27 Weird Phobias You Never Knew Existed

A common phobia is spidersIts well known that people have phobias, some more common than others. Some people are scared or spiders and some people are scared of heights. But some people are terrified of things you would never imagine. See below a list of 27 unusual phobias you never knew existed.

  1. Ablutophobia- Fear of washing or bathing.
  2. Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.
  3. Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions.
  4. Apotemnophobia- Fear of persons with amputations.
  5. Turophobia- fear of cheese
  6. Somniphobia- fear of falling asleep
  7. Hylophobia- fear of trees
  8. Ombrophobia- fear of rain
  9. Papaphobia- fear of the pope
  10. Omphalophobia – Fear of navels
  11. Globophobia – Fear of balloons popping
  12. Geniophobia – Fear of chins
  13. Anatidaephobia – Fear of being watched by a duck
  14. Barophobia- Fear of gravity
  15. Thaasophobia- Fear of sitting
  16. Urophobia- Fear of urine
  17. Xanthophobia- Fear of the color yellow
  18. Peladophobia- Fear of bald people
  19. Parthenophobia- Fear of virgins
  20. Pentheraphobia- Fear of mother-in-law
  21. Optophobia- Fear of opening one’s eyes
  22. Nephophobia- Fear of clouds
  23. Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music
  24. Mageirocophobia- Fear of cooking
  25. Linonophobia- Fear of string
  26. Lutraphobia- Fear of otters
  27. Kolpophobia- Fear of genitals