47 weird phobias you may not even know you have


A Phobia is an extreme  and irrational fear of something. Here is a list of 47 weird phobias you may not even know you have.


Scriptophobia is the fear of writing in public.


2. Bibliophobia

Bibliophobia is the fear of books. Yes, we know it’s a sad fear.


3. Hypnophobia

Hypnophobia is the fear of sleep or of being hypnotized



4. Pogonophobia

Pogonophobia is the fear or extreme dislike of beard.


5. Anuptaphobia

Anuptaphobia is the fear of staying single.


6. Philophobia

Philophobia is the fear of falling in love or emotional attachment.


7. Peladophobia

Peladophobia is the fear of bald people or of becoming bald.


8. Tonsurephobia

Tonsurephobia is the fear of getting haircut.


9. Tachophobia

Tachophobia is the fear of speed.


10. Chrematophobia or Chrometophobia

Chrematophobia or Chrometophobia is the fear of money. Yes, we know it is very sad.


11. Homophobia

Homophobia is the fear of homosexuals.


12. Scopophobia

Scopophobia is the fear of being watched or started at.


13. Gelotophobia

Gelotophobia is the fear of being laughed at.


14. Nomophobia

Nomophobia is the fear of being without mobile phone or beyond cellular contact.


15. Sciaphobia

Sciaphobia is the fear of shadows.


16. Obesophobia

Obesophobia is the fear of gaining weight.


17. Venustraphobia

Venustraphobia is the fear of beautiful women. It is a worst fear, indeed.


18. Sedatephobia

Sedatephobia is the fear of silence.


19. Wiccaphobia

Wiccaphobia is the fear of witches and witchcraft.


20. Escalaphobia

Escalaphobia is the fear of escalators.


21. Dentophobia

Dentophobia is the fear of dentists.


22. Myrmecophobia

Myrmecophobia is the fear of ants.


23. Coasterphobia

Coasterphobia is the fear of roller coaster.


24. Didaskaleinophobia

Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of schools.


25. Nosocomephobia

Nosocomephobia is the fear if hospitals.


26. Tokophobia

Tokophobia is the fear of pregnancy or childbirth.


27. Catoptrophobia

Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors.


28. Musophobia

Musophobia is the fear of mice.


29. Phasmophobia or Spectrophobia

Phasmophobia or Spectrophobia is the fear of ghosts.


30. Katsaridaphobia

Katsaridaphobia is the fear of cockroaches.


31. Pyrophobia

Pyrophobia is the fear of fire.


32. Atelophobia

Atelophobia is the fear of imperfection. A person suffering from Atelophobia thinks that every action he does is error prone.


33. Gephyrophobia

Gephyrophobia is the fear of bridges.


34. Nyctophobia

Nyctophobia is the fear of darkness.


35. Globophobia

Globophobia is the fear of balloons.


36. Ailurophobia or Gatophobia

Ailurophobia or Gatophobia is the fear of cats.


37. Basiphobia

Basiphobia is the fear of falling.


38. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, ironically the fear of long words.

If you are wondering how to pronounce it,


39. Hemophobia

Hemophobia is the fear of blood.


40. Aquaphobia

Aquaphobia is the fear of water.


41. Trypanophobia

Trypanophobia is the fear of needles or any sharply pointed objects.


42. Astraphobia

Astraphobia is the fear of thunder and lightning.


43. Cynophobia

Cynophobia is the fear of dogs.


44. Glossophobia

Glossophobia is the fear of public speaking or stage fright.


45. Acrophobia

Acrophobia is the fear of heights.


46. Panophobia

Panophobia is the fear of everything, literally scared of everything.


47. Phobophobia

Phobophobia is the fear of phobias. We know this is the most ironic of the list.


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