What's Your Phobia?

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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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    the people's #1 & most listed
    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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    added by Buster McDermott
    Fear of enclosed spaces

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

    added by cielnet53
    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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    added by LaurieM
    Fear of needles

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

    added by Dismalhead
    Coulrophobia Fear of clowns

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

    added by lyndyloo
    Entomophobia Fear of insects

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    Trypophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?

    added by sdtjsaint
    Trypophobia Pathological fear of objects with irregular patterns of holes

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    Pnigophobia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's Your Phobia?

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    Pnigophobia Fear of being smothered or fear of suffocating

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    Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?


    Achluophobia Fear of the dark

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

    added by carlybobarly
    Galeophobia Fear of sharks

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    added by vijayboeing747
    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?

    added by AdmiralCrunch
    Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed

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    added by tristanastar
    Fear of wide open spaces or crowded places. 

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

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Dentophobia Fear of the dentist

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    Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Aviophobia Fear of flying

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    Trumpaphobia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's Your Phobia?

    ranked low on reranks & added by nalmeida12
    Trumpaphobia

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    Kardashianophobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?

    added by edflood
    Kardashianophobia

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

    ranked low on reranks & added by Synthia Skuse
    Pisanthrophobia fear of trusting or getting close to people because of bad past expiriences.

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    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?

    added by Snowee
    Philophobia Is the Fear of Falling in Love.

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    Anthropophobia Fear of humans

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    Fear of dogs

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    Lepidopterophobia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's Your Phobia?

    added by serenity_12
    Lepidopterophobia Fear of butterflies

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    Eremikophobia Fear of sand

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