobia :fear of odors
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• Panphobia :fear of everything or constant fear of an unknown cause
• Parasitophobia :delusion of having a parasite infestation (Delusional parasitosis)
• Peniaphobia :fear of poverty
• Pediophobia :fear of dolls (a branch of automatonophobia: fear of humanoid figures)
• Phagophobia :fear of swallowing
• Phallophobia - fear of erections
• Pharmacophobia :fear of medications
• Phasmophobia :fear of ghosts or phantoms
• Philophobia :fear of love
• Phobophobia :fear of fear itself or of having a phobia
• Phonophobia :fear of loud sounds or voices
• Pogonophobia :fear of beards
• Pornophobia :fear of pornography
• Prosophobia :fear of progress
• Pupaphobia :fear of puppets
• Pyrophobia :fear of fire
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• Radiophobia :fear of radioactivity or X-rays
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• Sanguivoriphobia :fear of vampires
• Scriptophobia :fear of writing in public or of trying to write
• Scopophobia :fear of being looked at or stared at
• Sexophobia :fear of sexual organs or sexual activities
• Siderodromophobia :fear of trains or railroads
• Sociophobia :fear of people or social situations
• Spectrophobia :fear of mirrors
• Stasiphobia :fear of standing or walking
• Stygiophobia, stigiophobia, hadephobia :fear of Hell
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• Taphophobia, taphephobia :fear of the grave, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive
• Technophobia :fear of advanced technology (see also Luddite)
• Telephone phobia :fear or reluctance of making or taking telephone calls
• Tetraphobia :fear of the number 4
• Thalassophobia :fear of the sea, or fear of being in the ocean
• Thanatophobia :fear of dying
• Theophobia :fear of religion or gods
• Thermophobia :fear of heat
• Tokophobia :fear of childbirth or pregnancy
• Toxiphobia :fear of being poisoned
• Traumatophobia :a synonym for injury phobia: fear of having an injury
• Trichophobia :delusional fear of something in the roots of the hair that stops it from growing,8 or fear of hair loss
• Triskaidekaphobia, terdekaphobia :fear of the number 13
• Trypanophobia, belonephobia, enetophobia :fear of needles or injections
• Trypophobia :fear of holes or textures with a pattern of holes9
• Turophobia :fear of cheese10111213
• Tyrannophobia - fear of an oligarchy or dictatorship
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• Uranophobia, ouranophobia :fear of Heaven
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• Workplace phobia :fear of the workplace
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• Xanthophobia :fear of the color yellow
• Xenophobia :fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens
• Xylophobia, hylophobia, ylophobia :fear of trees, forests or wood
Animal phobias
Main article: Zoophobia
• Agrizoophobia :fear of wild animals
• Ailurophobia :fear/dislike of cats
• Apiphobia :fear/dislike of bees (also known as melissophobia, from the Greek melissa "bee")
• Arachnophobia :fear/dislike of spiders and other arachnids
• Batrachophobia :fear/dislike of frogs and other amphibians
• Chiroptophobia :fear/dislike of bats
• Cynophobia :fear/dislike of dogs
• Entomophobia :fear/dislike of insects
• Equinophobia, hippophobia :fear/dislike of horses
• Herpetophobia :fear/dislike of reptiles or amphibians
• Ichthyophobia :fear/dislike of fish
• Murophobia :fear/dislike of mice or rats
• Ophidiophobia :fear/dislike of snakes
• Ornithophobia :fear/dislike of birds
• Ranidaphobia :fear/dislike of frogs
• Scoleciphobia :fear of worms
• Selachophobia :fear of sharks
• Zoophobia :fear of animals