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Phobia? Which one? List of weird ones.

August 30th, 2008

Check out the list and see if you have any of the following Phobias, I have none of them by the way just in case you wanted to know. Before we jump into the list, a small history of the word Phobia and its meaning, just in case some of you don’t know what is Phobia.

Definition – Source Wikipedia

A phobia (from Greek: φόβος, phobos, “fear”), is an irrational, intense, persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, or people. The main symptom of this disorder is the excessive, unreasonable desire to avoid the feared subject. When the fear is beyond one’s control, or if the fear is interfering with daily life, then a diagnosis under one of the anxiety disorders can be made.

Etymology

1786, “fear, horror, aversion,” Mod.L., abstracted from compounds in -phobia, from Gk. -phobia, from phobos “fear,” originally “flight” (still the only sense in Homer), but it became the common word for “fear” via the notion of “panic, fright” (cf. phobein “put to flight, frighten”), from PIE base *bhegw- “to run” (cf. Lith. begu “to flee,” O.C.S. begu “flight,” bezati “to flee, run,” O.N. bekkr “a stream”). Psychological sense attested by 1895; phobic (adj.) is from 1897.

My collection -

Paedophobia is a fear of Children.

Phonophobe is a fear of noise.

Telephonophobia is the fear of telephones.

Lachanophobia is the fear of vegetables.

Gynaephobic man who fears women.

Tonsurphobia is the fear of haircuts.

Xenophobia is the fear of strangers.

Zoophobia is the fear of animals.

Triskaidecphobia is the fear of number 13.

Clinophobia is fear of beds.

Nycrophobia is fear of darkness.

Last but not least one of my favorite ones and which will be your favorite one.

Phobatrivaphobia is a fear of trivia about phobias.

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  1. Lyndon
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:03 | #1

    Also nice..

    I have claustrophobia.

    being afraid in little rooms.

  2. Dr. Jerret Whinmensen
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:08 | #2

    Some people have phobia’s when there born , specially the one of the spiders ..

    Its been proven several times so i wont debate about it.

  3. Howie
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:09 | #3

    Wow…

    i
    like
    to
    say
    that
    this
    made
    my
    day

  4. Jeff
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:15 | #4

    Nice stuff but ur lieing.

  5. Jamie
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:22 | #5

    I hate spiders , dr i think ur right.

    But why are you even here posting instead of saving people?

  6. Dr. Jerret Whinmensen
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:23 | #6

    Jamie u stupid bastard , are u hunter , whos been stalking me seens i posted…

  7. Jamie
    August 30th, 2008 at 16:29 | #7

    wow calm down dude.

  8. Perry Mc Nielsen
    September 12th, 2008 at 07:07 | #8

    I have phobia for insects and I have a friend who has a phobia for buttons, he can only wear shirts with zippers, no buttons allowed. I also have phobia for some flowers whose name I don’t remember

  9. kathleen schuitema
    October 27th, 2008 at 08:34 | #9

    I have a phobia about closed doors, If i am in a room i must have the door open. I don’t know why!!!

  10. Edu
    June 17th, 2009 at 15:50 | #10

    There’s one… the one I consider the most ironic…
    As I’m not even sure if it exists in english, I’ll give you the spanish…
    “Hipopotomostroesquipedaliofobia” which is the fear of LONG WORDS LMAO

  11. Kriii
    November 9th, 2010 at 23:31 | #11

    its in english… almost the same…

  12. December 13th, 2010 at 19:55 | #12

    He’s not lying. I’ve seen a lot of these before. Most of them.

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