A - Z of Phobia (technical) names

A - Z of Phobia (technical) names

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A

  • Abluthophobia: Fear of bathing.
  • Acarophobia: Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching. Fear of skin infestation by mites or ticks
  • Acerophobia: Fear of sourness.
  • Achluophobia: Fear of the dark or of night. Synonyms: Nyctophobia, helphelp cialis usacialis usa Scotophobia.
  • Acousticophobia: Fear of noise
  • Acrophobia: Fear of heights.
  • Aelurophobia: Fear of cats. Synonyms: Ailurophobia, pillspills pilulepilule Elurophobia, sovaldisovaldi viagra buyviagra buy Felinophobia, Gatophobia.
  • Aeronausiphobia: Fear of vomiting due to airsickness.
  • Aerophobia: Fear of draft. Fear of fresh air. Fear of flying. See also: Ancraophobia, Aviatophobia, Aviophobia, Batophobia, Hypsophobia, Hypsiphobia.
  • Agoraphobia: Fear of open, public (sometimes crowded) places like markets. See also: Demophobia.
  • Agrizoophobia: Fear of wild animals.
  • Agyrophobia: Fear of crossing streets.
  • Aibohphobia: Fear of palindromes.
  • Aichmophobia: Fear of needles or pointed objects. See also: Belomophobia, Belonephobia.
  • Ailurophobia: Fear of cats. Synonyms: Aelurophobia, Elurophobia, Felinophobia, Gatophobia.
  • Algophobia: Fear of pain. See also: Odynophobia.
  • Altophobia: Fear of heights.
  • Amathophobia: Fear of dust. Synonyms: Koniophobia.
  • Amaxophobia: Fear of being in or riding in vehicles.
  • Ambulophobia: Fear of walking.
  • Ancraophobia: Fear of wind.
  • Androphobia: Fear of men.
  • Anginophobia: Fear of narrowness. Fear of quinsy or other forms of sore throat.
  • Ankylophobia: Fear of stiff or immobile joints.
  • Anthrophobia: Fear of flowers.
  • Anthropophobia: Fear of meeting people or society.
  • Antlophobia: Fear of floods.
  • Anuptaphobia: Fear of staying single.
  • Apeirophobia: Fear of infinity.
  • Aphephobia: Fear of touching or being touched.
  • Apiophobia: Fear of bees. Synonyms: Apiphobia.
  • Apiphobia: Fear of bees. Synonyms: Apiophobia.
  • Aquaphobia: Fear of water.
  • Arachibutyrophobia: Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
  • Arachnephobia: Fear of spiders. Synonyms: Arachnophobia.
  • Arachnophobia: Fear of spiders. Synonyms: Arachnephobia.
  • Arrhenphobia: Fear of men.
  • Asthenophobia: Fear of weakness.
  • Astraphobia: Fear of lightning. Synonyms: Astrapophobia.
  • Astrapophobia: Fear of lightning. Synonyms: Astraphobia.
  • Ataxiophobia: Fear of disorder. Synonyms: Ataxophobia.
  • Ataxophobia: Fear of disorder. Synonyms: Ataxiophobia.
  • Atelophobia: Fear of imperfection.
  • Atephobia: Fear of ruin.
  • Atychiphobia: Fear of failure.
  • Aulophobia: Fear of flutes.
  • Aurophobia: Fear of gold.
  • Automysophobia: Fear of being dirty. See also: Misophobia.
  • Autophobia: Fear of being alone.
  • Aviatophobia or Aviophobia: Fear of flying. See also: Aerophobia, Ancraophobia, Aviophobia, Batophobia, Hypsophobia, & Hypsiphobia.

B

* Bacillophobia: Fear of microbes.
* Bacteriophobia: Fear of bacteria.
* Ballistophobia: Fear of missles or bullets.
* Barophobia: Fear of gravity.
* Basophobia: Inability to stand. Fear of falling.
* Bathmophobia: Fear of walking.
* Bathophobia: Fear of depth.
* Batophobia: 1) Fear of heights or being close to high buildings. 2) Fear of walking.
* Batrachophobia: Fear of frogs and toads. Fear of reptiles
* Belomophobia: Fear of needles.
See also: Aichmophobia, Belonephobia.
* Belonephobia: Fear of pins and needles. See also: Aichmophobia, Belomophobia.
* Bibliophobia: Fear of books.
* Blennophobia: Fear of slime. Synonyms: Myxophobia.
* Bogyphobia: Fear of demons and goblins.
* Bromidrosiphobia: Fear of bodily odors.
* Brontophobia: Fear of thunder storms. See also: Astraphobia, Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia, Tonitrophobia.

