List of phobias

  • Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.
  • Acarophobia- Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.
  • Acerophobia- Fear of sourness.
  • Achluophobia- Fear of darkness.
  • Acousticophobia- Fear of noise.
  • Acrophobia- Fear of heights.
  • Aerophobia- Fear of drafts, air swallowing, or airbourne noxious substances.
  • Aeroacrophobia- Fear of open high places.
  • Aeronausiphobia- Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
  • Agateophobia- Fear of insanity.
  • Agliophobia- Fear of pain.
  • Agoraphobia- Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a safe place.
  • Agraphobia- Fear of sexual abuse.
  • Agrizoophobia- Fear of wild animals.
  • Agyrophobia- Fear of streets or crossing the street.
  • Aichmophobia- Fear of needles or pointed objects.
  • Ailurophobia- Fear of cats.
  • Albuminurophobia- Fear of kidney disease.
  • Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.
  • Algophobia- Fear of pain.
  • Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic.
  • Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions.
  • Altophobia- Fear of heights.
  • Amathophobia- Fear of dust.
  • Amaxophobia- Fear of riding in a car.
  • Ambulophobia- Fear of walking.
  • Amnesiphobia- Fear of amnesia.
  • Amychophobia- Fear of scratches or being scratched.
  • Anablephobia- Fear of looking up.
  • Ancraophobia- Fear of wind. (Anemophobia)
  • Androphobia- Fear of men.
  • Anemophobia- Fear of air drafts or wind.(Ancraophobia) 
  • Anginophobia- Fear of angina, choking or narrowness.
  • Anglophobia- Fear of England or English culture, etc.
  • Angrophobia – Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
  • Ankylophobia- Fear of immobility of a joint.
  • Anthrophobia or Anthophobia- Fear of flowers.
  • Anthropophobia- Fear of people or society.
  • Antlophobia- Fear of floods.
  • Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single.
  • Apeirophobia- Fear of infinity.
  • Aphenphosmphobia- Fear of being touched. (Haphephobia)
  • Apiphobia- Fear of bees.
  • Apotemnophobia- Fear of persons with amputations.
  • Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
  • Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia- Fear of spiders.
  • Arithmophobia- Fear of numbers.
  • Arrhenphobia- Fear of men.
  • Arsonphobia- Fear of fire.
  • Asthenophobia- Fear of fainting or weakness.
  • Astraphobia or Astrapophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.(Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia)
  • Astrophobia- Fear of stars or celestial space.
  • Asymmetriphobia- Fear of asymmetrical things.
  • Ataxiophobia- Fear of ataxia. (muscular incoordination)
  • Ataxophobia- Fear of disorder or untidiness.
  • Atelophobia- Fear of imperfection.
  • Atephobia- Fear of ruin or ruins.
  • Athazagoraphobia- Fear of being forgotton or ignored or forgetting.
  • Atomosophobia- Fear of atomic explosions.
  • Atychiphobia- Fear of failure.
  • Aulophobia- Fear of flutes.
  • Aurophobia- Fear of gold.
  • Auroraphobia- Fear of Northern lights.
  • Autodysomophobia- Fear of one that has a vile odor.
  • Automatonophobia- Fear of ventriloquist’s dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues – anything that falsly represents a sentient being.
  • Automysophobia- Fear of being dirty.
  • Autophobia- Fear of being alone or of oneself.
  • Aviophobia or Aviatophobia- Fear of flying.
  • Bacillophobia- Fear of microbes.
  • Bacteriophobia- Fear of bacteria.
  • Ballistophobia- Fear of missiles or bullets.
  • Bolshephobia- Fear of Bolsheviks.
  • Barophobia- Fear of gravity.
  • Basophobia or Basiphobia- Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.
  • Bathmophobia- Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
  • Bathophobia- Fear of depth.
  • Batophobia- Fear of heights or being close to high buildings.
  • Batrachophobia- Fear of amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc.
  • Belonephobia- Fear of pins and needles. (Aichmophobia)
  • Bibliophobia- Fear of books.
  • Blennophobia- Fear of slime.
  • Bogyphobia- Fear of bogeys or the bogeyman.
  • Botanophobia- Fear of plants.
  • Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia- Fear of body smells.
  • Brontophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.
