Without further ado: A list of phobias

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I found a list of phobias in the Hilton Head telephone book yellow pages. This struck me as a curious inclusion. There were other trivial items included as well. I suppose the purpose of these additions is to give the caller something to ponder while she dials and waits for the business to answer. Who would just randomly read through the yellow pages though? The list I saw was very short, it did include Bibiophobia, and honestly I never thought something like that existed. It's inconceivable! Instead of making a link to a page that I found, I copied some of the content here. It was an annoying page. Bad aesthetic, i.e. choice of colors, and one of those nasty script? things that makes your mouse do weird traily things. But, The Phobia List is pretty cool, for future reference.

ablutophobia: fear of washing or bathing
acarophobia: fear of itching
acerophobia: fear of sourness
achluophobia: fear of darkness
acousticophobia: fear of noise
acrophobia: fear of heights
aeroacrophobia: fear of open high places
aeronausiphobia: fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness
aerophobia: fear of drafts
aeruophobia: fear of flying
agliophobia: fear of pain
agoraphobia: fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places
agraphobia: fear of sexual abuse
agrizoophobia: fear of wild animals
agyrophobia: fear of streets or crossing the street
aichmophobia: fear of needles or pointed objects
ailurophobia: fear of cats
albuminurophobia: fear of kidney disease
alektorophobia: fear of chickens
algophobia: fear of pain
alliumphobia: fear of garlic
allodoxaphobia: fear of opinions
altophobia: fear of heights
amathophobia: fear of dust
amaxophobia: fear of riding in a car
amaxophobia: fear of vehicals
ambulophobia: fear of walking
amnesiphobia: fear of amnesia
amychophobia: fear of scratches or being scratched
anablephobia: fear of looking up
ancraophobia: fear of wind
androphobia: fear of men
anemophobia: fear of air drafts or wind
anginophobia: fear of angina, choking or narrowness
anglophobia: fear of England, English culture, etc
angrophobia: fear of becoming angry
ankylophobia: fear of immobility of a joint
anthophobia: fear of flowers
anthrophobia: fear of people
anthropophobia: fear of people or society
antlophobia: fear of floods
anuptaphobia: fear of staying single
apeirophobia: fear of infinity
aphenphosmphobia: fear of being touched
apiphobia: fear of bees
apotemnophobia: fear of persons with amputations
arachibutyrophobia: fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth
arachnophobia: fear of spiders
arithmophobia: fear of numbers
arrhenphobia: fear of men
arsonphobia: fear of fire
asthenophobia: fear of fainting or weakness
astraphobia: fear of thunder and lightning
astrophobia: fear of stars and celestial space
asymmetriphobia: fear of asymmetrical things
ataxiophobia: fear of ataxia (muscular incoordination)
ataxophobia: fear of disorder or untidiness
atelophobia: fear of imperfection
atephobia: fear of ruin or ruins
athazagoraphobia: fear of being forgotten
atomosophobia: fear of atomic explosions
atychiphobia: fear of failure
aulophobia: fear of flutes
aurophobia: fear of gold
auroraphobia: fear of northern lights
autodysomophobia: fear of one that has a vile odor
automatonophobia: fear of animatronic creatures
autonysophobia: fear of being dirty
autophobia: fear of being alone or of oneself
aviophobia: fear of flying
bacillophobia: fear of microbes
bacteriophobia: fear of bacteria
bactrachophobia: fear of reptiles
ballistophobia: fear of missles or bullets
barophobia: fear of gravity
bathophobia: fear of depth
batonophobia: fear of plants
batophobia: fear of heights
batrachophobia: fear of amphibians
belonephobia: fear of pins and needles
bibiophobia: fear of books
