Top 10 Stupidest Phobias


The Top Ten

1 Anatidaephobia (the fear of somewhere, somehow a duck watching you)

The ducks are watching...

How do you even develop this? - SirSheep

How is this a thing? - Randomator

That is a weird phobia

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2 Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia (fear of long words)

Extremely ironic - SirSheep

The fear of long words, see the irony

Oh the irony - Randomator

The irony

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3 Panphobia (the fear of everything)

I just voted so I could tell you that I'm scared of the "BAD ROBOT productions" logo. Not only that, I'm scared of that childish voice saying bad robot. If you google bad robot and look for videos, you might see why I'm scared. That's my number one phobia. It should be on this list. (If your scared I don't blame you)

How does someone get this? - Randomator

This would suck - SirSheep

This is highly unusual. I can imagine having panphobia/panophobia. Being scared of everything... Your house, your mom, the street, animals, food, water, light, dark, sleeping, your hands, going to the restroom, your clothes, paper, of yourself... Every single thing. How can you live through this?

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4 Arachibutyrophobia (the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth)

Never thought that people would actually be scared of this. Yes, it's annoying, but still - SirSheep

What? - Randomator

Why is this exist


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5 Deipnophobia (the fear of having a dinner conversation)

Bet it would be hard to date someone like that. Also is it just dinner? What about breakfast and lunch? - Randomator

Also known as socially awkward people - SirSheep

Do people with selective mutism also have this? - oneshot

Modern generation be like without phones

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6 Paraskavedekatriaphobia (the fear of Friday the 13th)

My nan has this

This superstition has its origins in Christianity. On the last supper that was on Friday, there were 13 people on the table ( Jesus and his 12 apostles ). One of them was a traitor ( Judas ). That's why many people still believes that this day is a day of bad luck.

I don't have a fear of Friday the 13th just had an annoying one e.g. I had an epileptic seizure and also had lucky Friday the 13th's. But I don't believe in it everything was a coincidence.

Only for superstitious people.

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7 Pteronophobia (the fear of being tickled by feathers)

I love that it's specifically feathers, not just being tickled in general - SirSheep

Who tickles someone with a feather anyway - Randomator

I guess a lot of people don't like being tickled, but an actual phobia that's something else.

I'm scared of ANYTHING touching my neck. Literally, if I'm laying down on grass I have to get up because the grass touched my neck :/ probably because I'm insanely sensitive and get extremely aroused if anyone even strokes my neck. and people wonder why I wear a scarf inside - SansTheComic

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8 Agyrophobia (the fear of crossing the street)

I used to have this because I always thought that I was going to be hit by a car - SirSheep

The duck does not have this

Why did the chicken cross the road? He didn't. I feel bad fer all of you guys who have this.

Boy isn't it a great day to be a chicken

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9 Didaskaleinophobia (fear of school)

Can I have this and just stop going to school? - SirSheep

If you had this phobia diagnosed by a therapist, would you have to go to school?

I have this for sure

I think almost everyone has this...

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10 Phobophobia (fear of fear)

Seems like a vicious cycle - SirSheep

How does this happen - Randomator

...How do you even stop having fear at that stage?

It's fearception!

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The Contenders

11 Pentheraphobia (the fear of your mother-in-law)

Pretty much everyone is affraid of their mother-in-law. it's not their fault that they don't want to be eaten alive. ;D

That is completely normal in most people

Everyone is afraid of their mother-in-laws...

Hah. This is THE stupidest phobia known to man... Yet understandable

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12 Ithyphallophobia (the fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis)

I have this, in get scared when I see my teacher looking thick as hell

it scary

If I was male, I'd have one all the time - oneshot

Well men now have a bad life

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13 Trypophobia (fear of holes)

This isn't dumb, I have this. It sucks. I flinch whenever I walk by a average-sized hole. It's not like a tiny hole... unless it's deep."

I'm terrified of holes they're just really gross and ugh.