C

* Cacomorphobia: Fear of fat people.
* Cainophobia: Fear of novelty.
* Caligynephobia: Fear of beautiful women.
* Cancerophobia: Fear of cancer. Synonyms: Cancerphobia, Carcinomophobia, Carcinomatophobia, Carcinophobia.
* Cancerphobia: Fear of cancer. Synonyms: Cancerophobia, Carcinomophobia, Carcinomatophobia, Carcinophobia.
* Carcinomatophobia: Fear of cancer. Synonyms: Cancerophobia, Cancerphobia, Carcinomophobia, Carcinophobia.
* Carcinomophobia: Fear of cancer. Synonyms: Cancerophobia, Cancerphobia, Carcinomatophobia, Carcinophobia.
* Carcinophobia: Fear of cancer. Synonyms: Cancerophobia, Cancerphobia, Carcinomophobia, Carcinomatophobia.
* Cardiophobia: Fear of heart disease.
* Catagelophobia: Fear of being ridiculed.
* Cathisophobia: Fear of sitting.
* Catoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors.
* Celtophobia: Fear of Celts.
* Cenophobia: Fear of empty spaces. Synonyms: Kenophobia.
* Ceraunophobia: Fear of thunder. Fear of thunder and lightning. Synonyms: Keraunophobia, Tonitrophobia. See also: Astraphobia, Brontophobia.
* Chaetophobia: Fear of hair. Synonyms: Trichophobia.
* Cheimaphobia: Fear of cold. Synonyms: Cheimatophobia. See also: Cryophobia.
* Cheimatophobia: Fear of cold. Synonyms: Cheimaphobia. See also: Cryophobia.
* Cherophobia: Fear of gaiety.
* Chinophobia: Fear of snow.
* Cholerophobia: Fear of cholera.
* Chorophobia8: Fear of dancing.
* Chrematophobia: Fear of wealth.
* Chrometophobia: Fear of money.
* Chromophobia: Fear of colors.
* Chronophobia: Fear of time.
* Cibophobia: Fear of food. Synonyms: Sitophobia, Sitiophobia. See also: Phagophobia.
* Claustrophobia: Fear of confined spaces.
* Cleptophobia: Fear of thieves or loss through thievery. Synonyms: Kleptophobia.
* Climacophobia: Fear of falling downstairs.
* Clinophobia: 1) Fear of going to bed. 2) Fear of beds.
* Cnidophobia: Fear of insect stings.
* Coitophobia: Fear of sexual intercourse.
* Cometophobia: Fear of comets.
* Coprophobia: Fear of feces. [Book].
* Cryophobia: Fear of ice or frost. See also: Cheimaphobia.
* Crystallophobia: Fear of crystals. Fear of glass.
* Cymophobia: Fear of waves.
* Cynophobia: Fear of dogs.
* Cypridophobia: Fear of veneral disease.

D

* Deipnophobia: Fear of dining and dinner conversations.
* Decidophobia : Fear of making decisions. [Book].
* Demonophobia: Fear of spirits or demons.
* Demophobia: Fear of crowds. See also: Agoraphobia.
* Dentophobia: Fear of dentists.
* Dermatophobia: Fear of skin disease.
* Dermatosiophobia: Fear of skin.
* Dextrophobia: Fear of objects on the right side of the body. See also: Levophobia
* Dikephobia: Fear of justice.
* Dinophobia: Fear of whirlpools.
* Diplopiaphobia: Fear of double vision.
* Dipsophobia: Fear of drinking.
* Domatophobia: Fear of being in a house.
* Doraphobia: Fear of fur. Fear of contact with animal fur or skin.
* Dromophobia: Fear of crossing streets.
* Dysmorphophobia: Fear of deformity, usually in others.
* Dystychiphobia: Fear of accidents.

