1. There are more than 400 distinct phobias well recognized by psychologists.
  2. Papaphobia is the fear of the Pope.
  3. Phobophobia
    is the fear of having a phobia.
  4. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
    is the fear of the number 666.
  5. Nomophobia
    is the fear of being without your mobile phone or losing your signal.
  6. Anatidaephobia is the weird fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.
  7. Caligynephobia
    is the fear of beautiful women.
  8. Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass.
  9. Cherophobia is the fear of being too happy because "something tragic" will happen.
  10. Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.
  11. Phobias may be memories passed down through generations in DNA, according to a new research.
  12. Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Mussolini and Hitler, all suffered from ailurophobia, the fear of cats.
  13. Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school.
  14. "Pistanthrophobia" is the fear of trusting people due to bad past experiences.
  15. Ommatophobia is the fear of eyes.
  16. Odontophobia
    is the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care.
  17. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia
    is the fear of long words.
  18. Ombrophobia
    is the fear of rain, which can cause severe anxiety attacks.
  19. Gamophobia is the fear of getting married or being in a relationship.
  20. Trypophobia
    is the fear of objects with small holes.
  21. Xanthophobia
    is the fear of the colour yellow.
  22. Xenoglossophobia
    is the fear of foreign languages.
  23. Syngenesophobia is the fear of relatives.
  24. Pogonophobia is the fear of beards.
  25. Hylophobia is the fear of trees.
  26. Omphalophobia is the fear of bellybuttons.
  27. Turophobia is the fear of cheese.
  28. Anthophobia is the fear of flowers.
  29. Madonna suffers from brontophobia: a fear of thunders.
  30. Mageirocophobia is the fear of having to cook.
  31. Metrophobia is the fear of poetry.
  32. Ophidiophobia is the abnormal fear of snakes.
  33. Ephebiphobia is the fear of young people.
  34. Hamartophobia is the fear of sinning.
  35. Phonophobia is the fear or aversion of loud sounds.
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