Not dumb - Luckys

Bruh how is this dumb

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14 Medomalacuphobia (fear of losing an erection)

Thicker peen is my best friend. I have no one

Thicc peen is my best friend

I have spent over $3,000 in Viagra in the past 8 months, I have had an erection for the past 8 months as well, I just take like 6 of them before I go to bed each night and I wake up each morning with my erection still there.

I have this phobia and it is very stressfull. I buy more viagra than water.

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15 Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (fear of the number 666)

I used to have this lol - Luckys

The number 666 is just a number there is no such thing as the mark of the beast get over it.

It's not stupid. 666 is meant to be "The number of the Devil" or as some people I remember used to call it "Hells area code" these names seem stupid but the fear is very real.

This is the mark of the beast of the final battle of armageddon. this is sorta of a creepy number

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16 Emetophobia (the fear of vomit)

I have this! I must not see it, smell it, hear sounds of it or similar to it, hear it being talked about, etc. When I feel nauseous, I literally act like a toddler again, crying hysterically, panicking, frantically asking my mom questions, wanting a parent with me for comfort, etc. It really is a miserable phobia to have, especially for someone like me who has severe anxiety.

I think I have this too. I hate it. In one of my schools every body got sick after lunch and I always knew it was the food but nobody cares. I am always scared and I literally want to run away. It is awful... This actually isn't dumb this is real

Believe it or not, I have this phobia and so do three of my friends. Every time I'm ready to throw up, I feel like it's the end of the world. Thank goodness I hardly ever feel nauseated, or as medically defined, an unpleasant sensation in the abdomen. - RockFashionista

I have this phobia, and its horrible! My friends sometimes sneak behind me and make a vomiting sound and laugh when I run away.

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17 Chrometophobia (fear of money)

Poor people be like.

I am confusion

Have this, get poor.

This is SO ironic considering the people who would do anything for money.

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18 Cherophobia (the fear of happiness)

I like the saddness

I mean, sometimes you just think "something bad is going to happen quickly"

I feel bad for the people who have this phobia

Worst one... - GirlyAnimeLover

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19 Arachnophobia (fear of spiders)

How is this a stupid phobia? It's the most common by far. I know a lot of people with this. No kidding, they jump at spiders the size of a microscopic ant anyone else can relate to me? Or am I stupid.


I have this

Isn't this ok of a phobia?

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20 Homophobia (dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people)

So you hate me just because I like someone the same sex as me? Okayyy.. You don't even know me personally. Yes I know it is a sin, but the Bible says that you shouldn't judge anyone. Plus it's a hate crime. You just look at a gay person and decipher my entire like based on how you think I lived my life. But whatever dude. Have a blessed day.

This is not dumb, although its not technically a phobia, some people just dislike gays...

This isn't really a phobia. It's not like homophobes just see a gay man and run screaming. - SammySpore

This one is so stupid. People who have this are so obnoxious too.

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21 Mageirocophobia (the fear of cooking)

This would be terrible I'd never make my shrimp scampi again if I had this and I still need practice.

Then you will either starve or eat so much fast food you have a heart attack

How can you eat? Unless you buy your food then you will be homeless on the street!

I am gonna starve then

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22 Islamophobia (prejudice against Muslims)

I'm a Christian so I obviously disagree with some of their views but they are still people that deserve respect, and they might disagree with my views so I'm ok with that. And can people on this please stop being negative, ISIS and other terrorist groups claim to be Muslims when in reality they are not. they are radicals and idiots that are self-centered and only want to bring destruction. I know and am proudly friends with some Muslims and they are kind and loving people that deserve love and respect. We are all entitled to our own opinion but there are other ways to state opinions without being rude. and it's ok to disagree with people that the beautiful thing about the world we are living in but please try to be nicer to people and see their points of view. and I'm sorry if this offends anyone I'm really not trying to so if I did I'm sorry that was not my intent.
I also wrote this really quickly so sorry for the bad grammar misspellings and punctuation/capitalization

This is just awful. Seriously people WHATS WRONG WITH MUSLIMS?!

Jesus Christ! Why do people hate muslims? They're actually really nicepeople!

