101 Quick And Interesting Phobia Facts

We often hear, or say that we have a real phobia of something. However, phobia is an actual recognized anxiety disorder, which can be very debilitating in every day life.

Imagine you have a phobia of spiders so bad you need to thoroughly check your room, and seal every nook and cranny with sticky tape, before you go to bed! Here are 101 interesting facts about phobia!

1. The fear of ridicule is known as katagelophobia.

2. The fear of solitude, being alone is known as isolophobia.

3. The fear of poison is known as iophobia.

4. The fear of veritgo is known as illyngophobia.

5. The fear of sleep is known as hypnophobia.

The fear of sleep is known as hypnophobia

6. The fear of liquids, dampness or moisture is known as hygrophobia.

7. The fear of water is known as hydrophobia.

8. The fear of shock is known as hormephobia.

9. The fear of firearms is known as hoplophobia.

10. The fear of the opposite sex is known as heterophobia.

11. The fear of blood is known as hemophobia.

12. The fear of cold is known as frigophobia.

13. The fear of fever is known as febriphobia.

14. The fear of being alone is known as eremophobia.

15. The fear of nosebleeds is known as epistaxiophobia.

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16. The fear of vomiting is known as emetophobia.

17. The fear of mirrors is known as eistrophobia.

18. The fear of accidents is known as dystychiphobia.

19. The fear of diabetes is known as diabetophobia.

20. The fear of dentists is known as dentophobia.

21. The fear of insanity is known as dementophobia.

22. The fear of precipices is known as cremnophobia.

The fear of precipices is known as cremnophobia

23. The fear of being enclosed is known as clithrophobia.

24. The fear of enclosed spaces is known as claustrophobia.

25. The fear of being locked in an enclosed place is known as cleithrophobia.

26. The fear of food is known as cibophobia.

27. The fear of chemicals is known as chemophobia.

28. The fear of cold is known as cheimaphobia.

29. The fear of thunder is known as ceraunophobia.

30. The fear of plants is known as botanophobia.

31. The fear of depth is known as bathophobia.

32. The fear of reptiles is known as bactrachophobia.

33. The fear of disorder or untidiness is known as ataxophobia.

34. The fear of stars and celestial space is known as astrophobia.

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35. The fear of bees is known as apiphobia.

36. The fear of people is known as anthrophobia.

37. The fear of becoming angry is known as angrophobia.

38. The fear of kidney disease is known as albuminurophobia.

39. The fear of darkness is known as achluophobia.

40. Sitophobia is the fear of food.

Sitophobia is the fear of food

41. Scelerophibia is the fear of bad men.

42. Molysmophobia is the fear of dirt.

43. Kinetophobia is the fear of movement.

44. Hygrophobia is the fear of liquids, dampness.

45. Soteriophobia is the fear of dependence on others.

46. Somniphobia is the fear of sleep.

47. Sitophobia is the fear of food eating.

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48. Scotophobia is the fear of darkness.

49. Schlionophobia is the fear of school.

50. Samhainophobia is the fear of halloween.

51. Pyrophobia is the fear of fire.

52. Potophobia is the fear of alcohol.

53. Poinephobia is the fear of punishment.

54. Pocrescophobia is the fear of gaining weight.

55. Pinigerophobia is the fear of smothering.

Pinigerophobia is the fear of smothering

56. Phthisiophobia is the fear of tuberculosis.

57. Cynophobia is the fear of dogs

58. Pharmacophobia is the fear of drugs.

59. Pharmacophobia is the fear of taking medicine.

60. Peccatophobia is the fear of sinning.

61. Pathophobia is the fear of disease.

62. Parturiphobia is the fear of childbirth.

63. Ophthalmophobia is the fear of being stared at.

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64. Ophidiophobia is the fear of snakes.

65. Odynephobia is the fear of pain.

66. Myrmecophobia is the fear of ants.

67. Mnemophobia is the fear of memories.

68. Metrophobia is the fear of poetry.

69. Melanophobia is the fear of the color black.

70. Mechanophobia is the fear of machines.

71. Megalophobia is the fear of large things.

72. Mageirocophobia is the fear of cooking.

Mageirocophobia is the fear of cooking

73. Lutraphobia is the fear of otters.

74. Logophobia is the fear of words.

75. Logizomechanophobia is the fear of computers.

76. Liticaphobia is the fear of lawsuits.

77. Leukophobia is the fear of the color white.

78. Ligyrophobia is the fear of loud noises.

79. Lachanophobia is the fear of vegetables.

80. Kymophobia is the fear of waves.

81. Kosmikophobia is the fear of cosmic phenomenon.

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82. Koinoniphobia is the fear of rooms.

83. Koniophobia is the fear of dust.

84. Kleptophobia is the fear of stealing.

85. Keraunophobia is the fear of thunder.

86. Kainolophobia is the fear of novelty.

87. Isolophobia is the fear of solitude, being alone.

88. Isopterophobia is the fear of termites.

89. Insectophobia is the fear of insects.

90. Iophobia is the fear of poison.

91. Ideophobia is the fear of ideas.

92. Hypsiphobia is the fear of height.

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93. Iatrophobia is the fear of going to the doctor.

94. Ichthyophobia is the fear of fish.

95. Hylophobia is the fear of forests.

96. Hypengyophobia is the fear of responsibility.

Hypengyophobia is the fear of responsibility

97. Hydrophobia is the fear of water.

98. Hydrophobophobia is the fear of rabies.

99. Hoplophobia is the fear of firearms.

100. Hominophobia is the fear of men.

101. Homichlophobia is the fear of fog.

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