E

* Ecclesiophobia: Fear of church.
* Ecophobia: Fear of home. Synonyms: Oecophobia, Oikophobia.
* Eisoptrophobia: Fear of mirrors. Fear of looking into mirrors.
* Electrophobia: Fear of electricity.
* Eleutherophobia: Fear of freedom.
* Elurophobia: Fear of cats. Synonyms: Ailurophobia, Aelurophobia, Felinophobia, Gatophobia.
* Emetophobia: Fear of vomiting.
* Enetophobia: Fear of needles or pins.
* Enosiophobia: Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin.
* Entomophobia: Fear of insects.
* Eosophobia: Fear of dawn
* Eremophobia: Fear of lonliness. Fear of being alone.
* Ergasiophobia: 1) Fear of work. 2) Surgeon's fear of operating.
* Ergophobia: Fear of work.
* Erotophobia: Fear of sexual love.
* Erythrophobia: 1) Fear of red lights. 2) Fear of blushing.
* Eurotophobia: Fear of the color red; fear of blushing.

F

* Febriphobia: Fear of fever.
* Felinophobia: Fear of cats.Synonyms: Aelurophobia, Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Gatophobia.
* Frigophobia: Fear of cold.

G

* Galeophobia: Fear of sharks.
* Gallophobia: Fear of France or the French.
* Gametophobia: Fear of marriage. Synonyms: Gamophobia.
* Gamophobia: Fear of marriage. Synonyms: Gametophobia.
* Gatophobia: Fear of cats. Synonyms: Aelurophobia, Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Felinophobia.
* Genophobia: Fear of sex.
* Gephyrophobia: Fear of crossing bridges.
* Gerascophobia: Fear of growing old.
* Geumophobia: Fear of tastes or flavors.
* Glossophobia: Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
* Graphophobia: Fear of writing.
* Gymnophobia: Fear of nudity. Synonyms: Nudophobia.
* Gynephobia: Fear of women. Synonyms: Gynophobia.
* Gynophobia: Fear of women. Synonyms: Gynephobia.

H

* Hadeophobia: Fear of hell. Synonyms: Stygiophobia.
* Haemaphobia: Fear of blood. Synonyms: Haematophobia, Hemaphobia, Hematophobia, Hemophobia.
* Haematophobia: Fear of blood. Synonyms: Haemaphobia, Hemaphobia, Hematophobia, Hemophobia.
* Hagiophobia: Fear of saints.
* Hamartophobia: Fear of sinning.
* Haphophobia: Fear of touch. Synonyms: Haptophobia, Thixophobia.
* Haptophobia: Fear of touch. Synonyms: Haphophobia, Thixophobia.
* Harpaxophobia: Fear of being robbed.
* Hedonophobia: Fear of pleasure.
* Heliophobia: Fear of the sun. Fear of (or abnormal sensitivity to) sunlight. Synonyms: Solophobia.
* Helminthophobia: Fear of being infested with worms.
* Hemaphobia: Fear of blood. Synonyms: Haemaphobia, Haematophobia, Hematophobia, Hemophobia.
* Hematophobia: Fear of blood. Synonyms: Haemaphobia, Haematophobia, Hemaphobia, Hemophobia.
* Hemophobia: Fear of blood. Synonyms: Haemaphobia, Haematophobia, Hemaphobia, Hematophobia.
* Herpetophobia: Fear of reptiles.
* Hierophobia: Fear of priests. Fear of sacred objects.
* Hippophobia: Fear of horses.
* Hodophobia: Fear of road travel.
* Homichlophobia: Fear of fog.
* Homilophobia: Fear of sermons.
* Homophobia: Fear of sameness, monotony. Fear of homosexuality. [Book].
* Hydrophobia: Fear of water. [Book].
* Hydrophobophobia: Fear of rabies. See also: Kynophobia.
* Hygrophobia: Fear of liquids. Fear of liquids, esp. wine and water.
* Hylephobia: Fear of wood or woods.
* Hypegiaphobia: Fear of responsibility. Synonyms: Hypengyophobia.
* Hypengyophobia: Fear of responsibility. Synonyms: Hypegiaphobia.
* Hypnophobia: Fear of sleep.
* Hypsiphobia: Fear of high places. Synonyms: Hypsophobia
* Hypsophobia: Fear of high places. Synonyms: Hypsiphobia

I

* Iatrophobia: Fear of going to the doctor.
* Ichthyophobia: Fear of fish.
* Ideophobia: Fear of ideas.
* Iophobia: Fear of poisons.
* Isopterophobia: Fear of termites.