blennophobia: fear of slime
bogyphobia: fear of the bogeyman
bolshephobia: fear of bolsheviks
botanophobia: fear of plants
bromidrosiphobia: fear of body smells
brontophobia: fear of thunder and lightning
bufonophobia: fear of toads
cacophobia: fear of ugliness
cainophobia: fear of newness, novelty
caligynephobia: fear of beautiful women
carcinophobia: fear of cancer
cardiophobia: fear of the heart
carnophobia: fear of meat
catagelophobia: fear of being ridiculed
catapedaphobia: fear of jumping from high and low places
cathisophobia: fear of sitting
catoptrophobia: fear of mirrors
cenophobia: fear of new things or ideas
ceraunophobia: fear of thunder
chaetophobia: fear of hair
cheimaphobia or cheimatophobia: fear of cold
chemophobia: fear of chemicals
cherophobia: fear of gaiety
chionophobia: fear of snow
chiraptophobia: fear of being touched
cholerophobia: fear of anger
chorophobia: fear of dancing
chrometophobia: fear of money
chromophobia: fear of colors
chronomentrophobia: fear of clocks
chronophobia: fear of time
cibophobia: fear of food
claustrophobia: fear of enclosed spaces
cleithrophobia: fear of being locked in an enclosed place
cleptophobia: fear of stealing
climacophobia: fear of stairs
clinophobia: fear of going to bed
clithrophobia: fear of being enclosed
cnidophobia: fear of stings
coimetrophobia: fear of cemeteries
cometophobia: fear of comets
contreltophobia: fear of sexual abuse
coprastasophobia: fear of constipation
coulrophobia: fear of clowns
cremnophobia: fear of precipices
cryophobia: fear of extreme cold, ice or frost
crystallophobia: fear of crystals or glass
cyberphobia: fear of computers or working on a computer
cyclophobia: fear of bicycles
cymophobia: fear of waves or wave like motions
cynophobia: fear of dogs
decidophobia: fear of making decisions
deipnophobia: fear of dining and dinner conversations
dementophobia: fear of insanity
demonophobia: fear of demons
demophobia: fear of crowds (Agoraphobia)
dendrophobia: fear of trees
dentophobia: fear of dentists
dermatophobia: fear of skin lesions
dermatosiophobia: fear of skin disease
dextrophobia: fear of objects at the right side of the body
diabetophobia: fear of diabetes
didaskaleinophobia: fear of going to school
dikephobia: fear of justice
dinophobia: fear of dizziness
diplophobia: fear of double vision
dipsophobia: fear of drinking
dishabiliophobia: fear of undressing in front of someone
domatophobia: fear of houses or being in a house
doraphobia: fear of fur or skins of animals
dromophobia: fear of crossing streets
dutchphobia: fear of the dutch
dysmorphophobia: fear of deformity
dystychiphobia: fear of accidents
ecclesiaphobia: fear of churches
ecclesiophobia: fear of church
eicophobia: fear of home surroundings
eistrophobia: fear of mirrors
electrophobia: fear of electricity
eleutherophobia: fear of freedom
elurophobia: fear of cats (Ailurophobia)
emetophobia: fear of vomiting
enetophobia: fear of pins
enochlophobia: fear of crowds
enosiophobia: fear of criticism
entomophobia: fear of insects
eosophobia: fear of dawn or daylight
epistaxiophobia: fear of nosebleeds
epistemophobia: fear of knowledge
equinophobia: fear of horses
eremophobia: fear of being oneself
eremophobia: fear of being alone
ereuthrophobia: fear of blushing
ergasiophobia: fear of surgical instruments
ergophobia: fear of work
erythrophobia: fear of the color red
euphobia: fear of hearing good news
febriphobia: fear of fever
felinophobia: fear of cats
francophobia: fear of france, french culture
frigophobia: fear of cold
galeophobia: fear of cats
gallophobia or galiophobia: fear France, French culture
gamophobia: fear of marriage
gatophobia: fear of cats
geliophobia: fear of laughter
geniophobia: fear of chins
genophobia: fear of sex
genuphobia: fear of knees
gephyrophobia: fear of crossing bridges
