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A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder defined by a persistent and excessive fear of an object or a situation.There are 3 types of phobia,namely:Specific phobia,Social phobia and Agorophobia.

Synonyms:Abnormal fear,Terror,Obsessive fear etc.

Each and every individual has something he or she fears in this world.Whether its s common fear of cockroach,cat,dog or the natural fear of height.Everyone has a fear he or she fights everyday or once in a lifetime.

Below are some phobias.

A

Achluophobia -Fear of darkness.

Autophobia -Fear of being alone.

Atychiphobia -Fear of failure.

Aphenphosmphobia -Fear of intimacy.

Astraphobia -Fear of thunder and lightning.

Atelophobia -Fear of imperfection.

Androphobia -Fear of men.

Acrophobia -Fear of height.

Agoraphobia -Fear of crowd.


B

Barophobia -Fear of gravity.

Bathmophobia -Fear of stairs.


C

Cacophobia -Fear of ugliness.

Catoptrophobia -Fear of mirrors.

Chromophobia -Fear of colours.

Claustrophobia -Fear of crowded places.


D

Domatophobia -Fear of houses.

Dystychiphobia -Fear of accidents.

Didaskaleinophobia -Fear of going to school.


E

Ecophobia -Fear of the home.

Equinophobia -Fear of horses.


G

Gamophobia -Fear of marriage.

Glossophobia -Fear of speaking in public.

Gynophobia -Fear of women.

Graphophobia -Fear of writing.


H

Heliophobia -Fear of the sun.

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia -Fear of long words.

Hydrophobia -Fear of water.


I

Iatrophobia


L

Lockiophobia -Fear of childbirth.


M

Mageirocophobia -Fear of cooking.

Megalophobia -Fear of large things.

Melanophobia -Fear of the colour black.

Mysophobia -Fear of germs and dirt.


N

Necrophobia -Fear of death.

Noctiphobia -Fear of the night.


O

Obesophobia -Fear of gaining weight.

Octophobia -Fear of the figure 8.

Ombrophobia -Fear of rain.

Onomatophobia -Fear of hearing a certain word or name.


P

Pedophobia -Fear of children.

Philematophobia -Fear of kissing.

Philophobia -Fear of love.

Phobophobia -Fear of phobias.

Pyrophobia -Fear of fire.


S

Scoptophobia -Fear of being stared at.

Scolionophobia -Fear of school.

Scriptophobia -Fear of writing in public.


T

Tachophobia -Fear of speed.

Trypophobia -Fear of holes.


V

Venustraphobia -Fear of beautiful women.


X

Xenophobia -Fear of strangers.

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