Phobia Words  Subscribe E-mail  Words Bookshop  Link to this Site  Take Our Survey  Add to Favorites

BORED? Play our free word gamesINTERACTIVE HANGMAN

Phobia words are words that end in –phobia from the Greek for fear or hatred. You have probably heard of arachnophobia (fear of spiders), claustrophobia (fear of confined spaces), and agoraphobia (fear of open spaces), but did you know there are hundreds of such words, mostly coined by psychologists and doctors over the years?

It probably comes as no surprise to learn that there are words for the fear of heights, snakes, flying, and the sight of blood. But there are also words for the fear of chickens, your stepmother, Chinese people, beards, and even giving birth to monsters!

We have gathered together words for phobias from many sources, creating the largest ever list of such words. Below are almost 650 phobia words. Find out the names for your phobias. Click here to see what they mean.

ablutophobia, acarophobia, acerbophobia, acerophobia, achluophobia, acidophobia, acousticophobia, acrophobia, aelurophobia, aeronausiphobia, aerophobia, agliophobia, agoraphobia, agraphobia, agrizoophobia, agyiophobia, agyrophobia, aibohphobia, aichmophobia, aichurophobia, ailourophobia, ailurophobia, airphobia, albuminurophobia, alcoholophobia, alektorophobia, algophobia, alliumphobia, allodoxaphobia, altophobia, alychiphobia, amathophobia, amaxophobia, ambulophobia, amechophobia, amnesiophobia, amychophobia, anablepophobia, ancraophobia, androphobia, anemiaphobia, anemophobia, anginophobia, Anglophobia, ankylophobia, anophelophobia, anthophobia, anthropophobia, antlophobia, anuptaphobia, apeirophobia, aphephobia, apiophobia, apiphobia, aquaphobia, arachibutyrophobia, arachnephobia, arachniphobia, arachnophobia, arithmophobia, Armenophobia, arrhenophobia, arsonophobia, asthenophobia, astraphobia, astrapophobia, astrophobia, ataxiophobia, ataxophobia, atelophobia, atephobia, atychiphobia, aulophobia, aurophobia, auroraphobia, Austrophobia, automysophobia, autophobia, aviatophobia, bacilliphobia, bacillophobia, bacteriaphobia, bacteriophobia, ballistophobia, ballistrophobia, barophobia, basiphobia, basistasiphobia, basophobia, basostasophobia, batarachophobia, bathmophobia, bathophobia, batophobia, batrachophobia, belonephobia, bibliophobia, blennophobia, blenophobia, bogyphobia, botanophobia, bromidrosiphobia, bromidrosophobia, brontephobia, brontophobia, cacophobia, cacophonophobia, cainophobia, cainotophobia, calciphobia, cancerophobia, cancerphobia, carcinomatophobia, carcinophobia, cardiophobia, carnophobia, catagelophobia, catapedaphobia, cathisophobia, catophtrophobia, catoptrophobia, celtophobia, cenophobia, cenotophobia, centophobia, ceraunophobia, chactophobia, chaetophobia, cheimaphobia, cheimatophobia, cherophobia, chidophobia, chionophobia, chiraptophobia, choleraphobia, cholerophobia, chorophobia, chrematophobia, chromatophobia, chrometophobia, chromophobia, chronophobia, cibophobia, claustrophobia, cleisiophobia, cleithrophobia, cleptophobia, climacophobia, clinophobia, clithrophobia, cnidophobia, coimetrophobia, coitophobia, colorphobia, cometophobia, contrectophobia, coprophobia, coprostasophobia, corpulophobia, counterphobia, cremnophobia, criticophobia, cryophobia, crystallophobia, cyberphobia, cyclophobia, cymophobia, cynophobia, cyprianophobia, cypridophobia, cyprinophobia, cypriphobia, daemonophobia, decidophobia, defecalgesiophobia, deipnophobia, dementophobia, demonophobia, demophobia, dendrophobia, dentophobia, dermatopathophobia, dermatophobia, dermatosiophobia, dextrophobia, diabetophobia, diametrophobia, didaskaleinophobia, dikephobia, dinophobia, diplopiaphobia, diplychiphobia, dipsomanophobia, dipsophobia, dishabillophobia, domatophobia, doraphobia, dromophobia, dysmorphophobia, dystychiphobia, ecclesiophobia, ecophobia, eisoptrophobia, electrophobia, elektrophobia, eleutherophobia, elurophobia, emetophobia, enetophobia, enissophobia, enochlophobia, enosiophobia, entomophobia, entonophobia, entophobia, eosophobia, eremiophobia, eremophobia, ereuthophobia, ereuthrophobia, ergasiophobia, ergophobia, ermitophobia, erotophobia, erythrophobia, esodophobia, euphobia, euphophobia, eurotophobia, expansophobia, febriphobia, felinophobia, feminophobia, Francophobia, frigophobia, galeophobia, Gallophobia, gametophobia, gamophobia, gatophobia, geliophobia, gelophobia, geniophobia, genophobia, gentianophobia, gephydrophobia, gephyrophobia, gerascophobia, Germanophobia, geumaphobia, geumatophobia, geumophobia, glossophobia, graphophobia, grecophobia, gringophobia, gymnophobia, gynephobia, gynophobia, hadephobia, haematophobia, hagiophobia, halophobia, hamartophobia, haphephobia, hapnophobia, haptephobia, haptophobia, harmatophobia, harpaxophobia, hedonophobia, heliophobia, hellenophobia, helminthophobia, hemaphobia, hematophobia, hemophobia, heresyphobia, herpetophobia, hierophobia, hippophobia, hodophobia, homichlophobia, homilophobia, homophobia, hoplophobia, hormephobia, hyalophobia, hydrophobia, hydrophobophobia, hydrophophobia, hyelophobia, hygrophobia, hylephobia, hylophobia, hypegiaphobia, hypengyophobia, hypnophobia, hypophobia, hypsiphobia, hypsophobia, iatrophobia, ichthyophobia, iconophobia, ideophobia, illyngophobia, iophobia, isolophobia, isopterophobia, Italophobia, ithyphallophobia, Japanophobia, Judaeophobia, Judeophobia, Judophobia, kainophobia, kainotophobia, kakorraphiophobia, kakorrhaphiophobia, kakorrhphiophobia, katagelophobia, kathisophobia, kenophobia, keraunophobia, kinesophobia, kinetophobia, kleptophobia, koinoniphobia, kolpophobia, koniophobia, kopophobia, kynophobia, lachanophobia, laliophobia, lalophobia, latrophobia, lepraphobia, leprophobia, levophobia, ligyrophobia, lilapsophobia, limnophobia, linonophobia, liticaphobia, logophobia, lunaediesophobia, lygophobia, lyssiophobia, lyssophobia, macrophobia, maieusiophobia, malaxophobia, maniaphobia, mastigophobia, mechanophobia, medectophobia, medomalacophobia, medorthophobia, megalophobia, melissophobia, melophobia, meningitophobia, menophobia, merinthophobia, metallophobia, meteorophobia, metrophobia, microbiophobia, microphobia, misophobia, molysmophobia, molysomophobia, monopathophobia, monophobia, motorphobia, muriphobia, musicophobia, musophobia, mycophobia, myctophobia, myrmecophobia, mysophobia, mythophobia, myxophobia, nebulaphobia, necrophobia, negrophobia, nelophobia, neopharmaphobia, neophobia, nephophobia, noctiphobia, nomatophobia, nosocomephobia, nosophobia, nostophobia, novercaphobia, nucleomitophobia, nudiphobia, nudophobia, nyctophobia, obesophobia, ochlophobia, ochophobia, odontophobia, odynophobia, oecophobia, oenophobia, oikophobia, oiuophobia, olfactophobia, ombrophobia, ommatophobia, ommetaphobia, omophagiaphobia, omositiaphobia, oneirogmophobia, onomatophobia, ophiciophobia, ophidiophobia, ophiophobia, ophresiophobia, ophthalmophobia, optophobia, ornithophobia, orthophobia, osmiophobia, osmophobia, osphresiophobia, ostraconophobia, ouranophobia, paedophobia, pamphobia, panophobia, panphobia, pantaphobia, panthophobia, pantophobia, papaphobia, papyrophobia, paralipophobia, paraphobia, parasitophobia, paronomasiaphobia, parthenophobia, paterophobia, pathophobia, patroiophobia, peccatiphobia, peccatophobia, pediculophobia, pediophobia, pedophobia, peladophobia, pellagrophobia, peniaphobia, pentheraphobia, phagophobia, phalacrophobia, phallophobia, pharmacophobia, phasmophobia, phengophobia, philemaphobia, philematophobia, philophobia, philosophobia, phlebophobia, phobia, phobologophobia, phobophobia, phonophobia, photaugiaphobia, photaugiophobia, photophobia, phronemophobia, phthiriophobia, phthisiophobia, phthisophobia, placophobia, pluviophobia, pneumatophobia, pnigerophobia, pnigophobia, pocrescophobia, pogonophobia, poinephobia, policophobia, politicophobia, polyphobia, ponophobia, poperyphobia, porphyrophobia, potamophobia, potomophobia, potophobia, primeisodophobia, proctophobia, profundophobia, prosophobia, proteinphobia, psellismophobia, pseudohydrophobia, psychophobia, psychrophobia, pteronophobia, pyrexeophobia, pyrexiophobia, pyrophobia, radiaphobia, radiophobia, rectophobia, rhabdophobia, rhinophobia, rhypophobia, rhytiphobia, rupophobia, Russophobia, rypophobia, sarmassophobia, Satanophobia, scabiophobia, scatophobia, scelerophobia, sciaphobia, sciophobia, scoleciphobia, scopophobia, scoptophobia, scotomaphobia, scotophobia, scriptophobia, selaphobia, selenophobia, septophobia, sexophobia, sheksophobia, siderodromophobia, siderophobia, sinistrophobia, Sinophobia, sitiophobia, sitophobia, skiaphobia, snakephobia, soceraphobia, sociophobia, soleciphobia, sophophobia, Sovietophobia, spacephobia, spectrophobia, spermatophobia, spermophobia, spheksophobia, stasibasiphobia, stasiphobia, stasobasiphobia, stasophobia, staurophobia, stenophobia, stygiophobia, swinophobia, symbolophobia, symmetrophobia, syngenescophobia, syngenesophobia, syphilidophobia, syphiliphobia, syphilophobia, tabophobia, tachophobia, taeniiphobia, taeniophobia, taphephobia, taphophobia, tapinophobia, taurophobia, technophobia, teleophobia, telephonophobia, teletophobia, teniophobia, teratophobia, Teutonophobia, Teutophobia, textophobia, thaasophobia, thalassophobia, thanatophobia, thassophobia, theatrophobia, theologicophobia, theophobia, thermophobia, thixophobia, tocophobia, tomophobia, tonitrophobia, tonitruphobia, topophobia, toxicophobia, toxiphobia, toxophobia, traumatophobia, tredecaphobia, tremophobia, triakaidekaphobia, trichinophobia, trichopathophobia, trichophobia, tridecaphobia, triskadekaphobia, triskaidekaphobia, tropophobia, tryapanophobia, tuberculophobia, tyrannophobia, uranophobia, urophobia, vacansopapurosophobia, vaccinophobia, venereophobia, venustaphobia, verbaphobia, verbophobia, vermiophobia, vermiphobia, vestiophobia, virgivitiphobia, virgivitphobia, vitricophobia, xenophobia, xerophobia, xylophobia, ylophobia, zelophobia, zenophobia, zoophobia.

Not all phobia words mean fear or hatred. Sometimes the meaning is that of an intolerance or aversion to something. And in the case of hypophobia, it is not a fear or intolerance at all; hypophobia means absence of fear.

Do you know anyone else who would enjoy this? Email this page to a friend.
Also: Sign up for our free web site updates here.

[Top of Page] [Home Page] ©1999-2014 Fun-with-words.com
Recommended Book:
Biblia Anagrammatica or the Anagrammatic...
Buy this book at Amazon
View all in this category:
Anagrams Books
Hundreds more books at:
Wordplay Book Store




 
achluophobia
is the fear of darkness
Click for more phobia words