15 of the most unusual phobias

Unusual Phobias

  1. Omphalophobia – Fear of bellybuttons, touching it or sometimes of seeing one being touched.
  2. Papaphobia – Dread of the Pope, the papacy and the Roman Catholic Church.
  3. Turophobia – Fear of cheese.
  4. Ephebiphobia – Fear of teenagers.
  5. Bibliophobia – Fear of books.
  6. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – Fear of long words.
  7. Oikophobia – Dread of household appliances.
  8. Apeirophobia – Concern for infinity, for living forever.
  9. Gnosiophobia – Fear of knowledge.
  10. Aurophobia – Concern for gold.
  11. Parthenophobia – Fear of young girls.
  12. Methyphobia – Morbid fear of alcohol.
  13. Peladophobia – Fear of bald people.
  14. Lachanophobia – Dread of vegetables.
  15. Allodoxaphobia – Fear of hearing other people’s opinion.