That is so racist like not ALL Muslims are terrorists. I know one who's like 2 and so cute

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23 Bananaphobia (the fear of bananas)

Today is not a good day to be a minion

Bananananananana banana man

You better watch out there might be a BANANA!

When you were suspended for pointing a banana at someone and pretending to be a school shooter. - SmolBean

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24 Omphalophobia (fear of belly buttons)

If your're afraid and you know it look at your stomach

I am afraid

Well then... What?

That's nice!

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25 Ephebophobia (the fear of youths)

They're in the basement


What if you're a kid and you have this

The youth are so unpredictable... You never know what they come up with.

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26 Coulrophobia - (The fear of clowns)


I don't have the fear of clowns- I have the fear of clowns that want to kill me

I have this and personally my advice to other people who have this don't go to the circus and don't watch IT

I have this phobia and its darn scary! I can't sleep at night because I think a clown is watching me and planning to take my soul!

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27 Judeophobia (the fear of jews)

I think that judeophobia and the statement they take my money and run away is stupid

Why are you afraid of them?

I don't like them
they take my money and run away.

i'm black

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28 Biophobia (fear of living things)

This has to be the stupidest one by far

So like you're not scared of corpses, but you are scared of the little Girl Scout next door?

You can't be alive because you fear living things you can't even tell a doctor living thing.

Finally an excuse to kill people

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29 Barophobia (fear of gravity)

"Gravity, who give a crap about gravity" "Scout"

I think I have the fear of autism

Get a jet pack and ya good to go

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30 Thalassophobia (fear of the ocean)

To be honest, I'm only afraid because I went to the beach in California and I was five and my mum was with me when I went to far and nearly DROWNED! My mum saved me and since then I have only been a little scared.

To be afraid of the shore and were it is safe is very silly but if you think about it barely have of the ocean has been discovered yet so no one fully knows what is down there and there is also the known dangers like jellyfish and sharks

Just live in Saskatchewan

I am deeply afraid of what’s inside of the ocean.

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31 Neophobia (the fear of newness)

I have this fear

Just imagine a 30 year old man running around a shopping center screaming "EVERYTHING IS SO NEW, WHY"

Can you Whip can you Dab can you Hot the Folks don't Stop can you hit that Sexy Walk Leg Up Leg Down

I have Neophobia! But I don't run screaming like those people without this phobia mention - GirlyAnimeLover

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32 Euphobia (fear of hearing good news)


This is so stupid I would understand bad news but why a fear of GOOD news

People who have this must hate futurama "Good news everyone"

Have you ever heard the album "Good News For People who Like Bad News" by Modest Mouse. Great for people with this phobia. - Sepron64

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33 Xanthophobia (fear of the color yellow)

How insane would you have to be to fear yellow? - Randomator

I guess I kind of have this; a certain shade of bright yellow makes me feel sick (weird, I know). But to be scared of it? Really? That's just plain stupid



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34 Anglophobia (fear of england)

What is it their accent or is it the tea? - Randomator


It would suck to watch many animes or even have British decent then..

Believe me this is true, I read about it in the science museum.

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35 Spheksophobia (fear of wasps)

I know a lot of people who have this. I used to - SirSheep

I have this

! I literately cannot stand wasps and run away. No matter how hard I try, I can't sit down and waft them away. No matter how many people tell me it's more afraid of me and like how good they are for the environment. I'm just like "No they are evil creatures sent by te Devil from hell! "

I have this to a point where I almost pee my pants when I see one.

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36 Brontophobia (fear of thunder)

Thunder feel the thunder. - Ilovestephanie


I like thunder

Why does the name sound like the Brontosaurus?

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37 Ambulophobia (the fear of walking)

I will walk 500 miles and I would walk 500 more. Lol - Randomator

Lazy people be like - TheMasterOfBaiting69

Welcome to Lazy Town kids

Why walk when you can somersault? they see me rollin'

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38 Atelophobia (fear of imperfection)

Aka perfectionists - Randomator

Case and point Death the Kid.

I have this. And, it's why I'm always anti-social at times

Its real. Just more of an extreme dislike.

