'A to Z' List of Phobias

The word ‘phobia’ means an extreme or irrational fear of something. We all have some fears and phobias. Some of us are aware of our phobias; while some of us take time to realize what is hiding in the closet.
In this series of articles, we will discuss about different kinds of phobias found in people. The lists are arranged in the alphabetical order of words. Each list explores around 20-40 types of phobias. Go through the given lists of fears and check if any of them matches your symptoms.
List of Phobias – 1
Phobias starting with letters A, B
Acarophobiafear of itching or of insects causing itching
Acrophobiafear of heights
Aerophobiafear of flying or draughts
Agoraphobiafear of open spaces
Agyiophobiafear of crossing busy streets
Aichmophobiafear of sharp or pointed objects
Ailurophobiafear of cats
Algophobiafear of pain
Amathophobiafear of dust
Amaxophobiafear of riding in a car
Ambulophobiafear of walking
Anglophobiafear of England or the English
Anthrophobiafear of humans
Anuptaphobiafear of staying single
Aquaphobiafear of water
Arachibutyrophobiafear of peanut butter sticking to roof of mouth
Arachnophobiafear of spiders
Astraphobiafear of being struck by lightning
Astrapophobiafear of thunder and lightning
Automysophobiafear of being dirty
Autophobiafear of solitude
Ballistophobiafear of missiles
Bathophobiafear of falling from a high place
Batophobiafear of heights or being close to tall buildings
Batrachophobiafear of frogs and toads
Belonephobiafear of pins and needles
Bibliophobiafear of books
Blennophobiafear of slime
Brontophobiafear of thunder and lightning
List of Phobias – 2
Phobias starting with letters from C-F
Cancerophobiafear of cancer
Cathisophobiafear of sitting
Cenophobiafear of empty spaces
Chrematophobiafear of money
Cibophobiafear of or distaste for food
Claustrophobiafear of closed spaces
Climacophobiafear of falling down stairs
Clinophobiafear of staying in bed
Cremnophobiafear of cliffs and precipices
Cyberphobiafear of computers
Cynophobiafear of dogs
Dromophobiafear of crossing streets
Dysmorphophobiafear of physical deformities
Ecophobiafear of home
Eleutherophobiafear of freedom
Eosophobiafear of dawn
Ergasiophobiafear of work
Ergophobiafear of work
Erotophobiafear of sex
Erythrophobiafear of red lights or of blushing
Euphobiafear of good news
Francophobiafear of France or the French
List of Phobias – 3
Phobias starting with letters from G-L
Gallophobiafear of France or the French
Gamophobiafear of marriage
Geniophobiafear of chins
Genophobiafear of sex
Gerascophobiafear of growing old
Graphophobiafear of writing
Gymnophobiafear of nudity
Heliophobiafear of sunlight
Herpetophobiafear of snakes
Hierophobiafear of sacred things
Homichlophobiafear of fog
Homophobiafear of homosexuals
Hydrophobiafear of water
Hypsophobiafear of high places
Iatrophobiafear of going to the doctor
Iconophobiafear or hatred of images
Kainotophobiafear of change
Kakorrhaphiophobiafear of failure
Kenophobiafear of empty spaces
Ligyrophobiafear of loud noises
Linonophobiafear of string
Lygophobiafear of darkness
Lyssophobiafear of hydrophobia
List of Phobias – 4
Phobias starting with letters from M-P
Macrophobiafear of prolonged waiting
Metrophobiafear of poetry
Monophobiafear of being alone
Muriphobiafear of mice
Myophobiafear of mice
Mysophobiafear of contamination or dirt
Nebulaphobiafear of fog
Necrophobiafear of corpses
Negrophobiafear of blacks
Neophobiafear of novelty
Nosophobiafear of disease
Novercaphobiafear of one's stepmother
Nyctophobiafear of the night or darkness
Ochlophobiafear of crowds
Oenophobiafear or hatred of wine
Ombrophobiafear of rain
Onomatophobiafear of hearing a certain word
Ophidiophobiafear of snakes
Ophthalmophobiafear of being stared at
Optophobiafear of opening one's eyes
Ornithophobiafear of birds
Paedophobiafear of children; fear of dolls
Panophobiamelancholia marked by groundless fears
Pantophobiafear of everything
Parthophobiafear of virgins
Pathophobiafear of disease
Pediculophobiafear of lice
Pentheraphobiafear or hatred of one's mother-in-law
Phagophobiafear of eating
Phengophobiafear of daylight
Phonophobiafear of noise or of speaking aloud
Photophobiafear of light
Pogonophobiafear of beards
Psychrophobiafear of the cold
Pteronophobiafear of being tickled by feathers
Pyrophobiafear of fire
List of Phobias – 5
Phobias starting with letters from R-Z



fear of Russia or Russians


fear of the devil


fear of shadows


fear of being looked at


fear of being looked at


fear of the dark


fear of food


fear of food or eating


fear of looking in a mirror


fear of symmetry


fear of syphilis


fear of being buried alive


fear of technology


fear of the sea


fear of death


fear of God


fear of pregnancy or childbirth


fear of thunder


fear of performing; fear of certain places


fear of poisoning


fear of poison or being poisoned


fear of the number thirteen


fear of heaven


fear of foreigners


fear of jealousy


fear of animals