  • Bufonophobia- Fear of toads.
  • Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.
  • Cainophobia or Cainotophobia- Fear of newness, novelty.
  • Caligynephobia- Fear of beautiful women.
  • Cancerophobia or Carcinophobia- Fear of cancer.
  • Cardiophobia- Fear of the heart.
  • Carnophobia- Fear of meat.
  • Catagelophobia- Fear of being ridiculed.
  • Catapedaphobia- Fear of jumping from high and low places.
  • Cathisophobia- Fear of sitting.
  • Catoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors.
  • Cenophobia or Centophobia- Fear of new things or ideas.
  • Ceraunophobia or Keraunophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.(Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
  • Chaetophobia- Fear of hair.
  • Cheimaphobia or Cheimatophobia- Fear of cold.(Frigophobia, Psychophobia)
  • Chemophobia- Fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.
  • Cherophobia- Fear of gaiety.
  • Chionophobia- Fear of snow.
  • Chiraptophobia- Fear of being touched.
  • Chirophobia- Fear of hands.
  • Chiroptophobia- Fear of bats.
  • Cholerophobia- Fear of anger or the fear of cholera.
  • Chorophobia- Fear of dancing.
  • Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia- Fear of money.
  • Chromophobia or Chromatophobia- Fear of colors.
  • Chronophobia- Fear of time.
  • Chronomentrophobia- Fear of clocks.
  • Cibophobia- Fear of food.(Sitophobia, Sitiophobia)
  • Claustrophobia- Fear of confined spaces.
  • Cleithrophobia or Cleisiophobia- Fear of being locked in an enclosed place.
  • Cleptophobia- Fear of stealing.
  • Climacophobia- Fear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs.
  • Clinophobia- Fear of going to bed.
  • Clithrophobia or Cleithrophobia- Fear of being enclosed.
  • Cnidophobia- Fear of stings.
  • Cometophobia- Fear of comets.
  • Coimetrophobia- Fear of cemeteries.
  • Coitophobia- Fear of coitus.
  • Contreltophobia- Fear of sexual abuse.
  • Coprastasophobia- Fear of constipation.
  • Coprophobia- Fear of feces.
  • Consecotaleophobia- Fear of chopsticks.
  • Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns.
  • Counterphobia- The preference by a phobic for fearful situations.
  • Cremnophobia- Fear of precipices.
  • Cryophobia- Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
  • Crystallophobia- Fear of crystals or glass.
  • Cyberphobia- Fear of computers or working on a computer.
  • Cyclophobia- Fear of bicycles.
  • Cymophobia or Kymophobia- Fear of waves or wave like motions.
  • Cynophobia- Fear of dogs or rabies.
  • Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia – Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.
  • Decidophobia- Fear of making decisions.
  • Defecaloesiophobia- Fear of painful bowels movements.
  • Deipnophobia- Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
  • Dementophobia- Fear of insanity.
  • Demonophobia or Daemonophobia- Fear of demons.
  • Demophobia- Fear of crowds. (Agoraphobia)
  • Dendrophobia- Fear of trees.
  • Dentophobia- Fear of dentists.
  • Dermatophobia- Fear of skin lesions.
  • Dermatosiophobia or Dermatophobia or Dermatopathophobia- Fear of skin disease.
  • Dextrophobia- Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
  • Diabetophobia- Fear of diabetes.
  • Didaskaleinophobia- Fear of going to school.
  • Dikephobia- Fear of justice.
  • Dinophobia- Fear of dizziness or whirlpools.
  • Diplophobia- Fear of double vision.
  • Dipsophobia- Fear of drinking.
  • Dishabiliophobia- Fear of undressing in front of someone.
  • Disposophobia- Fear of throwing stuff out. Hoarding.
  • Domatophobia- Fear of houses or being in a house.(Eicophobia, Oikophobia)
  • Doraphobia- Fear of fur or skins of animals.
  • Doxophobia- Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.
  • Dromophobia- Fear of crossing streets.
  • Dutchphobia- Fear of the Dutch.
  • Dysmorphophobia- Fear of deformity.
  • Dystychiphobia- Fear of accidents.
  • Ecclesiophobia- Fear of church.
  • Ecophobia- Fear of home.
  • Eicophobia- Fear of home surroundings.(Domatophobia, Oikophobia)
  • Eisoptrophobia- Fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.
  • Electrophobia- Fear of electricity.
  • Eleutherophobia- Fear of freedom.
  • Elurophobia- Fear of cats. (Ailurophobia)
  • Emetophobia- Fear of vomiting.
  • Enetophobia- Fear of pins.
