20 Most Bizarre Yet Genuine Fears People Have

Blog By Helma  |  27-03-18

Fear keeps us alive. But we shouldn’t be fully dominated by it and try facing them so that we overcome them.Sometimes these fears become phobia and it’s usually mundane things.

Aibohphobia.

Aibohphobia.

Fear of words that are spelled the same backwards and forwards, palpalindromes. How ironic, aibohphobia is a palindrome in itself.


Ablutophobia.

Ablutophobia.

The fear of bathing is known as Ablutophobia.


Hylophobia.

Hylophobia.

The fear of wood, trees, and forests is known as Hylophobia.


Decidophobia.

Decidophobia.

If you are afraid of making decisions then you suffer from Decidophobia.


Descendophobia.

Descendophobia.

The fear of walking down any form of incline, including stairs or hills is called Descendophobia.


Panphobia.

Panphobia.

The fear of a persistent evil. Basically the fear of, literally “everything” is Panphobia.


Gephyrophobia.

Gephyrophobia.

The fear of crossing bridges Gephyrophobia.


Ergophobia.

Ergophobia.

This phobia is mostly for lazy people, the fear of work. Yes they named it, Ergophobia.


Trypophobia.

Trypophobia.

Trypophobia is fear of objects with irregular patterns of holes. Weird!


Oikophobia.

Oikophobia.

Oikophobia is the fear of household appliances. Good excuse to get away with the household chores.


Chronophobia.

Chronophobia.

Chronophobia is the fear of time passing. Do these people really exist.


Nomophobia

Nomophobia

This phobia has taken the whole generation literally. Nomophobia is the fear of not having cell phone reception or not having access to a phone.


Coulrophobia.

Coulrophobia.

The fear of clowns is known as Coulrophobia.


Neophobia.

Neophobia.

Neophobia is a fear of anything new. Afraid of trying new things! how boring!


Philophobia.

Philophobia.

Philophobia is the fear of emotional attachment (or falling in love). Explains why I am single. *sighs*


Phagophobia.

Phagophobia.

This is insane, the fear of swallowing food or pills is known as Phagophobia.


Heliophobia.

Heliophobia.

Heliophobia is a fear of sunlight. Vampires!


Haphephobia.

Haphephobia.

Haphephobia is the fear of being touched. They'll probably die alone.


Somniphobia.

Somniphobia.

Somniphobia is the fear of falling asleep. How do you live human?


Omphalophobia.

Omphalophobia.

This is the weirdest one on the list. Omphalophobia is the fear of belly buttons.








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