Esoteric phobias

You will recognize many of the Greek roots on which these words are constructed.

air: aerophobia animals: zoophobia
beauty: callophobia blood: haematophobia
breasts: mastophobia burglars: scelerophobia
burial alive: taphephobia cats: ailurophobia
children: paedophobia colours: chromophobia
crowds : ochlophobia darkness : nyctophobia
death : thanatophobia depths : bathophobia
disease : pathophobia doctors : iatrophobia
dogs : cynophobia dying : thanatophobia
emptiness : kenophobia everything : pantophobia
eyes: ophthalmophobia faeces: coprophobia
fear: phobophobia feet: podophobia
fire: pyrophobia fish: ichthyophobia
fog: homichlophobia food: cibophobia
foreigners: xenophobia frogs: batrachophobia
ghosts : phantasmophobia hands : chirophobia
hair : trichophobia healers or healing: iatrophobia
heat : stygiophobia homosexuality: homophobia
horses: hippophobia insects: entomophobia
knives: aichmophobia knowledge: gnosiophobia
large things: megalophobia light: photophobia
lightning: astrophobia males: androphobia
many things: polyphobia marriage: gamophobia
flogging: mastigophobia medicine: pharmacophobia
mice: musophobia mirrors: spectrophobia
motherhood: metrophobia motion: kinesophobia
nakedness: gymnophobia needles: belonophobia
night: nyctophobia odours: osmophobia
old age: gerontophobia old men: gerontophobia
pain: algophobia people: demophobia
plants: botanophobia pleasure: hedonophobia
poison: toxicophobia poverty : peniophobia
prostitutes : pornophobia punishment : poinophobia
rain : ombrophobia red : erythrophobia
rivers : potamophobia sea : thalassophobia
sex : genophobia sexual intercourse : coitophobia
skin : dermatophobia sleep : hypnophobia
small things : micorphobia smothering : pnigerophobia
snakes: ophidiophobia snow: chionophobia
solitude: autophobia; monophobia sounds : acousticophobia
speaking : lalophobia speech : logophobia
spiders: arachnophobia stairs: climacophobia
stars: siderophobia stealing : kleptophobia
stillness : eremiophobia strangers : xenophobia
strength : sthenophobia study : logophobia
sunlight : heliophobia tapeworms: taeniophobia
taste: geumophobia technology : technophobia
teeth: odontophobia thieves: kleptophobia
thinking: phronemophobia thirst: dipsophobia
thunder: brontophobia time: chronophobia
togetherness: synophobia travel: hodophobia
ugliness: cacophobia voices: phemophobia
vomiting : emetophobia walking : basiphobia
watching : scoptophobia water: hydrophobia
weakness: asthenophobia wealth: plutophobia
women: gynophobia words: logophobia
work: ergophobia  

 

 

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Andrea Nicola Dodgson

I'm a R.o. Buddhist. And a U.N. Theatre tutor where I own all the Ethnography businesses as birth certificates. Involves exclusively getting my Equipment out of Disney, MGM, Universal, Times Warner, 20th Century Fox, Sony, Pixar, Columbia, and Paramount to do it against my/U.N. birth certificates. I want all my equipment.. #Solidarity

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