Fears and Phobias: The Common,Not So Common and the Famous

7 Weird Phobias

when your mind hunts you down
  1. Nomatophobia: fear of names
  2. Phronemophobia: fear of thinking
  3. Pogonophobia: fear of beards
  4. Didaskaleinophobia: fear of school
  5. Chaetophobia: fear of hair
  6. Kathisophobia: fear of sitting down
  7. Barophobia: fear of gravity

6 Common Phobias

  1. Arachnophobia: fear of spiders
  2. Agoraphobia: Fear of open spaces
  3. Claustrophobia: Fear of small spaces
  4. Acrophobia: fear of heights
  5. Brontophobia: fear of thunderstorms
  6. Necrophobia: fear of death

5 Famous Celebrity Phobias

  1. Johnny Depp, everyone’s favorite pirate, has Clourophobia: the fear of clowns.
  2. Ironically, Roger Moore, also known as 007, is afraid of guns, Hoblophobia.
  3. “Psycho” director Alfred Hitchcock had Ovophobia, the fear of eggs.
  4. Michael Jackson was afraid of germs, Mysophobia, hence the surgical mask.
  5. Cher suffers from Aviophobia, the fear of flying.

What’s Your Biggest fear?



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