  • Enochlophobia- Fear of crowds.
  • Enosiophobia or Enissophobia- Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.
  • Entomophobia- Fear of insects.
  • Eosophobia- Fear of dawn or daylight.
  • Ephebiphobia- Fear of teenagers.
  • Epistaxiophobia- Fear of nosebleeds.
  • Epistemophobia- Fear of knowledge.
  • Equinophobia- Fear of horses.
  • Eremophobia- Fear of being oneself or of lonliness.
  • Ereuthrophobia- Fear of blushing.
  • Ergasiophobia- 1) Fear of work or functioning. 2) Surgeon’s fear of operating.
  • Ergophobia- Fear of work.
  • Erotophobia- Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
  • Euphobia- Fear of hearing good news.
  • Eurotophobia- Fear of female genitalia.
  • Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia- 1) Fear of redlights. 2) Blushing. 3) Red.
  • Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia- Fear of fever.
  • Felinophobia- Fear of cats. (Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Galeophobia, Gatophobia)
  • Francophobia- Fear of France or French culture. (Gallophobia, Galiophobia)
  • Frigophobia- Fear of cold or cold things.(Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia)
  • Galeophobia or Gatophobia- Fear of cats.
  • Gallophobia or Galiophobia- Fear France or French culture. (Francophobia) 
  • Gamophobia- Fear of marriage.
  • Geliophobia- Fear of laughter.
  • Gelotophobia- Fear of being laughed at.
  • Geniophobia- Fear of chins.
  • Genophobia- Fear of sex.
  • Genuphobia- Fear of knees.
  • Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia- Fear of crossing bridges.
  • Germanophobia- Fear of Germany or German culture.
  • Gerascophobia- Fear of growing old.
  • Gerontophobia- Fear of old people or of growing old.
  • Geumaphobia or Geumophobia- Fear of taste.
  • Glossophobia- Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
  • Gnosiophobia- Fear of knowledge.
  • Graphophobia- Fear of writing or handwriting.
  • Gymnophobia- Fear of nudity.
  • Gynephobia or Gynophobia- Fear of women.
  • Hadephobia- Fear of hell.
  • Hagiophobia- Fear of saints or holy things.
  • Hamartophobia- Fear of sinning.
  • Haphephobia or Haptephobia- Fear of being touched.
  • Harpaxophobia- Fear of being robbed.
  • Hedonophobia- Fear of feeling pleasure.
  • Heliophobia- Fear of the sun.
  • Hellenologophobia- Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
  • Helminthophobia- Fear of being infested with worms.
  • Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia- Fear of blood.
  • Heresyphobia or Hereiophobia- Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
  • Herpetophobia- Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
  • Heterophobia- Fear of the opposite sex. (Sexophobia)
  • Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia- Fear of the number 666.
  • Hierophobia- Fear of priests or sacred things.
  • Hippophobia- Fear of horses.
  • Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia- Fear of long words.
  • Hobophobia- Fear of bums or beggars.
  • Hodophobia- Fear of road travel.
  • Hormephobia- Fear of shock.
  • Homichlophobia- Fear of fog.
  • Homilophobia- Fear of sermons.
  • Hominophobia- Fear of men.
  • Homophobia- Fear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.
  • Hoplophobia- Fear of firearms.
  • Hydrargyophobia- Fear of mercurial medicines.
  • Hydrophobia- Fear of water or of rabies.
  • Hydrophobophobia- Fear of rabies.
  • Hyelophobia or Hyalophobia- Fear of glass.
  • Hygrophobia- Fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.
  • Hylephobia- Fear of materialism or the fear of epilepsy.
  • Hylophobia- Fear of forests.
  • Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia- Fear of responsibility.
  • Hypnophobia- Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
  • Hypsiphobia- Fear of height.
  • Iatrophobia- Fear of going to the doctor or of doctors.
  • Ichthyophobia- Fear of fish.
  • Ideophobia- Fear of ideas.
  • Illyngophobia- Fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down.
  • Iophobia- Fear of poison.
  • Insectophobia – Fear of insects.
  • Isolophobia- Fear of solitude, being alone.
  • Isopterophobia- Fear of termites, insects that eat wood.
  • Ithyphallophobia- Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.
  • Japanophobia- Fear of Japanese.
