Know Your Phobia And Its Meaning

Its advicable to know your phobia and how to face it head on.

Ever noticed that you are scared of somethings but don’t know why? Here is the psychological reason why, but first of all know what your dealing with.

Meaning Of Phobia

A phobia is an irrational fear of something that’s unlikely to cause harm. The word itself comes from the Greek word phobos, which means fear or horror. Hydrophobia, for example, literally translates to fear of water. When someone has a phobia, they experience intense fear of a certain object or situation.

List Of Phobia And Its Meaning

1.Achluophobia- Fear of darkness
2.Acrophobia- Fear of heights
3.Aerophobia -Fear of flying
4.Algophobia- Fear of pain
5.Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens
6.Agoraphobia- Fear of public spaces or crowds
7.Aichmophobia- Fear of needles or pointed objects
8.Amaxophobia- Fear of riding in a car
9.Androphobia- Fear of men
10.Anginophobia -Fear of angina or choking
11.Anthophobia Fear of flowers
12.Anthropophobia- Fear of people or society
13.Aphenphosmphobia- Fear of being touched
14.Arachnophobia -Fear of spiders
15.Arithmophobia -Fear of numbers
16.Astraphobia- Fear of thunder and lightning
17.Ataxophobia- Fear of disorder or untidiness
18.Atelophobia -Fear of imperfection
19.Atychiphobia -Fear of failure
20.Autophobia -Fear of being alone

B
21.Bacteriophobia -Fear of bacteria
22.Barophobia -Fear of gravity
23.Bathmophobia -Fear of stairs or steep slopes
24.Batrachophobia- Fear of amphibians
25.Belonephobia -Fear of pins and needles
26.Bibliophobia- Fear of books
27.Botanophobia- Fear of plants

C
28.Cacophobia -Fear of ugliness
29.Catagelophobia- Fear of being ridiculed
30.Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors
31.Chionophobia -Fear of snow
32.Chromophobia -Fear of colors
33.Chronomentrophobia- Fear of clocks
34.Claustrophobia- Fear of confined spaces
35.Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns
36.Cyberphobia- Fear of computers
37.Cynophobia -Fear of dogs

D
38.Dendrophobia -Fear of trees
39.Dentophobia- Fear of dentists
40.Domatophobia- Fear of houses
41.Dystychiphobia- Fear of accidents

E
42.Ecophobia -Fear of the home
43.Elurophobia- Fear of cats
44.Entomophobia- Fear of insects
45.Ephebiphobia -Fear of teenagers
46.Equinophobia- Fear of horses
F, G
47.Gamophobia -Fear of marriage
48.Genuphobia- Fear of knees
49.Glossophobia- Fear of speaking in public
50.Gynophobia- Fear of women

H
51.Heliophobia- Fear of the sun
52.Hemophobia- Fear of blood
53.Herpetophobia- Fear of reptiles
54.Hydrophobia- Fear of water
55.Hypochondria -Fear of illness

I-K
56.Iatrophobia- Fear of doctors
57.Insectophobia -Fear of insects
58.Koinoniphobia- Fear of rooms full of people

L
59.Leukophobia- Fear of the color white
60.Lilapsophobia -Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes
61.Lockiophobia- Fear of childbirth

M
62.Mageirocophobia -Fear of cooking
63.Megalophobia- Fear of large things
64.Melanophobia -Fear of the color black
65.Microphobia- Fear of small things
66.Mysophobia- Fear of dirt and germs

N
67.Necrophobia- Fear of death or dead things
68.Noctiphobia- Fear of the night
69.Nosocomephobia- Fear of hospitals
70.Nyctophobia -Fear of the dark

O
71.Obesophobia- Fear of gaining weight
72.Octophobia -Fear of the figure 8
73.Ombrophobia -Fear of rain
74.Ophidiophobia -Fear of snakes
75.Ornithophobia -Fear of birds

P
76.Papyrophobia -Fear of paper
77.Pathophobia- Fear of disease
78.Pedophobia- Fear of children
79.Philophobia- Fear of love
80.Phobophobia- Fear of phobias
81.Podophobia -Fear of feet
82.Pogonophobia -Fear of beards
83.Porphyrophobia- Fear of the color purple
84.Pteridophobia -Fear of ferns
85.Pteromerhanophobia- Fear of flying
86.Pyrophobia- Fear of fire

Q-S
86.Samhainophobia- Fear of Halloween
87.Scolionophobia -Fear of school
88.Selenophobia- Fear of the moon
89.Sociophobia- Fear of social evaluation
90.Somniphobia- Fear of sleep

T
91.Tachophobia- Fear of speed
92.Technophobia- Fear of technology
93Tonitrophobia -Fear of thunder
94.Trypanophobia- Fear of needles or injections

U-Z
95.Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women
96.Verminophobia -Fear of germs
97.Wiccaphobia- Fear of witches and witchcraft
98.Xenophobia- Fear of strangers or foreigners
99.Zoophobia- Fear of animals