Weirdly Interesting 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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3,004 2,081
Acrophobia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Acrophobia Extreme or irrational fear of heights

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2
3,476 1,853
Arachnophobia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders

3
3,049 1,979
Claustrophobia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Buster McDermott added Claustrophobia Fear of enclosed spaces

4
1,860 2,484
Ophidiophobia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes

5
2,159 2,131
Necrophobia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Necrophobia Fear of death

6
3,248 1,474
Thalassophobia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Phobia?
cielnet53 added Thalassophobia Fear of Deep Water

7
2,351 1,943
Glossophobia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Glossophobia Fear of public speaking

8
1,744 2,547
Fear of needles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LaurieM added Trypanophobia Fear of needles

9
2,034 2,066
Entomophobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lyndyloo added Entomophobia Fear of insects

10
1,688 2,135
Galeophobia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Phobia?
carlybobarly added Galeophobia Fear of sharks

11
1,753 2,108
Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Achluophobia Fear of the dark

12
1,576 1,406
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
1,789 2,421
Coulrophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dismalhead added Coulrophobia Fear of clowns

14
1,225 1,506
Katagelophobia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed

15
1,181 1,049
Trumpaphobia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Phobia?
nalmeida12 added Trumpaphobia

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994 2,539
Dentophobia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dentophobia Fear of the dentist

17
1,519 1,329
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
1,189 2,047
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
1,087 2,367
Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Aviophobia Fear of flying

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916 942
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
809 1,282
Kardashianophobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?
edflood added Kardashianophobia

22
537 1,881
Emetophobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lollipoopqueen added Emetophobia Fear of vomiting

23
194 2,136
Cynophobia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LauraBeautiflyUniqueMellinge added Cynophobia Fear of dogs

24
211 2,025
Lepidopterophobia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's Your Phobia?
serenity_12 added Lepidopterophobia Fear of butterflies

25
112 619
Mysophobia is listed (or ranked) 25 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

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267 1,068
Philophobia Is the Fear of Fal... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Snowee added Philophobia Is the Fear of Falling in Love.

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180 1,038
Anthropophobia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Anthropophobia Fear of humans

28
25 1,077
Eremikophobia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Eremikophobia Fear of sand

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46 67
trypophobia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What's Your Phobia?
amelia kay added trypophobia

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6 16
Blatophobia is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Nicole Henriod Cariat added Blatophobia Cockroach panic.