gerascophobia: fear of growing old
germanophobia: fear of Germany, German culture
gerontophobia: fear of old people or of growing old
geumaphobia: fear of taste
glossophobia: fear of speaking in public
gnosiophobia: fear of knowledge
graphophobia: fear of writing
gymnophobia: fear of nudity
gynophobia: fear of women
hadephobia: fear of hell
hagiophobia: fear of saints or holy things
hamartophobia: fear of sinning
haphephobia: fear of being touched
harpaxophobia: fear of being robbed
hedonophobia: fear of feeling pleasure
heliophobia: fear of the sun
hellenologophobia: fear of Greek terms
helminthophobia: fear of worms
hemophobia: fear of blood
herpetophobia: fear of reptiles
heterophobia: fear of the opposite sex (sexophobia)
hierophobia: fear of priests
hippophobia: fear of horses
hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia: fear of long words
hobophobia: fear of bums or beggars
hodophobia: fear of road travel
homichlophobia: fear of fog
homilophobia: fear of sermons
hominophobia: fear of men
homophobia: fear of sameness
hoplophobia: fear of firearms
hormephobia: fear of shock
hydrargyophobia: fear of mercurial medicines
hydrophobia: fear of water
hydrophobophobia: fear of rabies
hyelophobia or hyalophobia: fear of glass
hygrophobia: fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture
hylephobia: fear of materialism
hylophobia: fear of forests
hypengyophobia: fear of responsibility
hypnophobia: fear of sleep
hypsiphobia: fear of height
iatrophobia: fear of going to the doctor
ichthyophobia: fear of fish
ideophobia: fear of ideas
illyngophobia: fear of veritgo
insectophobia: fear of insects
iophobia: fear of poison
isolophobia: fear of solitude, being alone
isopterophobia: fear of termites
japanophobia: fear of Japanese
judeophobia: fear of Jews
kainolophobia: fear of novelty
kakorraphiaphobia: fear of failure
katagelophobia: fear of ridicule
kathisophobia: fear of sitting down
kenophobia: fear of voids
keraunophobia: fear of thunder
kinetophobia: fear of movement or motion
kleptophobia: fear of stealing
koinoniphobia: fear of rooms
koniophobia: fear of dust (Amathophobia)
kopophobia: fear of fatigue
kosmikophobia: fear of cosmic phenomenon
kymophobia: fear of waves
kynophobia: fear of rabies
kyphophobia: fear of stooping
lachanophobia: fear of vegetables
laliophobia: fear of speaking
leprophobia: fear of leprosy
leukophobia: fear of the color white
levophobia: fear of things to the left side of the body
ligyrophobia: fear of loud noises
lilapsophobia: fear of tornadoes and hurricanes
limnophobia: fear of lakes
linonophobia: fear of string
liticaphobia: fear of lawsuits
lockiophobia: fear of childbirth
logizomechanophobia: fear of computers
logophobia: fear of words
luiphobia: fear of lues, syphillis
lutraphobia: fear of otters
lygophobia: fear of darkness
lyssophobia: fear of rabies or of becoming mad
macrophobia: fear of long waits
mageirocophobia: fear of cooking
maieusiophobia: fear of childbirth
maniaphobia: fear of insanity
mastigophobia: fear of punishment
mechanophobia: fear of machines
megalophobia: fear of large things
melanophobia: fear of the color black
melissophobia: fear of bees
melophobia: fear or hatred of music
meningitophobia: fear of brain disease
menophobia: fear of menstruation
merinthophobia: fear of being bound or tied up
metallophobia: fear of metal
metathesiophobia: fear of changes
meteorophobia: fear of meteors
methyphobia: fear of alcohol
metrophobia: fear or hatred of poetry
microbiophobia: fear of microbes (bacillophobia)
microphobia: fear of small things
misophobia: fear of being contaminated with dirt of germs
mnemophobia: fear of memories
molysmophobia: fear of dirt or contamination
monopathophobia: fear of definite disease
monophobia: fear of solitude or being alone
monophobia: fear of one thing
motorphobia: fear of automobiles
