Sunday, June 7, 2015

List of Important Phobias for SSC Exams

List of Important Phobias for SSC Exams

A

  • Ablutophobia – fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning
  • Acousticophobia – fear of noise – a branch of phonophobia
  • Acrophobia – fear of heights
  • Agoraphobia – fear of helplessness and of leaving safe places
  • Agraphobia – fear of sexual abuse
  • Ablutophobia - Fear of washing or bathing.
  • Achluophobia - Fear of darkness.
  • Acousticophobia - Fear of noise.
  • Ailurophobia – fear/dislike of cats.
  • Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
  • Androphobia - Fear of men.
  • Anthrophobia - Fear of flowers.
  • Arithmophobia - Fear of numbers.
  • Atychiphobia -  fear of failure
  • Aurophobia - Fear of gold.
B


  • Barophobia – fear of gravity
  • Bathmophobia – fear of stairs or slopes
  • Botanophobia – fear of plants
C


  • Catoptrophobia - Fear of mirrors.
  • Chrematophobia - Fear of money.
  • Chromatophobia - Fear of colors.
  • Cynophobia - Fear of dogs or rabies.
D


  • Dendrophobia - Fear of trees.
  • Dikephobia - Fear of justice.
E


  • Eleutherophobia - Fear of freedom.
  • Entomophobia – fear/dislike of insects.
G


  • Gamophobia – fear of marriage, commitment
  • Gelotophobia – fear of being laughed at
  • Gerascophobia – fear of growing old or aging
  • Gerontophobia – fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly
  • Globophobia - fear of balloons
  • Glossophobia – fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
  • Gymnophobia – fear of nudity
  • Gynophobia – fear of women
  • Glossophobia – fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak
  • Gynophobia – fear of women.
H


  • Heliophobia – fear of sunlight/sun
  • Hemophobia - Fear of blood.
  • Herpetophobia - fear/dislike of reptiles.
  • Hippophobia - Fear of horses..
I


  • Ichthyophobia – fear/dislike of fish.
K


  • Kinetophobia, kinesophobia – fear of movement
  • Kleptophobia, cleptophobia – fear of stealing or being stolen
M


  • Mechanophobia – fear of machines
  • Melanophobia – fear of the color black
  • Melissophobia – fear of bees
  • Meteorophobia – fear of meteors
  • Methyphobia – fear of alcohol
  • Mnemophobia – fear of memories
  • Myrmecophobia – fear of ants
N


  • Necrophobia – fear of death and/or the dead
  • Nosocomephobia – fear of hospitals
  • Nosophobia – fear of contracting a disease
  • Nosocomephobia - fear of hospitals.
O


  • Osmophobia, Olfactophobia – fear of smells.
P


  • Phobophobia – fear of having a phobia.
  • Potophobia/Methyphobia - Fear of alcohol
  • Pyrophobia - Fear of fire
S


  • Selenophobia - Fear of the moon.
  • Sophophobia - Fear of learning.
T


  • Tachophobia - Fear of speed.
  • Thaasophobia/ Kathisophobia - Fear of sitting.
  • Thalassophobia - Fear of the sea.
  • Thermophobia - Fear of heat.
X


  • Xanthophobia – fear of the color yellow
  • Xenophobia – fear of strangers, foreigners, or aliens

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