Weird Phobias.- Psychologically recognised!

Weird phobias I found online…do add your own, if you know any!!

Ailurophobia- Fear of cats

Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.

Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions.

Androphobia- Fear of men.

Anglophobia- Fear of England or English culture, etc.

Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single. (I know SO many people with this phobia!!)

Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.

Autodysomophobia- Fear of one that has a vile odor.( Also known as “get-away-from-me-you-smelly-bastard”)

Basophobia or Basiphobia- Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.

Bufonophobia- Fear of toads.

Caligynephobia- Fear of beautiful women.

Chaetophobia- Fear of hair. (Maybe if I tell my mum that I have this, she’ll finally let me go bald???)

Cherophobia- Fear of gaiety.

Cibophobia- Fear of food.(Sitophobia, Sitiophobia)- HOW I WISH!!

Coitophobia- Fear of coitus.

Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia – Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.

Deipnophobia- Fear of dining or dinner conversations. – –!!!!!

Doxophobia- Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.

Dromophobia- Fear of crossing streets.

Dutchphobia- Fear of the Dutch.

Ecclesiophobia- Fear of church.

Ephebiphobia- Fear of teenagers.

Ergasiophobia- 1) Fear of work or functioning. 2) Surgeon’s fear of operating. (Talk about occupational hazards!)

Euphobia- Fear of hearing good news.

Eurotophobia- Fear of female genitalia.

Genuphobia- Fear of knees.

Hellenologophobia- Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia- Fear of the number 666

Homilophobia- Fear of sermons.

Ithyphallophobia- Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.

Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables.

Linonophobia- Fear of string.

Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music. …. 😐

Papaphobia- Fear of the Pope.

Peristerophobia- Fear of pigeons… I have this!!

Philophobia- Fear of falling in love or being in love.

Pteronophobia- Fear of being tickled by feathers.

Scriptophobia- Fear of writing in public.

Syngenesophobia- Fear of relatives.

Thaasophobia- Fear of sitting.

Zemmiphobia- Fear of the great mole rat.

More at

~ by cranialrumblings on March 5, 2009.

6 Responses to “Weird Phobias.- Psychologically recognised!”

  1. hey
    u forgot a couple of really common ones:
    ichthyophobia : fear of fishes
    agarophobia : fear of open spaces

    • Thank you, Dilshad!
      Who better to keep me updated, Ms. Psycho-majors!
      Love you…

  2. whyyyy do you want to go bald?? short hair oui, bald no..

  3. hehehahahahaha omg omg omg omg omg omg omg omg…..doooooood…Fear of the Dutch..omg..hahaanaahahahahahaaaa

    and listen, you and i are going to use the bald one together…

  4. This is howlarious!

  5. Thank god some bloggers can still write. Thanks for this piece of writing.

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