  • Judeophobia- Fear of Jews.
  • Kainolophobia or Kainophobia- Fear of anything new, novelty.
  • Kakorrhaphiophobia- Fear of failure or defeat.
  • Katagelophobia- Fear of ridicule.
  • Kathisophobia- Fear of sitting down.
  • Katsaridaphobia- Fear of cockroaches.
  • Kenophobia- Fear of voids or empty spaces.
  • Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.(Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
  • Kinetophobia or Kinesophobia- Fear of movement or motion.
  • Kleptophobia- Fear of stealing.
  • Koinoniphobia- Fear of rooms.
  • Kolpophobia- Fear of genitals, particularly female.
  • Kopophobia- Fear of fatigue.
  • Koniophobia- Fear of dust. (Amathophobia)
  • Kosmikophobia- Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
  • Kymophobia- Fear of waves. (Cymophobia)
  • Kynophobia- Fear of rabies.
  • Kyphophobia- Fear of stooping.
  • Lachanophobia- Fear of vegetables.
  • Laliophobia or Lalophobia- Fear of speaking.
  • Leprophobia or Lepraphobia- Fear of leprosy.
  • Leukophobia- Fear of the color white.
  • Levophobia- Fear of things to the left side of the body.
  • Ligyrophobia- Fear of loud noises.
  • Lilapsophobia- Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
  • Limnophobia- Fear of lakes.
  • Linonophobia- Fear of string.
  • Liticaphobia- Fear of lawsuits.
  • Lockiophobia- Fear of childbirth.
  • Logizomechanophobia- Fear of computers.
  • Logophobia- Fear of words.
  • Luiphobia- Fear of lues, syphillis.
  • Lutraphobia- Fear of otters.
  • Lygophobia- Fear of darkness.
  • Lyssophobia- Fear of rabies or of becoming mad.
  • Macrophobia- Fear of long waits.
  • Mageirocophobia- Fear of cooking.
  • Maieusiophobia- Fear of childbirth.
  • Malaxophobia- Fear of love play. (Sarmassophobia)
  • Maniaphobia- Fear of insanity.
  • Mastigophobia- Fear of punishment.
  • Mechanophobia- Fear of machines.
  • Medomalacuphobia- Fear of losing an erection.
  • Medorthophobia- Fear of an erect penis.
  • Megalophobia- Fear of large things.
  • Melissophobia- Fear of bees.
  • Melanophobia- Fear of the color black.
  • Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music.
  • Meningitophobia- Fear of brain disease.
  • Menophobia- Fear of menstruation.
  • Merinthophobia- Fear of being bound or tied up.
  • Metallophobia- Fear of metal.
  • Metathesiophobia- Fear of changes.
  • Meteorophobia- Fear of meteors.
  • Methyphobia- Fear of alcohol.
  • Metrophobia- Fear or hatred of poetry.
  • Microbiophobia- Fear of microbes. (Bacillophobia)
  • Microphobia- Fear of small things.
  • Misophobia or Mysophobia- Fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.
  • Mnemophobia- Fear of memories.
  • Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia- Fear of dirt or contamination.
  • Monophobia- Fear of solitude or being alone.
  • Monopathophobia- Fear of definite disease.
  • Motorphobia- Fear of automobiles.
  • Mottephobia- Fear of moths.
  • Musophobia or Muriphobia- Fear of mice.
  • Mycophobia- Fear or aversion to mushrooms.
  • Mycrophobia- Fear of small things.
  • Myctophobia- Fear of darkness.
  • Myrmecophobia- Fear of ants.
  • Mythophobia- Fear of myths or stories or false statements.
  • Myxophobia- Fear of slime. (Blennophobia)
  • Nebulaphobia- Fear of fog. (Homichlophobia)
  • Necrophobia- Fear of death or dead things.
  • Nelophobia- Fear of glass.
  • Neopharmaphobia- Fear of new drugs.
  • Neophobia- Fear of anything new.
  • Nephophobia- Fear of clouds.
  • Noctiphobia- Fear of the night.
  • Nomatophobia- Fear of names.
  • Nosocomephobia- Fear of hospitals.
  • Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia- Fear of becoming ill.
  • Nostophobia- Fear of returning home.
  • Novercaphobia- Fear of your step-mother.
  • Nucleomituphobia- Fear of nuclear weapons.
  • Nudophobia- Fear of nudity.
  • Numerophobia- Fear of numbers.
  • Nyctohylophobia- Fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night
  • Nyctophobia- Fear of the dark or of night.
  • Obesophobia- Fear of gaining weight.(Pocrescophobia)
  • Ochlophobia- Fear of crowds or mobs.
  • Ochophobia- Fear of vehicles.
  • Octophobia – Fear of the figure 8.
  • Odontophobia- Fear of teeth or dental surgery.
  • Odynophobia or Odynephobia- Fear of pain. (Algophobia)
  • Oenophobia- Fear of wines.
