Some Phobia Words

You might have heard of …

  • Acrophobia – fear of heights
  • Glossophobia – fear of public speaking

But have you heard of …

  • samhainophobia is fear of Halloween.  And related to it is Wiccaphobia (fear of witchcraft) and Phasmophobia (fear of ghost) and Coimetrophobia (fear of cemeteries)
  • nomophobia – fear of being without your cell phone.

Fear of certain animals …

  • Arachnophobia – fear of spiders
  • Ophidiophobia – fear of snakes
  • Ailurophobia – fear of cats