Phobias for Competitive Exams
Phobias for Competitive Exams

We have compiled the complete list of Important Phobias which are generally asked in various Competitive Exams (i.e. SSC CGL, IBPS, RRB etc.). Students should consider this as an essential post for all Upcoming Competitive Exams.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, phobias are the most common psychiatric illness among women and the second most common among men. The National Institute of Mental Health suggests that phobias affect approximately 19.2 million U.S. adults. These phobias typically emerge during childhood or adolescence and continue into adulthood. They also impact twice as many women as they do men.
These common phobias typically involve the environment, animals, fears of injections and blood, as well as certain specific situations.

Name of Phobia Fear of
Ablutophobia  Fear of washing or bathing.
Acarophobia  Fear of itching
Achluophobia  Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia  Fear of noise.
Acrophobia  Fear of heights.
Aerophobia  Fear of drafts
Aeroacrophobia  Fear of open high places.
Agliophobia  Fear of pain.
Ailurophobia  Fear of cats.
Alektorophobia  Fear of chickens.
Algophobia  Fear of pain.
Altophobia  Fear of heights.
Amathophobia  Fear of dust.
Ancraophobia  Fear of wind
Androphobia  Fear of men.
Anthrophobia  Fear of flowers.
Anthropophobia  Fear of people or society.
Antlophobia  Fear of floods.
Apiphobia  Fear of bees.
Arsonphobia  Fear of fire.
Atychiphobia  Fear of failure.
Aulophobia  Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia  Fear of gold.
Aviophobia  Fear of flying.
Bacteriophobia  Fear of bacteria.
Ballistophobia  Fear of missiles or bullets.
Bathophobia  Fear of depth.
Bibliophobia  Fear of books.
Botanophobia  Fear of plants.
Brontophobia  Fear of thunder and lightning
Cacophobia  Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia  Fear of newness, novelty.
Cardiophobia  Fear of the heart.
Carnophobia  Fear of meat.
Cathisophobia  Fear of sitting.
Catoptrophobia  Fear of mirrors.
Cenophobia  Fear of new things or ideas.
Chaetophobia  Fear of hair.
Cheimaphobia  Fear of cold.
Chionophobia  Fear of snow.
Chiraptophobia  Fear of being touched.
Chiroptophobia  Fear of bats.
Cholerophobia  Fear of anger or the fear of cholera.
Chorophobia  Fear of dancing.
Chrometophobia  Fear of money.
Chromophobia  Fear of colors.
Chronophobia  Fear of time.
Chronomentrophobia  Fear of clocks.
Cibophobia  Fear of food
Cryophobia  Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
Crystallophobia  Fear of crystals or glass.
Cyberphobia  Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Cyclophobia  Fear of bicycles.
Cynophobia  Fear of dogs or rabies.
Decidophobia  Fear of making decisions.
Demophobia  Fear of crowds
Dendrophobia  Fear of trees.
Dipsophobia  Fear of drinking.
Dystychiphobia  Fear of accidents.
Ecclesiophobia  Fear of church.
Ecophobia  Fear of home.
Electrophobia  Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia  Fear of freedom.
Elurophobia  Fear of cats.
Emetophobia  Fear of vomiting.
Enetophobia  Fear of pins.
Entomophobia  Fear of insects.
Epistemophobia  Fear of knowledge.
Equinophobia  Fear of horses.
Febriphobia  Fear of fever.
Frigophobia  Fear of cold
Galeophobia  Fear of cats.
Gamophobia  Fear of marriage.
Geliophobia  Fear of laughter.
Genuphobia  Fear of knees.
Geumaphobia  Fear of taste.
Glossophobia  Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
Hadephobia  Fear of hell.
Hagiophobia  Fear of saints or holy things.
Hamartophobia  Fear of sinning.
Hedonophobia  Fear of feeling pleasure.
Heliophobia  Fear of the sun.
Hemophobia  Fear of blood.
Hodophobia  Fear of road travel.
Hormephobia  Fear of shock.
Homichlophobia  Fear of fog.
Hylophobia  Fear of forests.
Hypengyophobia  Fear of responsibility.
Ichthyophobia  Fear of fish.
Ideophobia  Fear of ideas.
Iophobia  Fear of poison.
Judeophobia  Fear of Jews.
Koinoniphobia  Fear of rooms.
Kynophobia  Fear of rabies.
Kyphophobia  Fear of stooping.
Lachanophobia  Fear of vegetables.
Laliophobia or Lalophobia  Fear of speaking.
Limnophobia  Fear of lakes.
Logophobia  Fear of words.
Melissophobia  Fear of bees.
Metallophobia  Fear of metal.
Mnemophobia  Fear of memories.
Myrmecophobia  Fear of ants.
Necrophobia  Fear of death or dead things.
Nelophobia  Fear of glass.
Nephophobia  Fear of clouds.
Noctiphobia  Fear of the night.
Nomatophobia  Fear of names.
Nosocomephobia  Fear of hospitals.
Ochophobia  Fear of vehicles.
Octophobia  Fear of the figure 8.
Oneirophobia  Fear of dreams.
Ophidiophobia  Fear of snakes.
Ornithophobia  Fear of birds.
Papaphobia  Fear of the Pope.
Papyrophobia  Fear of paper.
Pediophobia  Fear of dolls.
Pedophobia  Fear of children.
Phasmophobia  Fear of ghosts.
Photophobia  Fear of light.
Phronemophobia  Fear of thinking.
Potophobia  Fear of alcohol.
Pharmacophobia  Fear of drugs.
Psychophobia  Fear of mind.
Pyrophobia  Fear of fire.
Quadraphobia  Fear of the number four.
Quintaphobia  Fear of the number five.
Radiophobia  Fear of radiation, x-rays
Ranidaphobia  Fear of frogs.
Scolionophobia  Fear of school.
Selenophobia  Fear of the moon.
Siderophobia  Fear of stars.
Somniphobia  Fear of sleep.
Suriphobia  Fear of mice.
Syngenesophobia  Fear of relatives.
Tachophobia  Fear of speed.
Technophobia  Fear of technology.
Telephonophobia  Fear of telephones.
Thaasophobia  Fear of sitting.
Thalassophobia  Fear of the sea.
Theophobia  Fear of gods or religion.
Thermophobia  Fear of heat.
Traumatophobia  Fear of injury.
Tuberculophobia  Fear of tuberculosis.
Uranophobia  Fear of heaven.
Vaccinophobia  Fear of vaccination.
Verbophobia  Fear of words.
Vestiphobia  Fear of clothing.
Walloonphobia  Fear of the Walloons.
Xenoglossophobia  Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia  Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Xerophobia  Fear of dryness.
Xyrophobia Fear of razors.
Zelophobia  Fear of jealousy.
Zeusophobia  Fear of God or gods.
Zoophobia  Fear of animals.

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