popular opinion 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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4,117 2,866
Acrophobia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Acrophobia Extreme or irrational fear of heights

2
4,675 2,622
Arachnophobia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders

3
4,160 2,733
Claustrophobia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Buster McDermott added Claustrophobia Fear of enclosed spaces

4
2,962 3,037
Necrophobia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Necrophobia Fear of death

5
4,508 2,081
Thalassophobia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Phobia?
cielnet53 added Thalassophobia Fear of Deep Water

6
2,598 3,406
Ophidiophobia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes

7
3,184 2,762
Glossophobia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Glossophobia Fear of public speaking

8
2,261 3,627
Fear of needles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LaurieM added Trypanophobia Fear of needles

9
2,714 2,915
Entomophobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lyndyloo added Entomophobia Fear of insects

10
2,390 2,930
Galeophobia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Phobia?
carlybobarly added Galeophobia Fear of sharks

11
2,379 2,973
Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Achluophobia Fear of the dark

12
2,312 2,129
Pnigophobia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Pnigophobia Fear of being smothered or fear of suffocating

13
2,300 3,392
Coulrophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dismalhead added Coulrophobia Fear of clowns

14
1,975 1,938
Trumpaphobia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Phobia?
nalmeida12 added Trumpaphobia

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15
1,758 2,335
Katagelophobia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed

16
1,349 3,541
Dentophobia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dentophobia Fear of the dentist

17
2,237 1,996
Atelophobia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What's Your Phobia?
vijayboeing747 added Atelophobia Fear of not being good enough or imperfection

18
1,618 2,922
Agoraphobia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What's Your Phobia?
tristanastar added Agoraphobia Fear of wide open spaces or crowded places.  

19
1,460 3,274
Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Aviophobia Fear of flying

20
1,560 1,616
Pisanthrophobia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Synthia Skuse added Pisanthrophobia fear of trusting or getting close to people because of bad past expiriences.

21
769 2,799
Emetophobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lollipoopqueen added Emetophobia Fear of vomiting

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22
442 712
Blatophobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Nicole Henriod Cariat added Blatophobia Cockroach panic. 

23
1,224 2,135
Kardashianophobia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What's Your Phobia?
edflood added Kardashianophobia

24
271 3,173
Cynophobia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LauraBeautiflyUniqueMellinge added Cynophobia Fear of dogs

25
357 1,943
Anthropophobia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Anthropophobia Fear of humans

26
273 1,335
Mysophobia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What's Your Phobia?
nolagirl22 added 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

27
285 2,993
Lepidopterophobia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's Your Phobia?
serenity_12 added Lepidopterophobia Fear of butterflies

28
432 1,924
Philophobia Is the Fear of Fal... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Snowee added Philophobia Is the Fear of Falling in Love.

29
111 129
Nuclearphobia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What's Your Phobia?
SMASH1 added Nuclearphobia Destruction of Earth basically - Fear of a NUKE BOMB EXPLODING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

30
43 2,028
Eremikophobia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Eremikophobia Fear of sand

31
9 34
Thanosphobia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What's Your Phobia?
SMASH1 added Thanosphobia

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1 11
podophobia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What's Your Phobia?
1527035352073 added podophobia uneasiness around bare feet, avoiding swimming,

33
3 41
Stan lee phobia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What's Your Phobia?
SMASH1 added Stan lee phobia Fear of MCU Stan lee! He is everywhere and always watching you! - Do not underestimate him he will turn into Stan hulk and smash you as the puny God you are!