Sunday, June 24, 2012

20 Unusual Phobias That You Hardly Know...

A phobia is an irrational, intense and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals, or people. Phobia is also described as an unreasonable or abnormal fear. Well! Everyone is afraid of something. The most common phobias include falling, water, height, spiders, and the dark. Then what are some uncommon phobias? Here we bring you 20 such interesting yet uncommon phobias, take a look.


Deipnophobia


Fear of Dinner Parties

Arachibutyrophobia


Fear of Peanut Butter Sticking to the Roof of One's Mouth


Chaetophobia


Fear of hair

Peladophobia


Fear of bald people

Eleutherophobia


Fear of freedom

Cibophobia


Fear of food

Aerophobia


Fear of swallowing air

Geliophobia


Fear of laughter

Ophthalmophobia


Fear of opening one's eyes


Ergophobia


Fear of work

Transphobia


Fear of transgendered people

Tetraphobia


Fear of the number 4

Spasmenagaliaphobia


Fear of broken glass

Phobophobia


Fear of having a phobia

Panphobia


Fear of everything or constant fear of an unknown cause

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia


Fear of long words

Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia


Fear of the number 666

Paraskevidekatriaphobia


Fear of Friday the 13th

Haphephobia


Fear of being touched

Triskaidekaphobia


Fear of the number 13