J

* Japanophobia: Fear of Japanese.
* Judeophobia: Fear of Jews.

K

* Kakorrhaphiophobia: Fear of failure or defeat. [How apt it would be to get this word in a spelling contest.]
* Katagelophobia: Fear of ridicule.
* Kenophobia: Fear of empty spaces, Fear of voids. Synonyms: Cenophobia.

* Keraunophobia: Fear of thunder. Fear of thunder and lightning. Synonyms: Ceraunophobia, Tonitrophobia. See also: Astraphobia, Brontophobia.
* Kinetophobia: Fear of movement or motion.
* Kleptophobia: Fear of thieves or loss through thievery. Synonyms: Cleptophobia.
* Koniophobia: Fear of dust. See also: Amathophobia.

* Kopophobia: Fear of fatigue. Fear of mental or physical examination.
* Kynophobia: Fear of dogs.
* Kyphophobia: Fear of stooping.

L

* Laliophobia: Fear of speaking.
* Lepraphobia: Fear of leprosy. Synonyms: Leprophobia.
* Leprophobia: Fear of leprosy. Synonyms: Lepraphobia.
* Levophobia: Fear of objects on the left side of the body. See also: Dextrophobia.
* Ligyrophobia: Fear of loud noises.
* Lilapsophobia: Fear of tornadoes.
* Limnophobia: Fear of lakes.
* Linonophobia: Fear of string.
* Logophobia: Fear of words.
* Lunaphobia: Fear of the moon.
* Lygophobia: Fear of darkness.
* Lyssophobia: Fear of becoming insane.

M

* Macrophobia: Fear of long waits.
* Maieusiophobia: Fear of childbirth.
* Maniaphobia: Fear of insanity.
* Mastigophobia: Fear of punishment. Fear of flogging.
* Mechanophobia: Fear of machines or machinery.
* Megalophobia: Fear of large things.
* Melissophobia: Fear of bees.
* Melophobia: Fear of music.
* Merinthophobia: Fear of being bound.
* Metallophobia: Fear of metal.
* Meteorophobia: Fear of meteors or meteorites.
* Metrophobia: Fear of poetry.
* Microbiophobia: Fear of microbes. Synonyms: Microphobia. See also: Bacillophobia.
* Microphobia: Fear of microbes. Synonyms: Microbiophobia. See also: Bacillophobia.
* Misanthropy: Hatred of mankind; pessimistic distrust of human nature expressed in thought and behaviour. [Book].
* Misogynism: Hatred of females. Synonyms: Misogyny.
* Misogyny: Hatred of females. Synonyms: Misogynism.
* Misophobia: Fear of dirt, especially of being contaminated by dirt. [Book]. See also: Automysophobia, Rhypophobia.
* Misosophy: Hatred of wisdom.
* Molysomophobia: Fear of dirt or contamination. Fear of infection.
* Monopathophobia: Fear of sickness in a specific part of the body
* Monophobia: Fear of being alone. Fear of one thing.
* Musicophobia: Fear of music.
* Musophobia: Fear of mice.
* Mycrophobia: Fear of small things.
* Mysophobia: Fear of dirt or contamination.
* Mythophobia: Fear of making false statements.
* Myxophobia: Fear of slime. See also: Blennophobia.

N

* Nebulaphobia: Fear of fog. See also: Homichlophobia.
* Necrophobia: Fear of dead things. Fear of death.
* Neophobia: Fear of anything new.
* Nephophobia: Fear of clouds.
* Noctiphobia: Fear of the night.
* Nosophobia: Fear of becoming ill.
* Novercaphobia: Fear of your mother-in-law.
* Nudophobia: Fear of nudity. Synonyms: Gymnophobia.
* Nyctophobia: Fear of the dark or of night. Synonyms: Achluophobia, Scotophobia.

O

* Ochlophobia: Fear of crowds or mobs.
* Ochophobia: Fear of vehicles.
* Odontophobia: Fear of teeth.
* Odynophobia: Fear of pain. See also: Algophobia.
* Oecophobia: Fear of home. Synonyms: Ecophobia, Oikophobia.
* Oenophobia: Fear of wine. Synonyms: Oinophobia.
* Oikophobia: Fear of home. Synonyms: Ecophobia, Oecophobia.
* Oinophobia: Fear of wine. Synonyms: Oenophobia.
* Olfactophobia: Fear of smells. See also: Geumophobia.
* Ombrophobia: Fear of rain or of being rained on.
* Ommetaphobia: Fear of eyes.

