Top 10 Phobias


The Top Ten

1 Arachnophobia - spiders

I an genuinely terrified of spiders, whenever I see one I scream, try to get away from it and panic until its gone - even after that I'm still scared that it might come back. It's a genuine phobia, I can't even look at a picture of a spider without feeling afraid - Jeheffiner

I think spiders are really nasty creepy creatures I can't even look at them with out feeling sick or screaming my head off. I once saw a spider in my shower and didn't get in that shower for maybe 6 months. I am mostly terrified of the really big harry ones I have never seen one in person and don't plan to laugh out loud.

I would consider it the worst because it's common and often very bad. Some other fears are more rational like fear of heights, but spiders are usually harmless. Spiders are also common themselves which makes it scary (if you are afraid of spiders) that they could be any where in your daily life. - RoBot214

They are disgusting and I can't even touch a money spider, or a common house spider, without nearly pissing myself!

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2 Acrophobia - heights

You ask me to go on the ferris wheel and I nearly have a dad-blasted heart attack. You fall down or the machine crashes and you're through. Done as dinner. Kaput.

There's also Michealjacksonphobia. I'll leave it up to you to guess what it is. - Oreanta

If you tell me to catch a snake I would do it. If you told me to pick up a spud I'd do it. But if you told me to ride a Ferris wheel I would have a heart attack.

This one is pretty bad for me. I'm not at all afraid of flying or of Ferris wheels, but going even a few steps up a ladder is scary to me - it's all about how secure I feel.

i hate it

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3 Nyctohylophobia - fear of the dark

I get paralyzed in the like I can't move or breath I can't even sleep in the dark

I have a constant fear that something's always near!

When you're in a dark field, you can't even see far with a flash light. They only go a few hundred yards until there is nothing but pitch black beyond. The Unknown

I hate the dark... because of pitch black... - GirlyAnimeLover

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4 Thanatophobia - fear of death

I have this phobia. It makes me so afraid of death and suicide... It may save my life in the future. - RockFashionista

When I was around 5, I used to have this fear. However, I don't now. - Minecraftcrazy530

Everyone has this so this should be number one to be honest.

Most people have that phobia unless they want to commit sueside.

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5 Coulrophobia - clowns

yeah I'm not gonna lie clowns scare the living crap outta me... all though my fiance thanks its funny to chase me arount the house... he's not gonna be laughing much longer as soon as I find out his biggest fear! its on... no one makes me almost have a skroke... NO ONE!

,,,how about that real live scary clown - John Wayne Gacy, who dressed up as a clown to entertain children in the hospital, while at the same time he was busy murdering dozens of young men and burying their bodies under his house...
(note: John Wayne Gacy was executed some time ago)

clowns really are horrible - i dont like them at all!! its since i saw IT, Pennywise just scared me so much and it was worse that he was like a giant spider at the end, i think that might be part of the reason that im terrified of spiders - Jeheffiner

They're not a joke anymore its serious

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6 Claustrophobia - confined spaces

Being in any small space makes me want to throw up, and if I was every trapped in an elevator I would probably pass out

When everyone is crowding around me if feel so... Just... I just can't explain its horrible

I hate tiny spaces, I feel like everything is starting to slowly move towards me, trapping me... keeping me prisoner. Its so terrifying, I can't help but get terrified in oxes or tiny rooms.

The feeling that you can't move or you just see black is disturbing.

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7 Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia - long words

I don't know about you, but I think the people who came up with these names, but I think this going a little too far.

So, that means you'd be afraid of the fear you have making you also have phobiophobia!

Ok this is the most stupid name for a phobia ever. If you have this phobia your basically scared of this phobia. Confusing... XD

*slow clap*

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8 Apiphobia - fear of bees

I am terrified of bees! I have never gotten stung because every time I see one I run away screaming!

Feel like that when they sting me, I may get a big bump.- Jazzy

Anyting that buzzes whilst flying and has the potential to sting.