mottephobia: fear of moths
musophobia: fear of mice
mycophobia: fear or aversion to mushrooms
mycrophobia: fear of small things
myctophobia: fear of darkness
myrmecophobia: fear of ants
mysophobia: fear of germs or contamination or dirt
mythophobia: fear of myths or stories or false statements
myxophobia: fear of slime (blennophobia)
nebulaphobia: fear of fog (homichlophobia)
necrophobia: fear of death
nelophobia: fear of glass
neopharmaphobia: fear of new drugs
neophobia: fear of anything new
nephophobia: fear of clouds
noctiphobia: fear of the night
nomatophobia: fear of names
nosemaphobia: fear of illness
nosocomephobia: fear of hospitals
nosophobia: fear of disease
nostophobia: fear of returning home
novercaphobia: fear of your step-mother
nucleomituphobia: fear of nuclear weapons
nudophobia: fear of nudity
numerophobia: fear of numbers
nyctophobia: fear of the dark or of night
obesophobia: fear of gaining weight
ochlophobia: fear of crowds or mobs
ochophobia: fear of vehicles
octophobia: fear of the figure 8
odontophobia: fear of teeth or dental surgery
odynephobia: fear of pain
oenophobia: fear of wines
oikophobia: fear of home surroundings, house
olfactophobia: fear of smells
ombrophobia: fear of rain
ommetaphobia: fear of eyes
oneirogmophobia: fear of wet dreams
oneirophobia: fear of dreams
onomatophobia: fear of hearing a certain word
ophidiophobia: fear of snakes
ophthalmophobia: fear of being stared at
optophobia: fear of opening one's eyes
ornithophobia: fear of birds
orthophobia: fear of property
osmophobia: fear of smells or odors
ostraconophobia: fear of shellfish
ouranophobia: fear of heaven
pagophobia: fear of ice or frost
panophobia: fear of everything
panthophobia: fear of suffering and disease
pantophobia: fear of fears
papaphobia: fear of the pope
papyrophobia: fear of paper
paralipophobia: fear of neglecting duty
paraphobia: fear of sexual perversion
parasitophobia: fear of parasites
paraskavedekatriaphobia: fear of Friday the 13th
parthenophobia: fear of virgins or young girls
parturiphobia: fear of childbirth
pathophobia: fear of disease
patroiophobia: fear of heredity
peccatophobia: fear of sinning (imaginary crime)
pediculophobia: fear of lice
pediophobia: fear of dolls
pedophobia: fear of children
peladophobia: fear of bald people
pellagrophobia: fear of pellagra
peniaphobia: fear of poverty
pentheraphobia: fear of mother-in-law
phagophobia: fear of swallowing
phalacrophobia: fear of becoming bald
phallophobia: fear of a penis, esp erect
pharmacophobia: fear of taking medicine
pharmacophobia: fear of drugs
phasmophobia: fear of ghosts
phengophobia: fear of daylight or sunshine
philemaphobia: fear of kissing
philophobia: fear of falling in love
philosophobia: fear of philosophy
phobophobia: fear of one's own fears
phonophobia: fear of noises or voices
photoaugliaphobia: fear of glaring lights
photophobia: fear of light
phronemophobia: fear of thinking
phthiriophobia: fear of lice (pediculophobia)
phthisiophobia: fear of tuberculosis
pinigerophobia: fear of smothering
placophobia: fear of tombstones
plutophobia: fear of wealth
pluviophobia: fear of rain or of being rained on
pneumatiphobia: fear of spirits
pnigophobia: fear of choking or being smothered
pocrescophobia: fear of gaining weight (obesophobia)
pogonophobia: fear of beards
poinephobia: fear of punishment
poliosophobia: fear of contracting poliomyelitis
politicophobia: fear of politicians
polyphobia: fear of many things
ponophobia: fear of overworking or of pain
porphyrophobia: fear of the color purple
potamophobia: fear of rivers or running water
potophobia: fear of alcohol
proctophobia: fear of rectum
prosophobia: fear of progress
psellismophobia: fear of stuttering
psychophobia: fear of mind
psychrophobia: fear of cold
pteromerhanophobia: fear of flying
pteronophobia: fear of being tickled by feathers
