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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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3,284 1,714
Arachnophobia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Arachnophobia Fear of spiders

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2
2,821 1,943
Acrophobia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Acrophobia Extreme or irrational fear of heights

3
2,869 1,855
Claustrophobia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Buster McDermott added Claustrophobia Fear of enclosed spaces

4
3,044 1,376
Thalassophobia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's Your Phobia?
cielnet53 added Thalassophobia Fear of Deep Water

5
2,023 1,995
Necrophobia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Necrophobia Fear of death

6
2,202 1,825
Glossophobia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Glossophobia Fear of public speaking

7
1,764 2,325
Ophidiophobia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Ophidiophobia Fear of snakes

8
1,650 2,388
Fear of needles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LaurieM added Trypanophobia Fear of needles

9
1,929 1,937
Entomophobia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lyndyloo added Entomophobia Fear of insects

10
1,586 2,005
Galeophobia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's Your Phobia?
carlybobarly added Galeophobia Fear of sharks

11
1,463 1,282
Pnigophobia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Pnigophobia Fear of being smothered or fear of suffocating

12
1,643 1,983
Achluophobia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Achluophobia Fear of the dark

13
1,705 2,270
Coulrophobia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dismalhead added Coulrophobia Fear of clowns

14
1,014 906
Trumpaphobia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's Your Phobia?
nalmeida12 added Trumpaphobia

15
1,133 1,393
Katagelophobia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's Your Phobia?
AdmiralCrunch added Katagelophobia Fear of being ridiculed

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16
1,405 1,224
Atelophobia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's Your Phobia?
vijayboeing747 added Atelophobia Fear of not being good enough or imperfection

17
949 2,381
Dentophobia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Dentophobia Fear of the dentist

18
1,100 1,931
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
813 844
Pisanthrophobia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Synthia Skuse added Pisanthrophobia fear of trusting or getting close to people because of bad past expiriences.

20
1,011 2,247
Aviophobia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's Your Phobia?
Aviophobia Fear of flying

21
741 1,152
Kardashianophobia is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's Your Phobia?
edflood added Kardashianophobia

22
490 1,743
Emetophobia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's Your Phobia?
lollipoopqueen added Emetophobia Fear of vomiting

23
88 502
Mysophobia is listed (or ranked) 23 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

24
182 1,982
Cynophobia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's Your Phobia?
LauraBeautiflyUniqueMellinge added Cynophobia Fear of dogs

25
199 1,874
Lepidopterophobia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What's Your Phobia?
serenity_12 added Lepidopterophobia Fear of butterflies

26
236 932
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.

27
151 908
Anthropophobia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Anthropophobia Fear of humans

28
21 952
Eremikophobia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What's Your Phobia?
OddBean14 added Eremikophobia Fear of sand