What are you afraid of?
Are You Ready to Take a Phobias Quiz?
Quiz: Phobias, Part I
If you were afraid of the number 13 (as in Friday the 13th), you'd suffer from . . .
Quiz: Phobias, Part II
If you're afraid to get near a swimming pool, you might be suffering from . . .
Quiz: Phobias, Part IIII
Somebody with necrophobia would have no business applying for a job as . . .
Our Favorite Phobias, from A-Z
- Acrophobia: fear of heights
- Agoraphobia fear of crowds, public places, or open areas
- Ailurophobia fear of cats
- Algophobia fear of pain
- Anglophobia fear of (or hatred for) England or anything English
- Aquaphobia fear of water
- Arachnophobia fear of spiders
- Aviophobia fear of flying in an airplane
- Ballistophobia fear of missiles, bullets, or being shot
- Bibliophobia fear (or mistrust) of books
- Claustrophobia fear of enclosed spaces
- Cynophobia fear of dogs
- Francophobia fear of (or hatred for) France or anything French
- Germanophobia fear of (or hatred for) Germany or anything German
- Gerontophobia fear of old people or old age
- Hemophobia fear of blood
- Logophobia fear of words
- Monophobia fear of being alone
- Necrophobia fear of death or dead bodies
- Nosophobia fear of disease
- Nyctophobia fear of night or darkness
- Ophidiophobia fear of snakes
- Paraskavedekatriaphobia fear of Friday the 13th
- Philophobia fear of love or falling in love
- Phobophobia fear of developing a phobia
- Photophobia fear of (or sensitivity to) light
- Pyrophobia fear of fire
- Russophobia fear of (or hatred for) Russia or anything Russian
- Sitophobia aversion to food
- Taphephobia fear of being buried alive
- Technophobia fear of advanced technology
- Thalassophobia fear of the sea
- Thanatophobia fear of death
- Toxiphobia fear of being poisoned
- Triskaidekaphobia fear of the number 13
- Xenophobia fear (or hatred) of foreigners, strangers, or things that are foreign or strange
- Xylophobia fear of forests or wooden objects
- Zoophobia fear of animals
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