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9 Atychiphobia - fear of failure

I have fear of failure, its like failing at a task it feels I will fail subsequently in everything I do

I hate this web site

HAHAAHAHAAHAHAAHAHAAHA I have a friend named Josh and we always yell at each other saying we're gonna fail:).

I AM a failure. - LemonComputer

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10 Necrophobia - dead things

I'm dead right now

Some things we can't control what we can't control

I have this phobia

I'm dead inside. - LemonComputer

The Contenders

11 Monophobia - fear of being alone

I'm always afraid of being kidnapped when I'm alone, thank god I have a sister with me!

I'm scared/hate being along or being ignored. If my friends ignored me I feel so mad

Now I know that I am not stupid for having this fear.

I have this, sadly...I always need someone to be with

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12 Ophidiophobia - snakes

It hate it when a cobra starts to hiss

Snakes are creepy. PERIOD.

I don't understand why snakes are scary to others

These things are creepy. I can't even look at one in a book,never the less a LIVE ONE! I hate everything about it. This is my no1 phobia

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13 Astrophobia - Fear of Outer Space

I Have legitimate astrophobia. I hate when people talk about space, and ask to change the subject. I'm never gonna be a astronaut...

If your not attached to something god knows where you'll end up

Its horrible


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14 Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia - number 666

Number 666? Like, as in, my cat? Yeah, I'm pretty darn afraid of that. But seriously, why can't people just come up with normal names for these fears?

Yes, people are strange. - PositronWildhawk

The number 666 means the number of the beast which is the devil so basically the fear of he devil

I need this phobia - DatBoiSquirtle

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15 Pyrophobia - fear of fire

My mum used to start a fire in my house when she was drunk and she was holding the keys for the house in her hand. She wouldn't give them to me and was laughing so I had to knock her down to get them and get me and my siblings out of the house. She blames a demon, I blame the drinks. Lucky she isn't allowed to have alcoholic drinks anymore. But I have a strong hatred and fear of alcoholic drinks, as well as fires, from that. I also keep getting nightmares of that happening, over and over and over. I wake up crying sometimes. - LemonComputer

I'm always scared I am gonna be burned to death. My mom's a nurse and she said that burn survivors usually would rather die.

If someone is cooking I do NOT get near the stove.

I have this *sobs* and I have problem cooking too - GirlyAnimeLover

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16 Gephyriphobia - fear of bridges

My girlfriend is horrified of going under and over bridges because she feels as if they will fall on her.

Yes! It's so scary -- any second the cables could break and you could fall to your death...

I feel like I am going to fall to my doom on a bridge

I just try to convince myself that the cables are sturdy

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17 Phobiophobia - the fear of fear itself

if you vote for any of these you have phobiaphobia

I pretty much have every one of these phobias, so I'm picking this.

Twas said that Theodore Roosevelt had phobiophobia.

I'll vote for this one because I have a different fear than any on this list my fear is scared of dolls,scarecrows,long words,being alone,ghosts,zombies,and the dark

18 Aichmophobia - fear of sharp or pointed objects

I don't get it they lie to you every time like "no shots this time" and then you aren't prepared when it comes

I cannot stand when I have to get blood taken or get vaccines, I freak out!

I can't stand getting a shot needles are simply TERRIBLE in my eyes

When you self harm and see this. o.o' - LemonComputer

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19 Hemophobia, haemophobia - fear of blood

I really want to be a medical professional and aid people in war zones, but I just can't handle blood. Intestines and lungs, I can handle, but capillaries and veins... forget it!

I'm just scared to red object. Like, blood, firefighter car (now I'm not), or red light, because I think red is warning sign - ComelCumil

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20 Obesophobia - fear of obesity

At least you wont be fat in your future laugh out loud

I have this phobia but I am SUPER skinny

This is a really dumb phobia be happy wit yourself and body I don't judge if you're 10000 pounds

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1. Astrophobia - Fear of Outer Space
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