Strange (But Real) Phobias

Phobia- an extreme or irrational fear of a aversion to something.

Here are some phobias that are real and yet hard to believe.

  • Anablepophobia – The fear of looking up
  • Arachibutyrophobia – Is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth
  • Heliophobia – The fear of the sun
  • Pternophobia – The fear of being tickled with feathers
  • Somniphobia – The fear of sleep
  • Chronomentrophobia– Fear of clocks
  • Geliophobia– Fear of laughter
  • Chrematophobia – Fear of money
  • Kathisophobia – Fear of sitting down.
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia– Fear of long words.
  • Cathisophobia– Fear of sitting.
  • Arithmophobia– Fear of numbers.
  • Ambulophobia– Fear of walking.
  • Aphenphosmphobia– Fear of being touched
  • Bathmophobia– Fear of stairs
  • Ombrophobia– Fear of rain
  • Optophobia– Fear of opening one’s eyes
  • PHILOPHOBIA-Fear of ¬†love
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  1. Samantha 42 years ago
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