15. Coulrophobia – Fear of clowns
The phobia name looks like some cool phobia but there is nothing cool about it. Clowns are meant to make us laugh but did you know they can instill fear in some people’s minds. Coulrophobia is the fear of the clowns (or Jokers). The people suffering have the irrational fear of evil clowns.
16. Omphalophobia – Fear of the navel
The navel or belly button is just a normal body part for most of us. But Some people fear navels (their navel and in some cases other’s navel as well). The people suffering from Omphalophobia do not like to touch their navel or someone else touching their navel.
17. Sanguivoriphobia – Fear of vampires
While we know for sure that vampires are hypothetical blood drinking creatures, some people believe the vampires are real and they have an abnormal fear of vampires. The Sanguivoriphobia literally means the fear of blood eaters. Be careful next time watching a vampire horror film.
18. Turophobia – Fear of cheese
Turophobia is the fear of cheese. People who have it generally associate cheese with their traumatic memories and thus fear cheese. This phobia is very uncommon but we can imagine the hard lives of the people suffering from it. This is the kind of phobia nobody would like to have.
19. Pentheraphobia – Fear of mother-in-law
I am sure mothers-in-law’s are too cool that everyone loves them. Some people may like or dislike their mother-in-law but for the others, they are a source of fear. Pentheraphobia is the fear of mother-in-law and people having it fear their mother-in-law.
20. Anatidaephobia – Fear of being watched by a duck
This is the weirdest phobia I have ever come across. Anatidaephobia is the fear of being watched by a duck. The people suffering from it believe that a duck (or goose) is watching them somewhere in the world. They think of ducks as a spy who is constantly watching them.
21. Phobophobia – Fear of having a phobia
So you are here and you have read a lot about many weird phobias. Here comes the most bizarre phobia. Phobophobia is a phobia of having a phobia. The people having it may fear that they might have some or another phobia.
What do you think about these weird phobia? If you ever come across any person suffering from phobias, please share your experiences with us.