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39 Pupaphobia (fear of puppets)

What? - Randomator

Ultron most definitely has this.

Dave Strider; He has a special case.

Marge:Well everybody's got a fear of something
Homer:Not everybody
Homer:What?! Where! Where (SCREAMS) so funny

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40 Aibohphobia (fear of palindromes)

Took me a while to understand this

What is a palindrome? - TheMasterOfBaiting69

The irony - Randomator

1: Don't say a palindrome. I have a phobia of them.
2: So, you have aibohphobia? You do know that the word for the fear of palindromes IS a palindrome, right? *Smugly smiles*
1: *Cringes*

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41 Hydrophobia (fear of water)

So if you have this you are afrade of the rain

How do they survive? Don’t they know the body is like 75% water? - Randomator

This fear isn't stupid. When you're afraid of water, it means your afraid to swim. You can still drink and bath you just don't wanna swim in water.

How do you drink?

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42 Ophidiophobia (fear of snakes)

Common thing to have - Randomator

Honestly, snakes are not that scary but I understand how people could be scared of them and I don't think this phobia is stupid. - TheMasterOfBaiting69

Snakes are lovely, but this phobia isn't stupid, its reasonable for any sane person, I'm just not sane

This is completely reasonable for some people!

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43 Cibophobia (fear of food)

Then how do you survive? - Randomator

Best joke ever

Just eat your fear awa-- oh wait

But if you eat it's like killing your fear

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44 Ommetaphobia or ommatophobia (fear of eyes)

I heard a kid has this and he dug his eyes out with a spoon

Fear of the illuminati

This one is just plain weird

How would you look at this to diagnose yourself if you hated your eyes(and had probably already dug them out)

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45 Triskaidekaphobia (the fear of the number 13)

I had to spell this in a spelling test and I was 9

13 is an unlucky number lol - GirlyAnimeLover

This is stupid. - XX_Hydra-Virus-9860_XX

Bernards fear from the rescuers lol

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46 Gymnophobia (fear of nudity)

It honestly depends on fear of who's nudity. I would hate to be seen nude in public but honestly wouldn't mind that much seeing other people nude. - TheMasterOfBaiting69

I swear school dress codes have this... "OH NO! A SHOULDER! "

I have this and am afraid of myself naked.

So they have sex with clothes on?

Some people don't want sex... and they are the one who have this. I don't to get married, so yeah - GirlyAnimeLover

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47 Zelophobia (fear of jealousy)

People are just weird these days I bet that the girls are the only ones with this phobia

You're jealous that other people don't have this phobia.

I bet boys have this fear too.

48 Equinophobia (fear of horses)

I have this. I've always been terrified of horses my whole life, strangely enough I grew up around them. An unpredictable two faced back stabbing creature!

I'm happy I don't have equinophobia, because I would die! I love horses so much and I own some! Good thing I don't have that! I would ruin my life and other's equestrian's lives

I love horses.

Mate ma'a TONGA

49 Halitophobia (the fear of bad breath)

Better brush your teeth! 😛

50 Thanatophobia (fear of death)

I feel like this is common - Randomator

Don't most people fear death? - TheMasterOfBaiting69

Did you know that most Religions were created out of fear of death? It's stupid as hell, and a reason why I'm a protestant. Basically in the past, people were scared because they didn't know what death entailed, so they made up Religions like, 'When you die you go to Heaven.' or 'When you die you come back to live on as an animal.'

Thus, learning R.E is an easier way to learn about the way the brain works than Sociology. People don't want to believe that everything they do is for nought when the die, so petty little lies are created and twisted into 'Religion.'

It's a load of bull, especially when you realise most wars are fought over these intricate little lies woven over time.

Believe me or not, I don't really give a damn.

Protestant is a branch of religion in which if you believe you go to heaven and if you don't you go to hell...
(i know I am protestant) - browncad000

I have this

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1. Anatidaephobia (The fear of somewhere, somehow a duck watching you)
2. Arachibutyrophobia (the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth)
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