* Onomatophobia: Fear of hearing a certain word or words, or name or names.

* Ophidiophobia: Fear of snakes. See also: Herpetophobia.
* Ophthalmophobia: Fear of being stared at.
* Ornithophobia: Fear of birds.
* Orthophobia: Fear of property.
* Osmophobia: Fear of smells.

P

* Panphobia: Fear of everything. A nonspecific fear; A state of general anxiety. Synonyms: Pantophobia.
* Panthophobia: Fear of suffering and disease.
* Pantophobia: Fear of everything. A nonspecific fear; A state of general anxiety. Synonyms: Panphobia.
* Papaphobia: Fear of the Pope.
* Paralipophobia: Fear of responsibility. Fear of neglect of responsibility.
* Paraphobia: Fear of sexual perversion.
* Parasitophobia: Fear of parasites.
* Parthenophobia: Fear of virgins or young girls.
* Pathophobia: Fear of disease.
* Peccatophobia: Fear of sinning.
* Pediculophobia: Fear of lice.
* Pediaphobia: Fear of children. Synonyms: Pedophobia.
* Pedophobia: Fear of children. Synonyms: Pediaphobia.
* Peladophobia: Fear of baldness.
* Peniaphobia: Fear of poverty.

* Pentheraphobia: Fear of mother-in-law. See also Novercaphobia.
* Phagophobia: Fear of swallowing. Fear of eating.
* Pharmacophobia: Fear of drugs. Synonyms: Pharmcophobia.
* Pharmcophobia: Fear of drugs. Synonyms: Pharmacophobia.
* Phasmophobia: Fear of ghosts.
* Phenogophobia: Fear of daylight.
* Philophobia: Fear of falling in love or being in love.
* Philosophobia: Fear of philosophy.
* Phobophobia: Fear of phobias. [Book].
* Phonemophobia: Fear of thinking.
* Phonophobia: Fear of noises or voices.
* Photalgiophobia: Fear of photalgin, pain in the eyes caused by light.
* Photophobia: Fear of light. Fear of (strong) light.
* Phthiriophobia: Fear of lice. See also: Pediculophobia
* Placophobia: Fear of tombstones.
* Pluviophobia: Fear of rain or of being rained on.
* Pneumatophobia: Fear of spirits or noncorporeal beings.
* Pnigerophobia: Fear of choking. Fear of smothering.
* Pnigophobia: Fear of choking.
* Pogonophobia: Fear of beards.
* Poinephobia: Fear of punishment.
* Politicophobia: Fear of politicians.
* Polyphobia: Fear of many things.
* Ponophobia: Fear of overworking. Fear of fatigue, esp. thru overworking.
* Potamophobia: Fear of rivers.
* Potophobia: Fear of alcohol or acoholic beverages.
* Prosophobia: Fear of progress.
* Psellismophobia: Fear of stuttering.
* Psychophobia: Fear of the cold. See also: Cheimaphobia.
* Psychophobia: Fear of the mind.
* Pteronophobia: Fear of being tickled by feathers. Fear of feathers.
* Pyrexiophobia: Fear of fever. See also: Thermophobia.
* Pyrophobia: Fear of fire.

R

* Rectophobia: Fear of rectum.
* Rhabdophobia: Fear of magic. Fear of being eaten.
* Rhypophobia: Fear of filth.
* Rhytiphobia: Fear of getting wrinkles.
* Russophobia: Fear of Russians. [Book].

S

* Satanophobia: Fear of Satan.
* Scholionophobia: Fear of school. Synonyms: Scolionophobia.
* Sciophobia: Fear of shadows.
* Scoleciphobia: Fear of worms. See also: Helminthophobia.
* Scolionophobia: Fear of school. Synonyms: Scholionophobia.
* Scopophobia: Fear of being seen or looked at.

