Acrophobia / Fear of Heights


Acrophobia / Fear of Heights

“My feet and hands tingle and get sweaty even when I think about heights”

“Even using the escalator on shopping malls make me feel like I am being pulled down.”

“I just can’t look down when I am at some height”

These are some situation which shows Acorophobia. Acrophobia can be dangerous, as sufferers can experience an irrational fear in a high place and become too agitated to get themselves down safely. Some acrophobics also suffer from urges to throw themselves off high places, despite not being suicidal. spin

Sufferers in this phobia many times feels spinning sensation when they look down from heights.

Scotophobia / Fear of Dark or Darkness

The word Scotophobia comes from Greek word “Scoto” which means “darkness”. Scotophobia is another common phobia.

From centuries, It is always a night when crime rate rises intensively and also wild animals lie in wait to attack the vulnerable.

Fear of dark can be dangerous as sufferer in his fear sometimes fears to step in toilets nights and pass sleepless nights.

Phobia List U V W X Y Z

Phobia List Starting with ‘V’

  • VENEREOPHOBIA : Phobia of venereal disease
  • VERMIPHOBIA : Fear of worms

Phobia List Starting with ‘X’

  • XENOPHOBIA : Phobia of strangers of foreigners
  • XYLOPHOBIA : Fear of the forest

Phobia List Starting with ‘Z’

  • ZELOPHOBIA : Phobia of jealousy
  • ZOOPHOBIA : Fear of animals

Phobia List Q R S T

Phobia List Starting with ‘R’

  • RHABDOPHOBIA : Fear of being beaten
  • RHYPOPHOBIA : Phobia of filth
  • RUSSOPHOBIA : Fear or intense dislike of Russia and Russian things

Phobia List Starting with ‘S’

  • SATANOPHOBIA : Phobia of Satan
  • SCABIOPHOBIA : Fear of scabies; fear of itching
  • SCATOPHOBIA : Phobia of excrement; fear of using obscene language
  • SCHOLIONOPHOBIA : Fear of school
  • SCIAPHOBIA : Phobia of shadows
  • SCOLECIPHOBIA : Fear of worms
  • SCOPOPHOBIA : Phobia of being looked at
  • SCOTOPHOBIA : Fear of the dark
  • SELAPHOBIA : Phobia of flashes
  • SELENOPHOBIA : Fear of the moon
  • SIDERODROMOPHOBIA : Fear of railroads or of traveling on trains
  • SIDEROPHOBIA : Phobia of the stars
  • SINOPHOBIA : Fear of China and Chinese people
  • SITOPHOBIA : Phobia of food
  • SPRECTROPHOBIA : Fear of specters or phantoms
  • SPERMOPHOBIA : Fear of germs
  • SPHEKSOPHOBIA : Phobia of wasps
  • STASIBASIPHOBIA : Fear of attempting to stand or
  • STENOPHOBIA : Fear of narrow spaces
  • SYPHILIPHOBIA : Phobia of becoming infected with syphilis

Phobia List Starting with ‘T’

  • TABOPHOBIA : Fear of wasting sickness
  • TAPHEPHOBIA : Phobia of being buried alive; fear of graves
  • TAPINOPHOBIA : Fear of small things
  • TELOPHOBIA : Intense dislike of teleology
  • TELEPHONOPHOBIA : Phobia of using the telephone
  • TERATOPHOBIA : Fear of monsters or giving birth to a monster
  • THAASOPHOBIA : Phobia of boredom
  • THALASSOPHOBIA : Fear of the sea
  • THANTOPHOBIA : Fear of death
  • THEATROPHOBIA : Phobia of theaters
  • THEOPHOBIA : Fear of God
  • THERMOPHOBIA : Fear of heat
  • TOCOPHOBIA : Phobia of childbirth
  • TOMOPHOBIA : Fear of surgical operations
  • TONITROPHOBIA : Phobia of thunder
  • TOPOPHOBIA : Fear of performing on stage; fear of certain places and situations
  • TOXICOPHOBIA : Phobia of poisoning
  • TRAUMATOPHOBIA : Fear of war or physical injury
  • TREMOPHOBIA : Phobia of trembling
  • TRICHINIPHOBIA : Fear of trichinosis
  • Trypanophobia : Fear of Needles, Injections, Inoculation

Phobia List M N O P

Phobia List Starting with ‘M’

  • MAIEUSIOPHOBIA : Phobia of pregnancy
  • MASTIGOPHOBIA : Fear of flogging
  • MECHANOPHOBIA : Phobia of machinery
  • MELISSOPHOBIA : Fear of bees
  • MENINGITOPHOBIA : Phobia of meningitis
  • MERINTHOPHOBIA : Fear of being bound
  • METALLOPHOBIA : Phobia of metals
  • METEOROPHOBIA : Fear of meteors and meteorites
  • MICROPHOBIA : Phobia of germs
  • MISOPHOBIA : Fear of being contaminated by dirt
  • MOLYSOMOPHOBIA : Phobia of infection
  • MONOPATHOPHOBIA : Fear of sickness in a specific part of the body
  • MONOPHOBIA : Phobia of one thing or of being alone
  • MOTORPHOBIA : Fear of dislike of motor vehicles
  • MUSICOPHOBIA : Intense dislike of music
  • MUSOPHOBIA : Phobia of mice
  • MYSOPHOBIA : Fear of infection
  • MYTHOPHOBIA : Phobia of making false statements

