Fear is an emotion induced by a perceived threat. This is a massive list of fears (or phobias) which exist in human populations.
Allodoxaphobia - Fear of opinions.
– fear of water
. Distinct from hydrophobia
, a scientific property that makes chemicals averse to interaction with water, as well as an archaic name for rabies
Friggatriskaidekaphobia, paraskavedekatriaphobia, paraskevidekatriaphobia
– fear of Friday the 13th
– fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly
– fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
Koumpounophobia – fear of buttons.
Nyctophobia, achluophobia, lygophobia, scotophobia
– fear of darkness
– fear of home surroundings and household appliances
– fear of the Pope
Sesquipedalophobia – fear of long words
– fear of the grave
, or fear of being placed in a grave while still alive
Turophobia – fear of cheese
Xylophobia, hylophobia, ylophobia
– fear of trees, forests or wood
– fear/dislike of bees
(also known as melissophobia, from the Greek melissa
– hypersensitivity to light causing aversion to light
– hypersensitivity to sound causing aversion to sounds
– hypersensitivity to smells causing aversion to odors
– the property given to materials that are extremely difficult to get wet
– fear/dislike of England or English culture
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.
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.