* Scotophobia: Fear of the dark or of night. Synonyms: Nyctophobia, Achluophobia.
* Selaphobia: Fear of light flashes.
* Septophobia: Fear of decaying matter.
* Siderodromophobia: Fear of train travel.
* Siderophobia: Fear of stars.
* Sinophobia: Fear of Chinese.
* Sitiophobia: Fear of food. Synonyms: Cibophobia, Sitophobia. See also: Phagophobia.
* Sitophobia: Fear of food. Synonyms: Cibophobia, Sitiophobia. See also: Phagophobia.

* Soceraphobia: Fear of parents-in-law.
* Solophobia: Fear of the sun. Fear of (or abnormal sensitivity to) sunlight. Synonyms: Heliophobia.
* Sophophobia: Fear of learning.
* Specrophobia: Fear of specters or phantoms. See also: Phasmophobia, Pneumatophobia.
* Spectrophobia: Fear of looking in a mirror.
* Spermatophobia: Fear of germs. Synonyms: Spermophobia.
* Spermophobia: Fear of germs. Synonyms: Spermatophobia.
* Spheksophobia : Fear of wasps.
* Stasibasiphobia: Fear of standing or walking. Conviction that one cannot stand or walk. See also: Ambulophobia.
* Staurophobia: Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
* Stenophobia: Fear of narrow things or places.

* Stygiophobia: Fear of hell. Synonyms: Hadeophobia.
* Symmetrophobia: Fear of symmetry.
* Syngenesophobia: Fear of relatives.

T

* Tabophobia: Fear of a wasting sickness.
* Tachophobia: Fear of speed.
* Taphephobia: Fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries.
Synonyms: Taphophobia.
* Taphophobia: Fear of graves or being buried alive.
Synonyms: Taphephobia.
* Tapinophobia: Fear of being contagious. Fear of small things.
* Taurophobia: Fear of bulls.
* Technophobia: Fear of arts and crafts. Fear of technology. [Book].
* Teleophobia: 1) Fear of definite plans. 2) Fear of religious ceremony.
* Telephonophobia: Fear of telephones.
* Teratophobia: Fear of monsters. Fear of bearing a deformed child.
* Terdekaphobia: Fear of the number 13.
Synonyms: Triskadekaphobia.
* Teutophobia: Fear of German or German things.
* Thaasophobia: Fear of being idle.
* Thalassophobia: Fear of the sea.
* Thanatophobia: Fear of death or dying.
* Theatrophobia: Fear of theatres.
* Theologicophobia: Fear of theology.
* Theophobia: Fear of gods or religion.
* Thermophobia: Fear of heat.
* Thixophobia: Fear of touch, Fear of touching. Synonyms: Haptophobia, Haphophobia.
* Tocophobia: Fear of pregnancy or childbirth. Synonyms: Tokophobia.
* Tokophobia: Fear of pregnancy or childbirth. Synonyms: Tocophobia.
* Tomophobia: Fear of surgical operations.
* Tonitrophobia: Fear of thunder. Synonyms: Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia. See also: Astraphobia, Brontophobia,
* Topophobia: Fear of certain places. Fear of performing ("Stage Fright").
* Toxicophobia: Fear of poison. Synonyms: Toxiphobia, Toxophobia.
* Toxiphobia: Fear of poison. Synonyms: Toxophobia, Toxicophobia.
* Toxophobia: Fear of poison. Synonyms: Toxiphobia, Toxicophobia.
* Traumatophobia: Fear of injury. Fear of war.
* Tremophobia: Fear of trembling.
* Trichophobia: Fear of hair. Synonyms: Chaetophobia.
* Triskadekaphobia: Fear of the number 13.
Synonyms: Terdekaphobia,
* Tropophobia: Fear of making changes.
* Tyrannophobia: Fear of tyrants.

U

* Uranophobia: Fear of heaven.
* Urophobia: Fear of urine.

V

* Vaccinophobia: Fear of vaccines and vaccination.
* Venereophobia: Fear of venereal disease.
* Verbophobia: Fear of words.
* Vermiphobia: Fear of (earth, not intestinal) worms. See also: Helminthophobia.
* Vestiophobia: Fear of clothing.
* Vitricophobia: Fear of one's step-father.

X

* Xanthophobia: Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow.
* Xenophobia: Fear of strangers or foreigners, or anything foreign. [Book].
* Xerophobia: Fear of dryness and dry places, esp. deserts.
* Xylophobia: Fear of wooden objects or forests.

Z

* Zelophobia: Fear of jealousy.
* Zoophobia: Fear of animals.

 

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