  • Oikophobia- Fear of home surroundings, house.(Domatophobia, Eicophobia)
  • Olfactophobia- Fear of smells.
  • Ombrophobia- Fear of rain or of being rained on.
  • Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia- Fear of eyes.
  • Omphalophobia- Fear of belly buttons.
  • Oneirophobia- Fear of dreams.
  • Oneirogmophobia- Fear of wet dreams.
  • Onomatophobia- Fear of hearing a certain word or of names.
  • Ophidiophobia- Fear of snakes. (Snakephobia)
  • Ophthalmophobia- Fear of being stared at.
  • Opiophobia- Fear medical doctors experience of prescribing needed pain medications for patients.
  • Optophobia- Fear of opening one’s eyes.
  • Ornithophobia- Fear of birds.
  • Orthophobia- Fear of property.
  • Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia- Fear of smells or odors.
  • Ostraconophobia- Fear of shellfish.
  • Ouranophobia or Uranophobia- Fear of heaven.
  • Pagophobia- Fear of ice or frost.
  • Panthophobia- Fear of suffering and disease.
  • Panophobia or Pantophobia- Fear of everything.
  • Papaphobia- Fear of the Pope.
  • Papyrophobia- Fear of paper.
  • Paralipophobia- Fear of neglecting duty or responsibility.
  • Paraphobia- Fear of sexual perversion.
  • Parasitophobia- Fear of parasites.
  • Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th.
  • Parthenophobia- Fear of virgins or young girls.
  • Pathophobia- Fear of disease.
  • Patroiophobia- Fear of heredity.
  • Parturiphobia- Fear of childbirth.
  • Peccatophobia- Fear of sinning or imaginary crimes.
  • Pediculophobia- Fear of lice.
  • Pediophobia- Fear of dolls.
  • Pedophobia- Fear of children.
  • Peladophobia- Fear of bald people.
  • Pellagrophobia- Fear of pellagra.
  • Peniaphobia- Fear of poverty.
  • Pentheraphobia- Fear of mother-in-law. (Novercaphobia)
  • Phagophobia- Fear of swallowing or of eating or of being eaten.
  • Phalacrophobia- Fear of becoming bald.
  • Phallophobia- Fear of a penis, esp erect.
  • Pharmacophobia- Fear of taking medicine.
  • Phasmophobia- Fear of ghosts.
  • Phengophobia- Fear of daylight or sunshine.
  • Philemaphobia or Philematophobia- Fear of kissing.
  • Philophobia- Fear of falling in love or being in love.
  • Philosophobia- Fear of philosophy.
  • Phobophobia- Fear of phobias.
  • Photoaugliaphobia- Fear of glaring lights.
  • Photophobia- Fear of light.
  • Phonophobia- Fear of noises or voices or one’s own voice; of telephones.
  • Phronemophobia- Fear of thinking.
  • Phthiriophobia- Fear of lice. (Pediculophobia)
  • Phthisiophobia- Fear of tuberculosis.
  • Placophobia- Fear of tombstones.
  • Plutophobia- Fear of wealth.
  • Pluviophobia- Fear of rain or of being rained on.
  • Pneumatiphobia- Fear of spirits.
  • Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia- Fear of choking of being smothered.
  • Pocrescophobia- Fear of gaining weight. (Obesophobia)
  • Pogonophobia- Fear of beards.
  • Poliosophobia- Fear of contracting poliomyelitis.
  • Politicophobia- Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.
  • Polyphobia- Fear of many things.
  • Poinephobia- Fear of punishment.
  • Ponophobia- Fear of overworking or of pain.
  • Porphyrophobia- Fear of the color purple.
  • Potamophobia- Fear of rivers or running water.
  • Potophobia- Fear of alcohol.
  • Pharmacophobia- Fear of drugs.
  • Proctophobia- Fear of rectums.
  • Prosophobia- Fear of progress.
  • Psellismophobia- Fear of stuttering.
  • Psychophobia- Fear of mind.
  • Psychrophobia- Fear of cold.
  • Pteromerhanophobia- Fear of flying.
  • Pteronophobia- Fear of being tickled by feathers.
  • Pupaphobia – Fear of puppets.
  • Pyrexiophobia- Fear of Fever.
  • Pyrophobia- Fear of fire.
  • Radiophobia- Fear of radiation, x-rays.
  • Ranidaphobia- Fear of frogs.
  • Rectophobia- Fear of rectum or rectal diseases.
  • Rhabdophobia- Fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also fear of magic.(wand)
  • Rhypophobia- Fear of defecation.
  • Rhytiphobia- Fear of getting wrinkles.
  • Rupophobia- Fear of dirt.
  • Russophobia- Fear of Russians.
  • Samhainophobia: Fear of Halloween.
  • Sarmassophobia- Fear of love play. (Malaxophobia)
  • Satanophobia- Fear of Satan.
  • Scabiophobia- Fear of scabies.
  • Scatophobia- Fear of fecal matter.
  • Scelerophibia- Fear of bad men, burglars.
  • Sciophobia Sciaphobia- Fear of shadows.
