Graveyard Shift What's Your Phobia?  

Desertrat89
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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.
list ordered by
1
8,291 4,984
Arachnophobia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders
2
7,081 5,759
Acrophobia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Extreme or irrational fear of heights
3
7,210 5,428
Claustrophobia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Buster McDermott added Fear of enclosed spaces
4
5,938 5,678
Necrophobia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Necrophobia Fear of death
5
8,703 3,844
Thalassophobia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Phobia?
cielnet53 added Thalassophobia Fear of deep water
6
4,894 6,502
Ophidiophobia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes
7
5,698 5,628
Glossophobia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Glossophobia Fear of public speaking
8
4,112 7,005
Fear of needles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LaurieM added Fear of Needles
9
5,321 5,031
Galeophobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Phobia?
carlybobarly added Galeophobia Fear of sharks
10
5,069 5,570
Entomophobia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lyndyloo added Entomophobia Fear of insects
11
5,069 4,264
Pnigophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Pnigophobia Fear of suffocating
12
4,667 5,643
Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Achluophobia Fear of the dark
13
4,184 6,370
Coulrophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dismalhead added Coulrophobia Fear of clowns
14
2,062 7,317
Dentophobia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dentophobia Fear of the dentist
15
4,682 4,229
Atelophobia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Phobia?
vijayboeing747 added Fear of not being good enough or imperfect
16
3,489 5,141
Katagelophobia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed
17
2,576 6,477
Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Aviophobia Fear of flying
18
3,771 3,850
Pisanthrophobia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Synthia Skuse added Pisanthrophobia Fear of trusting people due to bad past experiences
19
2,499 6,304
Agoraphobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?
tristanastar added Fear of wide open spaces
20
792 539
Cleithrophobia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's Your Phobia?
poppiefresh added Cleithrophobia Fear of Being Trapped
21
2,218 3,084
Katsaridaphobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Nicole Henriod Cariat added Katsaridaphobia Fear of cockroaches
22
585 669
Thanatophobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Christie Staley added Thanatophobia Fear of dying
23
1,612 6,016
Emetophobia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lollipoopqueen added Fear of vomiting
24
1,862 2,191
Nuclearphobia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's Your Phobia?
SMASH1 added Nuclearphobia Fear of nuclear war
25
903 4,218
Mysophobia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What's Your Phobia?
nolagirl22 added Mysophobia Fear of contamination and germs