Monday, 2 June 2008

Phobias



There are two phobia websites that have wonderful phobia names on them - phobia guide and phobia list.

How about these for examples:-
Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals.
Anthrophobia - Fear of flowers.



Arachibutyrophobia - Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Batrachophobia - Fear of amphibians
Bufonophobia - Fear of toads



Chiraptophobia - Fear of being touched
Chronomentrophobia - Fear of clocks



Diplophobia - Fear of double vision



Dishabiliophobia - Fear of undressing in front of someone



Ereuthrophobia - Fear of blushing
Galeophobia - Fear of cats
Gatophobia - Fear of Cats
Gephyrophobia - Fear of crossing bridges



Herpetophobia - Fear of reptiles, amphibians and creepy crawly things
Hodophobia - Fear of road travel



Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia - Fear of long words (How can you expect someone with Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia to tell you what is wrong with them? Shouldn’t it have been given a name like Abphobia?)



Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish
Kainolophobia Fear of novelty.
Kakorrhaphiophobia Fear of failure or defeat.
Lachanophobia - Fear of vegetables
Leukophobia - Fear of the colour white
Logizomechanophobia - Fear of computers.
Gynophobia - Fear of darkness



Mageirocophobia - Fear of cooking
Metathesiophobia - Fear of changes
Microphobia - Fear of small things
Mottephobia - Fear of moths
Nephophobia - Fear of clouds
Nyctohylophobia - Fear of dark wooded areas, of forests at night



Ochophobia - Fear of vehicles
Onomatophobia Fear of hearing a certain word or of names.
Ornithophobia - Fear of birds
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes.
Ophthalmophobia Fear of being stared at.
Porphyrophobia - Fear of the colour purple



Pteromerhanophobia - Fear of flying
Rhabdophobia Fear of being severely criticized.
Sesquipedalophobia - Fear of long words



Suriphobia - Fear of mice
Taurophobia - Fear of bulls



Trichopathophobia - Fear of hair
Venustraphobia Fear of beautiful women



Vestiphobia - Fear of clothing



And, best of all, as a concept, is Zemmiphobia - Fear of the great mole rat.

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