  • Scoleciphobia- Fear of worms.
  • Scolionophobia- Fear of school.
  • Scopophobia or Scoptophobia- Fear of being seen or stared at.
  • Scotomaphobia- Fear of blindness in visual field.
  • Scotophobia- Fear of darkness. (Achluophobia)
  • Scriptophobia- Fear of writing in public.
  • Selachophobia- Fear of sharks.
  • Selaphobia- Fear of light flashes.
  • Selenophobia- Fear of the moon.
  • Seplophobia- Fear of decaying matter.
  • Sesquipedalophobia- Fear of long words.
  • Sexophobia- Fear of the opposite sex. (Heterophobia)
  • Siderodromophobia- Fear of trains, railroads or train travel.
  • Siderophobia- Fear of stars.
  • Sinistrophobia- Fear of things to the left or left-handed.
  • Sinophobia- Fear of Chinese, Chinese culture.
  • Sitophobia or Sitiophobia- Fear of food or eating. (Cibophobia)
  • Snakephobia- Fear of snakes. (Ophidiophobia)
  • Soceraphobia- Fear of parents-in-law.
  • Social Phobia- Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.
  • Sociophobia- Fear of society or people in general.
  • Somniphobia- Fear of sleep.
  • Sophophobia- Fear of learning.
  • Soteriophobia – Fear of dependence on others.
  • Spacephobia- Fear of outer space.
  • Spectrophobia- Fear of specters or ghosts.
  • Spermatophobia or Spermophobia- Fear of germs.
  • Spheksophobia- Fear of wasps.
  • Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia- Fear of standing or walking. (Ambulophobia)
  • Staurophobia- Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
  • Stenophobia- Fear of narrow things or places.
  • Stygiophobia or Stigiophobia- Fear of hell.
  • Suriphobia- Fear of mice.
  • Symbolophobia- Fear of symbolism.
  • Symmetrophobia- Fear of symmetry.
  • Syngenesophobia- Fear of relatives.
  • Syphilophobia- Fear of syphilis.
  • Tachophobia- Fear of speed.
  • Taeniophobia or Teniophobia- Fear of tapeworms.
  • Taphephobia Taphophobia- Fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries.
  • Tapinophobia- Fear of being contagious.
  • Taurophobia- Fear of bulls.
  • Technophobia- Fear of technology.
  • Teleophobia- 1) Fear of definite plans. 2) Religious ceremony.
  • Telephonophobia- Fear of telephones.
  • Teratophobia- Fear of bearing a deformed child or fear of monsters or deformed people.
  • Testophobia- Fear of taking tests.
  • Tetanophobia- Fear of lockjaw, tetanus.
  • Teutophobia- Fear of German or German things.
  • Textophobia- Fear of certain fabrics.
  • Thaasophobia- Fear of sitting.
  • Thalassophobia- Fear of the sea.
  • Thanatophobia or Thantophobia- Fear of death or dying.
  • Theatrophobia- Fear of theatres.
  • Theologicophobia- Fear of theology.
  • Theophobia- Fear of gods or religion.
  • Thermophobia- Fear of heat.
  • Tocophobia- Fear of pregnancy or childbirth.
  • Tomophobia- Fear of surgical operations.
  • Tonitrophobia- Fear of thunder.
  • Topophobia- Fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright.
  • Toxiphobia or Toxophobia or Toxicophobia- Fear of poison or of being accidently poisoned.
  • Traumatophobia- Fear of injury.
  • Tremophobia- Fear of trembling.
  • Trichinophobia- Fear of trichinosis.
  • Trichopathophobia or Trichophobia- Fear of hair. (Chaetophobia, Hypertrichophobia)
  • Triskaidekaphobia- Fear of the number 13.
  • Tropophobia- Fear of moving or making changes.
  • Trypanophobia- Fear of injections.
  • Tuberculophobia- Fear of tuberculosis.
  • Tyrannophobia- Fear of tyrants.
  • Uranophobia or Ouranophobia- Fear of heaven.
  • Urophobia- Fear of urine or urinating.
  • Vaccinophobia- Fear of vaccination.
  • Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women.
  • Verbophobia- Fear of words.
  • Verminophobia- Fear of germs.
  • Vestiphobia- Fear of clothing.
  • Virginitiphobia- Fear of rape.
  • Vitricophobia- Fear of step-father.
  • Walloonphobia- Fear of the Walloons.
  • Wiccaphobia: Fear of witches and witchcraft.
  • Xanthophobia- Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow.
  • Xenoglossophobia- Fear of foreign languages.
  • Xenophobia- Fear of strangers or foreigners.
  • Xerophobia- Fear of dryness.
  • Xylophobia- 1) Fear of wooden objects. 2) Forests.
  • Xyrophobia-Fear of razors. 
  • Zelophobia- Fear of jealousy.
  • Zeusophobia- Fear of God or gods.
  • Zemmiphobia- Fear of the great mole rat.
  • Zoophobia- Fear of animals. 


