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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4,114 2,863
Acrophobia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Acrophobia Extreme or irrational fear of heights

2
4,672 2,620
Arachnophobia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders

3
4,159 2,728
Claustrophobia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Buster McDermott added Claustrophobia Fear of enclosed spaces

4
2,959 3,035
Necrophobia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Necrophobia Fear of death

5
4,505 2,078
Thalassophobia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Phobia?
cielnet53 added Thalassophobia Fear of Deep Water

6
2,596 3,401
Ophidiophobia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes

7
3,180 2,761
Glossophobia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Glossophobia Fear of public speaking

8
2,259 3,624
Fear of needles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LaurieM added Trypanophobia Fear of needles

9
2,712 2,913
Entomophobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lyndyloo added Entomophobia Fear of insects

10
2,388 2,927
Galeophobia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Phobia?
carlybobarly added Galeophobia Fear of sharks

11
2,378 2,970
Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Achluophobia Fear of the dark

12
2,310 2,126
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
2,297 3,390
Coulrophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dismalhead added Coulrophobia Fear of clowns

14
1,971 1,937
Trumpaphobia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Phobia?
nalmeida12 added Trumpaphobia

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15
1,756 2,332
Katagelophobia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed

16
1,348 3,537
Dentophobia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dentophobia Fear of the dentist

17
2,234 1,994
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
1,616 2,920
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
1,459 3,271
Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Aviophobia Fear of flying

20
1,557 1,615
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
767 2,797
Emetophobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lollipoopqueen added Emetophobia Fear of vomiting

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22
441 710
Blatophobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Nicole Henriod Cariat added Blatophobia Cockroach panic. 

23
1,223 2,133
Kardashianophobia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What's Your Phobia?
edflood added Kardashianophobia

24
271 3,170
Cynophobia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LauraBeautiflyUniqueMellinge added Cynophobia Fear of dogs

25
355 1,942
Anthropophobia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Anthropophobia Fear of humans

26
272 1,333
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
284 2,991
Lepidopterophobia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's Your Phobia?
serenity_12 added Lepidopterophobia Fear of butterflies

28
431 1,922
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
109 128
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 2,025
Eremikophobia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Eremikophobia Fear of sand

31
9 32
Thanosphobia is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What's Your Phobia?
SMASH1 added Thanosphobia

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1 8
podophobia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What's Your Phobia?
1527035352073 added podophobia uneasiness around bare feet, avoiding swimming,

33
3 38
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!