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This is a list of the most common phobias, ranked by people who find these things incapacitating. These popular fears can paralyze you or are incontrollable - no matter what logic tells you. Do you have any of these? Common phobias include aracnophobia (fear of spiders), acrophobia (fear of heights), and aviophobia (fear of flying), though there is no end to the number of things people can be afraid of. If your phobia isn't listed, add it, or press rerank to make your own list of the things you find most threatening. Let's find out the most common phobia. Vote and add! If you just want to vote on things that scare you, but aren't phobias, check out this list.

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Acrophobia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Acrophobia Extreme or irrational fear of heights

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Arachnophobia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders

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Claustrophobia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Claustrophobia Fear of enclosed spaces

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Thalassophobia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Thalassophobia Fear of Deep Water

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Glossophobia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Glossophobia Fear of public speaking

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Ophidiophobia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes

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Necrophobia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Necrophobia Fear of death

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Fear of needles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Trypanophobia Fear of needles

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Coulrophobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Coulrophobia Fear of clowns

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Entomophobia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Entomophobia Fear of insects

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Trypophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Trypophobia Pathological fear of objects with irregular patterns of holes

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Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Achluophobia Fear of the dark

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Pnigophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Pnigophobia Fear of being smothered or fear of suffocating

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Galeophobia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Galeophobia Fear of sharks

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Atelophobia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Atelophobia Fear of not being good enough or imperfection

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Katagelophobia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed

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Dentophobia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dentophobia Fear of the dentist

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Trumpaphobia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Trumpaphobia

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Agoraphobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Agoraphobia Fear of wide open spaces or crowded places. 

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Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Aviophobia Fear of flying

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Pisanthrophobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Pisanthrophobia fear of trusting or getting close to people because of bad past expiriences.

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Kardashianophobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Kardashianophobia

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Emetophobia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Emetophobia Fear of vomiting

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Philophobia Is the Fear of Fal... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Philophobia Is the Fear of Falling in Love.

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Cynophobia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Cynophobia Fear of dogs

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Lepidopterophobia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Lepidopterophobia Fear of butterflies

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Anthropophobia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Anthropophobia Fear of humans

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Fear of Balloons and Spiders. ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Fear of Balloons and Spiders. a Spider in a Balloon.

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Mysophobia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Mysophobia If fear takes over and one finds themselves suffering from physical symptoms, Phobia has persisted over a significant length of time and is affecting one’s health^! mood^! work or family life, One recognizes that avoiding germs is taking over daily routines

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Eremikophobia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Eremikophobia Fear of sand