In 1967, he also worked as a teacher in El Paso public schools. Mexicali on September 9, 2011. It’s dangerous to let a lot of ideas out of the bag, some of which may be bad. Lyivytskyi match instead received a bye into the third round. Cairns on December 22, 1998.

Brazos tries to call it murder, but the townspeople disagree. He finished the year ranked 27. Root was forced to specialize in sexual assault and murder cases because no other work was available to her. While local news organizations were notified in advance, few if any provided media coverage of this event. September 1861 with the guide Laurent Passet.

He managed a brewery and, to escape boredom, took acting lessons. And the next time I met him, he leaned even more toward war. PoTA into the constitution. Maggie has a line at the end of the episode, where she sounds like Kang. American Bar Association, Adopted Case.

This signal is now utilized by another station. There were 170 housing units at an average density of 4. As a result of the second flagrant foul, he was ejected from the court soon after. Brook Hitch’s father was Nathaniel Hitch. The fragment adjusted to the rear margin is dark grey with a narrow whitish streak at the dorsum.

Wicked Words Quarterly Issue 3

Another issue has now been published for Wicked Words Quarterly, this time there is a small Japanese-theme running through some of the stories which was absolutely accidental.

There were hundreds of Novellas offered for one space and I was wondering if there was call for an annual New Year Novella collection – though this would have to be purely profit share as all other backers have now removed themselves from the publishing and running of this publication and it is all down to me now.

Please let me know what you think.

Contributors for December 2014 are:

This is now available at Amazon UK and Amazon US in Kindle and paperback format.



Dennis Mombauer’s “Nowherian Funeral”

Dennis, born 1984, grew up along the Rhine and today lives and works in Cologne. He writes short stories and novels in German and English and is co-publisher and editor of a German magazine for experimental fiction, “Die Novelle – Zeitschrift für Experimentelles” (

Samantha Lienhard’sRokurokubi

Samantha has wanted to be an author her entire life, and is currently pursuing her MFA in Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction program. Her past publications include a horror serial called Sacreya’s legacy, a horror/comedy novella called The Accidental Zombie, a Lovecraftian serial called The Book at Dernier, and numerous pieces of flash fiction. Samantha is an affiliate member of the HWA and her website is

Conor Power-Smith’sHarry’s Homework

Conor Powers-Smith grew up in New Jersey and Ireland. He currently lives on Cape Cod, where he works as a reporter.

Gerri Leen’sFox Fire

Gerri Leen lives in Northern Virginia and originally hails from Seattle. She has a collection of short stories, Life Without Crows, out from Hadley Rille Books, and stories and poems published or accepted in such places as: Escape Pod, Ares Magazine, Sword and Sorceress XXIII, Spinetinglers, She Nailed a Stake Through His Head: Tales of Biblical Terror and Dia de los Muertos. See more at

Gary Girod’sMalvore

Gary Girod has previously been published in Tales of Old, Mystic Signals, and the Wi-Files among others. His novella ‘The Last Pet Shop in Belfast’ is available on Amazon Kindle.

Charles Gramlich’sLong Dead Woman in a Black Dress

Some of Charles’ stories have been published in anthologies like Dark Terrors and Dark Voices IV, as well as in a variety of both print and online magazines such as Dead of Night and Beat to a Pulp. Many of his published horror tales were collected in an anthology called In the Language of Scorpions. Charles is an active member of the Horror Writers Association.

Pam Phillips’The Undying Pen

Pam Phillips has been making up stories since she was a little girl pretending her fingers wielded poisonous stingers. Now she plays amateur naturalist learning about the bees in her garden. The bees hardly ever wield their poisonous stingers.

You can find more stories at

On The Road

This wasn’t really that difficult, where would I go if I could pause real life?

It would have to be Barcelona, the fact that I go there often is what makes me want to spend a longer period of time there.

I would love for a family to show me round the city and to discover all the places that tourists don’t know.

Cleaning House

This is extremely apt at the moment, as we’ve been going through a huge clear out.

I felt that my possessions were owning me, not the other way round and all had become a mental burden as well as a physical oppression in a small house.

So I’ve been looking at everything I own and if I’ve not used it for two years or I get no use or pleasure from it now it goes. Initially boxed in the loft ready for a car boot sale next year as we continue to review our possessions.

One of the biggest problems I have is I love gadgets, Kindle, iPod, iPhone and an iPad mini. These have all gone now as I’ve got the iPhone 6+ and it covers all the bases that those gadgets were used for.

Another big thing is storage, and I’ve just recently (today) received a cracking set of drawers for my fiftieth birthday (also today) and these now have all my small, useful objects in them.

Issue 2 out for Kindle and print now

The contributors for the September 2014 Issue are:

This is now available at Amazon UK and Amazon US in Kindle and paperback format.



Edward McDermott’s “The Sled”

Edward McDermott, born in Toronto, has a professional day job but has chosen to spend his spare time pursuing a writing career. Aside from taking writing courses and participating in writers’ groups, Edward spends his time sailing and fencing, and working as a movie extra. These hobbies, as well as his expansive knowledge of history and quick wit, influence and add context to his work.

Currently, Edward is sailing off the Florida Coast. Perhaps in the Bahamas.

