Phobias and Fears

A slightly difficult list of phobias from the "Common Words" list of www.onelook.com
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  1. acarophobia
    a morbid fear of small insects
  2. acousticophobia
    a morbid fear of sounds including your own voice
  3. acrophobia
    a morbid fear of great heights
  4. agoraphobia
    a morbid fear of open spaces
  5. ailurophobia
    a morbid fear of cats
  6. algophobia
    a morbid fear of pain
  7. androphobia
    a morbid fear of men
  8. aquaphobia
    a morbid fear of drowning
  9. arachnophobia
    a morbid fear of spiders
  10. astraphobia
    a morbid fear of thunder and lightning
  11. automysophobia
    a morbid fear of being dirty
  12. claustrophobia
    a morbid fear of being closed in a confined space
  13. cryophobia
    a morbid fear of freezing
  14. cyberphobia
    irrational fear of computers or technology
  15. cynophobia
    a morbid fear of dogs
  16. entomophobia
    a morbid fear of insects
  17. gynophobia
    a morbid fear of women
  18. homophobia
    prejudice against homosexual people and homosexuality
  19. hydrophobia
    a morbid fear of water
  20. hypnophobia
    a morbid fear of falling asleep
  21. lepidophobia
    a morbid fear of snakes
  22. musophobia
    a morbid fear of mice
  23. mysophobia
    a morbid fear of dirt or contamination
  24. neophobia
    a morbid fear of novelty
  25. nyctophobia
    a morbid fear of night or darkness
  26. phobia
    an anxiety disorder characterized by irrational fear
  27. phobophobia
    a morbid fear of developing a phobia
  28. phonophobia
    a morbid fear of sounds including your own voice
  29. photophobia
    pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light
  30. pyrophobia
    a morbid fear of fire
  31. satanophobia
    an abnormal fear of Satan
  32. taphephobia
    a morbid fear of being buried alive
  33. technophobia
    dislike for new technology
  34. thanatophobia
    a morbid fear of death
  35. traumatophobia
    a morbid fear of battle or physical injury
  36. triskaidekaphobia
    a morbid fear of the number 13
  37. xenophobia
    a fear of foreigners or strangers
  38. zoophobia
    a morbid fear of animals
Created on February 10, 2013 (updated February 11, 2013)

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