15 Lesser Known But Equally Scary Phobias

Must’ve been a real jerk to name it “Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia”.
15 Lesser Known But Equally Scary Phobias

Arachnophobia might be the most well known phobia, but A through Z, there’s a phobia for just about everything. From long words to the color yellow, here’s 15 lesser known phobias that, to some, are as scary as it gets.

ARACHIBUTYRO- PHOBIA GRACKED.COM Get the milk. Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. While this has happened to almost everyone at some point, these people are extremely afraid of it, and avoid eating peanut butter altogether.
NOMOPHOBIA CRACKED.COM Couch cushions go flying. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone. It appears to be fairly common, since it often stems from a cell phone addiction. People with it experience anxiety about not having their phone, their battery dying, or lack of service.
PLUTOPHOBIA CRACKED COM Most people wish they had more money, but plutophobia is a fear of money or wealth. It may stem from a fear of the responsibilities or pressures associated with it, so they may sabotage their own career to prevent them from making more money.
XANTHO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM Xanthophobia is a fear of the color yellow. This phobia tends to interfere with everyday life, because school buses, flowers, and Big Bird can be found everywhere.
ABLUTO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM Ablutophobia is a fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning oneself, which can lead to unpleasant body odor and subsequent social isolation. Possibly resulting from a traumatic event involving water, it is related to aquaphobia (the fear of water).
GLOBO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM Globophobia is a fear of balloons. Especially hard for young children, as balloons usually frequent birthday parties, globophobia can also be linked to coulrophobia (the fear of clowns), as the two are often found together.
HIPPOPOTOMONSTR OSESQUIPPEDALIO- PHOBIA New Compact Oxford ENGLISH Dictionary CRACKED COM Hippopotomonstrosesquippedalio- phobia is a fear of long words. This phobia may develop from the embarrassment of mispronouncing long words while reading in front of the class. Ironically (or just to be mean), it's the longest word in the dictionary.
OMPHALO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM Not hitting the beach anytime soon, people with omphalophobia have a fear of belly buttons. Sufferers avoid seeing or touching belly buttons (even their own), possibly even putting a bandage over it to avoid looking at it.
LINONO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM I got no strings to hold me down. People with linonophobia will have an extreme reaction when seeing or even thinking of string. Possibly stemming from a fear of being restrained or restricted, sewing or tying shoes is a no-go.
POGONO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM It's too bad they've been in style lately, because people with pogonophobia have a fear of beards. Possibly stemming from an incident with a bearded person, or just not liking that a beard hides someone's face.
EISOPTRO- PHOBIA CRACKED.COM Do I have something in my teeth? Eisoptrophobia is a fear of mirrors or any reflective surfaces. It may stem from superstitions about mirrors, believing that breaking one causes bad luck, or that they'll see something supernatural in a mirror, like a ghost.
DEIPNO- PHOBIA CRACKED COM Table for one. Deipnophobia is a fear of dining with others, dinner conversations, or having to carry out a conversation while eating. It possibly stems from being ridiculed as a child for the way they ate, or for not following proper table etiquette.
VESTIPHOBIA CRACKED.COM Vestiphobia is a fear of clothing. This manifests as a fear of of tight-fitting, restricting clothing, or a fear of all clothing, or a specific garment, like former soldiers developing a fear of military uniforms.
CHERO- PHOBIA GRACKED.COM No Bobby McFerrin here. Cherophobia is an irrational aversion to being happy. Sufferers are often afraid to be happy, or participate in fun activities, because they believe that something bad will soon follow the happiness.
РНОВО- PHOBIA F E1 A1 R, CRACKED.COM The only thing to fear is fear itself. Phobophobia is a fear of phobias. Sufferers spiral into a circle of anxiety from fearing fear, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. They often avoid social situations or anything that can lead to anxiety.
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