PUBLICATIONS (limited list)
Nothing but Vacuum, Analog SF/SF (2012)
The Soul Eater, Spintingler U.K. (Jan 2012)
Sleep no More,wifiles(April2012)
Number 21 Rue le Sueur,Pseudopod (2010)

Michael W. Lucht’sClosing Schrödinger’s Box

Michael W. Lucht is an Australian/German/Singaporean writer. (Long story.) He hopes to either create artificial life or publish a novel — whichever is easier. His fiction has appeared in Nature (Futures section), The Drabblecast, Bards & Sages Quarterly and Island Magazine. See:

Luke Walker’s6/13

Luke Walker has been writing horror and fantasy fiction for most of his life. His novella Mirror of the Nameless is published by DarkFuse, and he has had several short pieces published online and in print. He is currently at work on a new horror novel and a novella. His website is and he is on Twitter @lukewalkerbooks.

Nick Nafpliotis’sThe Corruption of Rome

Nick Nafpliotis is a music teacher and writer from Charleston, South Carolina. During the day, he instructs students from the ages of 11-14 on how to play band instruments. At night, he writes about weird crime, bizarre history, pop culture, and humorous classroom experiences on his blog, He is also a television, novel, and comic book reviewer for You can also follow Nick on Twitter @nicknafster79, where he brings shame to his family on a daily basis.

Previous Credits
Publication at T. Gene Davis Speculative Fiction Blog
Publication in Horror in Bloom anthology by Visionary Press Collaborative
Publication in Black Treacle
Publication in Terror at the Beach anthology by Noodle Doodle Publications
Publication at Voluted Tales

Bo Balder’sThe Spume Horse

Bo Balder has published stories in Penumbra, 4starstories and several anthologies, Stitches, Witches and Bitches (Evil Girlfriend Media).

They have also published a Dutch language YA novel(Daughter of the Djinn, BOF, 2011).

Bo Balder is a graduate of Viable Paradise.

S. Kay Nash’sPit Stop

S. Kay Nash is from the desert Southwest, USA. A graphic artist and business writer by day, she writes short fiction, poetry and book reviews. She is a member of the North Texas Speculative Fiction Workshop. Visit or follow her on twitter @Gnashchick for more of her work.

Hugh J. O’Donnell’sThe Duke’s Fountain

Hugh J. O’Donnell is a writer and podcast producer living in Western New York. He is the host of the Way of the Buffalo podcast, and his fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Over My Dead Body, Bards and Sages Quarterly, A Method to the Madness, and others. He spends most writing time blogging and rambling about comics at

Michael Andre-Driussi’sMy Four Foundling Fathers

Michael Andre-Driussi is a member of SFWA. My fiction has appeared in “Child of Words,” “ParaSpheres,” and “Bards and Sages Quarterly,” among other venues.

P.D. Mack’sRed Zoo

P.D. Mack is a pseudonym for Paul McMahon and Dave MacPhereson. Paul’s work has appeared in the NEHW anthologies EPITAPHS and WICKED SEASONS, among others. Dave is a former professional Slam Poet whose work has appeared in numerous print and web journals, including EVERYDAY FICTION.

Wendy Hammer’sWhatever It Takes

Wendy Hammer teaches literature and composition at a community college. Her stories can be found in Every Day Fiction, Crooked/Shift, and in the forthcoming Suspended in Dusk, an anthology from Books of the Dead Press. Her dark urban fantasy novella trilogy will be published by Apocalypse Ink Productions. More about her writing can be found at

Justin Koch’sLike Father

Justin Koch is a 30 something writer from USA. He likes Moby Dick, Dostoevsky, mountain biking, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Todd Scott Moffett’sThe Watchmaker

Todd Scott Moffett received a watch for his fiftieth birthday, but all it tells him is that he’s getting older. He most recently published a story, “The Visitors”, at “Redhead E-Zine”, and has published a fantasy novel, “The Flight of the White Horse”. He lives with his family in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wicked Words Issue 2

It’s done!



This reading for this issue took much longer than the previous issue, this was due to two main factors; I was finishing off my Open University degree and had to write a 4500 word essay concerning 15th century Flemish Altarpieces and the other factor was the amount of submissions, well over 250 this time.

A lot of strong stories which made it even harder to choose which to include, but the ones I have included are:

  • The Sled by Edward McDermott
  • Closing Schrödinger’s Box by Michael W. Lucht
  • 6/13 by Luke Walker
  • The Corruption of Rome by Nick Nafpilotis
  • The Spume Horse by Bo Balder
  • Pit Stop by S. Kay Nash
  • The Duke’s Fountain by Hugh O’Donnell
  • My Four Foundling Fathers by Michael Andre-Driussi
  • Red Zoo by Paul McMahon
  • Whatever It Takes by Wendy Hammer
  • Like Father by Justin Koch
  • The Watchmaker by Todd Scott Moffet

A few weeks of formatting and editing ahead to get it ready to publish in September and then continue reading the stories already submitted for the December issue, there are already approximately seventy submissions, a large majority of which are Novella-sized.