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11 Phobias You Didn`t Know Had Actual Names

While you may not fear everything possible, just know that, for every possible or seemingly impossible fear you can have there is already a phobia name for it. Here are a few...

Pantophobia: The fear of everything.

phobias you didn t know had actual names

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobi:

The fear of long words. And yes, as some sort of cosmic cruel joke, the phobia`s name makes it that much harder for the sufferer to confront, much less say the name of their own fear.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Arachibutyrophobia:

The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Of course, the fear of peanut butter landing anywhere but your mouth intensifies in direct proportion to your inability to wield a butter knife
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Leukophobia:

The fear of the color white. Melanophobia is the fear of the color black. In fact, there is a fear for every color, meaning right now somewhere someone is pointing at a Crayola crayon and screaming.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Genuphobia:

The fear of knees. The fear of elbows is ishicascadiggaphobia, the fear of hands is chirophobia, and the fear of chins is geniophobia. In other words, any one of your body parts is just another persons sheer hell.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Barophobia:

The fear of gravity, either that it will suddenly stop and youll float off into space or it will suddenly increase and youll be crushed by the earths gravitational pull, meaning each day you either hold on to your bed for dear life or run up as many flights of stairs as possible.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Pteronophobia:

The fear of being tickled by feathers, which only makes the image of a pigeon slowly approaching you with wings out while saying Who wants to laugh? all the more terrifying.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Euphobia:

The fear of hearing good news, because some people can only be comfortable in the belief that everything sucks.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Kathisophobia:

The fear of sitting down, requiring the need for a convertible while driving.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Zemmiphobia:

The fear of the great mole rat, which is either silly or sensible (but certainly specific) depending on how much you want to cuddle that little fellow in the photo below.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

Samhainophobia:

The fear of Halloween. Or maybe the fear of getting screwed over while trick-or-treating on Halloween. Really, If you`re that guy handing out only a single tiny box of Chiclets per person, you deserve a trick then.
phobias you didn t know had actual names

So many phobias to choose from! Does anyone here have any of these? What do you FEAR THE MOST?!
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