Phobia List Starting with ‘N’

  • NEBULAPHOBIA : Fear of clouds
  • NECROPHOBIA : Phobia of corpses and the dead
  • NEGROPHOBIA : Fear or dislike of Negroes
  • NEOPHOBIA : Phobia of newness, novelty
  • NOCTIPHOBIA : Fear of the night
  • NOMATOPHOBIA : Phobia of names
  • NOSEMAPHOBIA : Fear of illness
  • NOSOPHOBIA : Phobia of contracting disease
  • NUCLEOMITAPHOBIA : Fear of death by nuclear weapons
  • NUDOPHOBIA : Phobia of nakedness
  • NYCTOPHOBIA : Fear of darkness or the night

Phobia List Starting with ‘O’

  • OCHLOPHOBIA : Fear of crowds
  • OCHOPHOBIA : Phobia of vehicles
  • ODONTOPHOBIA : Fear of teeth, especially the teeth of animals
  • ODYNOPHOBIA : Phobia of pain
  • OENOPHOBIA : Hatred/dislike of wine
  • OIKOPHOBIA : Phobia of home surroundings
  • OLFACTOPHOBIA : Fear of smells
  • OMBROPHOBIA : Phobia of rain
  • OMMATOPHOBIA : Fear of eyes
  • ONEIROPHOBIA : Phobia of dreams
  • ONOMATOPHOBIA : Fear of hearing a specific name, word, or phrase
  • OPHIDIOPHOBIA : Phobia of snakes
  • OPTOPHOBIA : Fear of opening one’s eyes
  • ORNITHOPHOBIA : Phobia of birds
  • OSMOPHOBIA : Fear of odors
  • OSPHRESIOPHOBIA : Intense dislike of body odors
  • OURANOPHOBIA : Phobia of heaven

Phobia List Starting with ‘P’

  • PAEDOPHOBIA : Fear of children or dolls
  • PANOPHOBIA : Phobia of everything or a nonspecific fear
  • PAPAPHOBIA : Fear or dislike of the pope and the papacy
  • PARALIPOPPHOBIA : Phobia of neglect of some duty
  • PARAPHOBIA : Fear of sexual perversions
  • PARASITOPHOBIA : Phobia of parasites
  • PARTHENOPHOBIA : Fear of virgins or young women
  • PATHOPHOBIA : Phobia of diseases and germs
  • PATROIOPHOBIA : Fear of heredity
  • PECCATIPHOBIA : Fear of sinning
  • PEDICULOPHOBIA : Phobia of lice
  • PELLAGRAPHOBIA : Fear of getting pellagra
  • PENIAPHOBIA : Phobia of poverty
  • PHAGOPHOBIA : Fear of eating or swallowing
  • PHARMACOPHOBIA : Phobia of drugs or medicines
  • PHASMOPHOBIA : Fear of ghosts
  • PHENGOPHOBIA : Phobia of daylight
  • PHILOSOPHOBIA : Fear of philosophy or philosophers
  • PHOBOPHOBIA : Phobia of fear itself
  • PHONOPHOBIA : Fear of noise
  • PHOTANGIOPHOBIA : Phobia of eye pain caused by light
  • PHOTOPHOBIA : Fear of light
  • PHTRIRIOPHOBIA : Fear of parasites
  • PHTHISIOPHOBIA : Phobia of tuberculosis
  • PLACOPHOBIA : Fear of tombstones
  • PNIGEROPHOBIA : Phobia of smothering
  • PNIGOPHOBIA : Fear of choking
  • POGONOPHOBIA : Phobia of beards
  • POINEPHOBIA : Fear of many things
  • POLITICOPHOBIA : Phobia or dislike of politicians
  • POLYPHOBIA : Fear of many things
  • PONOPHOBIA : Phobia of fatigue, especially from overworking
  • PORPHYROPHOBIA : Hatred of the color purple
  • POTAMOPHOBIA : Fear of rivers and running water
  • POTOPHOBIA : Phobia of drinking
  • PROTEINPHOBIA : Intense dislike of protein foods
  • PSYCHOPHOBIA : Phobia of the mind
  • PSYCHROPHOBIA : Fear of cold temperatures
  • PTERONONPHOBIA : Phobia of feathers
  • PTEROMERHANOPHOBIA : Fear of Flying / Fear of flight
  • PYREXIOPHOBIA : Fear of fever
  • PYROPHOBIA : Phobia of fire