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New Series ~ Fears A-Z

There are thousands upon thousands of fears in the world. Many face several fears at once, while others seem to have no fear at all.

During my research I was surprised to find so many different fears. The list will be very long, even though I have broken the names down alphabetically. This was very interesting to read about.

Feel free to share below if you have any of these fears. Starting with the letter “A”

  • Ablutophobia – Fear of bathing, cleaning or washing
  • Acarophobia – Fear of itching or tiny insects that cause itching
  • Acerophobia – Fear of sourness
  • Achluophobia – Fear of darkness
  • Acousticophobia – Fear of noise
  • Acrophobia – Fear of heights
  • Aerophobia – Fear of flying, drafts or fresh air
  • Algophobia – Fear of pain
  • Agoraphobia– Fear of crowds of people and open spaces
  • Agrizoophobia – Fear of wild animals
  • Agyrophobia – Fear of crossing roads
  • Aichmophobia – Fear of pointed objects, like needles
  • Ailurophobia – Fear of cats
  • Albuminurophobia – Fear of kidney disease
  • Alektorophobia – Fear of chickens
  • Alliumphobia – Fear of garlic
  • Allodoxaphobia – Fear of opinions
  • Amathophobia – Fear of dust
  • Amaxophobia – Fear of being in a car
  • Ambulophobia – Fear of walking
  • Amychophobia – Fear of being scratched
  • Anablephobia – Fear of looking up
  • Androphobia – Fear of men
  • Anemophobia – Fear of wind or drafts
  • Anglophobia – Fear of England or Britain
  • Anginophobia – Fear of choking
  • Anthrophobia – Fear of flowers
  • Antlophobia – Fear of floods
  • Anuptaphobia – Fear of staying single
  • Apeirophobia – Fear of  infinity
  • Anthropophobia – Fear of people or society
  • Aphenphosmphobia – Fear of intimacy
  • Apiphobia – Fear of bees or bee stings
  • Arachibutyrophobia – Fear of peanut butter getting stuck to the roof of the mouth
  • Aquaphobia – Fear of water
  • Arachnophobia – Fear of spiders
  • Arithmophobia – Fear of numbers
  • Asthenophobia – Fear of fainting
  • Astraphobia – Fear of thunder and lightning
  • Astrophobia – Fear of celestial space
  • Ataxiophobia – Fear of ataxia, which is muscular incoordination
  • Ataxophobia – Fear of disorder or untidiness
  • Atelophobia – Fear of imperfection
  • Athazagoraphobia – Fear of being forgotten or ignored
  • Atychiphobia – Fear of failure
  • Aulophobia – Fear of flutes
  • Aurophobia – Fear of gold
  • Auroraphobia – Fear of an Aurora, sometimes called northern lights
  • Automatonophobia – Fear of ventriloquist dummies or wax statues
  • Automysophobia – Fear of being dirty
  • Autophobia – Fear of being alone
  • Aviophobia – Fear of flying

*I also love the quote above about fears. Never trust your fears, they don’t know your strengths.

  • Have any of these fears, or know someone that does? Feel free to comment below.

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Written by Carol DM

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