pupaphobia: fear of puppets pyrexiophobia
pyrophobia: fear of fire
radiophobia: fear of radiation, x-rays
ranidaphobia: fear of frogs
rhabdophobia: fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod
rhypophobia: fear of dirt
rhytiphobia: fear of getting wrinkles
russophobia: fear of Russians
samhainophobia: fear of Halloween
satanophobia: fear of satan
scelerophibia: fear of bad men, burglars
schlionophobia: fear of school
sciophobia: fear of shadows
scoleciphobia: fear of worms
scolionophobia: fear of school
scopophobia: fear of being stared at
scotomaphobia: fear of blindness in visual field
scotophobia: fear of darkness
scriptophobia: fear of writing in public
selaphobia: fear of light flashes
selenophobia: fear of the moon
seplophobia: fear of decaying matter
sesquipedalophobia: fear of long words
sexophobia: fear of the opposite sex
siderodromophobia: fear of trains
siderophobia: fear of stars
sinistrophobia: fear of things to the left, left-handed
sinophobia: fear of chinese, chinese culture
sitophobia: fear of food or eating
snakephobia: fear of snakes (ophidiophobia)
soceraphobia: fear of parents-in-law
social phobia: fear of being evaluated negatively
sociophobia: fear of society
somniphobia: fear of sleep
sophophobia: fear of learning
soteriophobia: fear of dependence on others
spacephobia: fear of outer space
spectrophobia: fear of specters or ghosts
spermophobia: fear of germs
spheksophobia: fear of wasps
stasibasiphobia: fear of standing or walking
staurophobia: fear of crosses or the crucifix
stenophobia: fear of narrow things or places
stygiophobia: fear of hell
suriphobia: fear of mice
symbolophobia: fear of symbolism
symmetrophobia: fear of symmetry
syngenesophobia: fear of relatives
syphilophobia: fear of syphilis
tachophobia: fear of speed
taeniophobia or teniophobia: fear of tapeworms
taphephobia: fear of being buried alive
tapinophobia: fear of being contagious
taurophobia: fear of bulls
technophobia: fear of technology
teleophobia: fear of definate plans
telephonophobia: fear of telephones
telosphobia: fear of being last
teratophobia: fear of bearing a deformed child
testophobia: fear of taking tests
tetanophobia: fear of lockjaw, tetanus
teutophobia: fear of German or German things
textophobia: fear of certain fabrics
thaasophobia: fear of sitting
thalassophobia: fear of the sea
thalassophobia: fear of the ocean
thanatophobia: fear of death or dying
theatrophobia: fear of theatres
theologicophobia: fear of theology
theophobia: fear of god(s) or religion
thermophobia: fear of heat
tocophobia: fear of pregnancy or childbirth
tomophobia: fear of surgical operations
tonitrophobia: fear of thunder
topophobia: fear of performing (stage fright)
toxiphobia: fear of poison
traumatophobia: fear of injury
tremophobia: fear of trembling
trichinophobia: fear of trichinosis
trichopathophobia: fear of hair
triskaidekaphobia: fear of the number 13
tropophobia: fear of moving or making changes
trumatophobia: fear of injury
trypannophobia: fear of inoculation, injections
trypanophobia: fear of injections
tuberculophobia: fear of tuberculosis
tyrannophobia: fear of tyrants
uranophobia: fear of heaven
urophobia: fear of urine or urinating
vaccinophobia: fear of vaccination
venustraphobia: fear of beautiful women
verbophobia: fear of words
verminophobia: fear of germs
vestiophobia: fear of clothing
virginitiphobia: fear of rape
vitricophobia: fear of step-father
walloonphobia: fear of the walloons
wiccaphobia: fear of witches and witchcraft
xanthophobia: fear of the color yellow
xenophobia: fear of strangers
xerophobia: fear of dryness
xylophobia: fear of wooden objects
zelophobia: fear of jealousy
zemmiphobia: fear of the great mole rat
zeusophobia: fear of god or gods
zoophobia: fear of animals

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