Phobias (K-O)

Another list of phobias for your reading pleasure and knowledge too.  Have fun :)

Kainolophobia or Kainophobia - fear of anything new, novelty
Kakorrhaphiophobia - fear of failure or defeat
Katagelophobia - fear of ridicule
Kathisophobia - fear of sitting down
Kenophobia - fear of voids or empty spaces
Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia - fear of thunder and lightning (Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
Kinetophobia or Kinesophobia - fear of movement or motion
Kleptophobia - fear of stealing
Koinoniphobia - fear of rooms
Kolpophobia - fear of genitals, particularly female
Kopophobia - fear of fatigue
Koniophobia - fear of dust (Amathophobia)
Kosmikophobia - fear of cosmic phenomenon
Kymophobia - fear of waves (Cymophobia)
Kynophobia - fear of rabies
Kyphophobia - fear of stooping

Lachanophobia - fear of vegetables
Laliophobia or Lalophobia - fear of speaking
Leprophobia or Lepraphobia - fear of leprosy
Leukophobia - fear of the color white
Levophobia - fear of things to the left side of the body
Ligyrophobia - fear of loud noises
Lilapsophobia - fear of tornadoes and hurricanes
Limnophobia - fear of lakes
Linonophobia - fear of string
Liticaphobia - fear of lawsuits
Lockiophobia - fear of childbirth
Logizomechanophobia - fear of computers
Logophobia - fear of words
Luiphobia - fear of lues, syphilis
Lutraphobia - fear of otters
Lygophobia - fear of darkness
Lyssophobia - fear of rabies or of becoming mad

Macrophobia - fear of long waits
Mageirocophobia - fear of cooking
Maieusiophobia - fear of childbirth
Malaxophobia - fear of love play (Sarmassophobia)
Maniaphobia - fear of insanity
Mastigophobia - fear of punishment
Mechanophobia - fear of machines
Medomalacuphobia - fear of losing an erection
Medorthophobia - fear of an erect penis
Megalophobia - fear of large things
Melissophobia - fear of bees
Melanophobia - fear of the color black
Melophobia - fear or hatred of music
Meningitophobia - fear of brain disease
Menophobia - fear of menstruation
Merinthophobia - fear of being bound or tied up
Metallophobia - fear of metal
Metathesiophobia - fear of changes
Meteorophobia - fear of meteors
Methyphobia - fear of alcohol
Metrophobia - fear or hatred of poetry
Microbiophobia - fear of microbes (Bacillophobia)
Microphobia - fear of small things
Misophobia or Mysophobia - fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs
Mnemophobia - fear of memories
Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia - fear of dirt or contamination
Monophobia - fear of solitude or being alone
Monopathophobia - fear of definite disease
Motorphobia - fear of automobiles
Mottephobia - fear of moths
Musophobia or Muriphobia - fear of mice
Mycophobia - fear or aversion to mushrooms
Mycrophobia - fear of small things
Myctophobia - fear of darkness
Myrmecophobia - fear of ants
Mythophobia - fear of myths or stories or false statements
Myxophobia - fear of slime (Blennophobia)

Nebulaphobia - fear of fog (Homichlophobia)
Necrophobia - fear of death or dead things
Nelophobia - fear of glass
Neopharmaphobia - fear of new drugs
Neophobia - fear of anything new
Nephophobia - fear of clouds
Noctiphobia - fear of the night
Nomatophobia - fear of names
Nosocomephobia - fear of hospitals
Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia - fear of becoming ill
Nostophobia - fear of returning home
Novercaphobia - fear of your step-mother
Nucleomituphobia - fear of nuclear weapons
Nudophobia - fear of nutidy
Numerophobia - fear of numbers
Nyctohylophobia - fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night

Obesophobia - fear of gaining weight (Pocrescophobia)
Ochlophobia - fear of crowds or mobs
Ochophobia - fear of vehicles
Octophobia - fear of the figure 8
Odontophobia - fear of teeth or dental surgery
Odynophobia or Odynephobia - fear of pain (Algophobia)
Oenophobia - fear of wines
Oikophobia - fear of home surroundings, house (Domatophobia, Eicophobia)
Olfactophobia - fear of smells
Ombrophobia - fear of rain or of being rained on
Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia - fear of eyes
Oneirophobia - fear of dreams
Oneirogmophobia - fear of wet dreams
Onomatophobia - fear of hearing a certain word or of names
Ophidiophobia - fear of snakes (snakephobia)
Ophthalmophobia - fear of being stared at
Opiophobia - fear medical doctors experience of prescribing needed pain medications for patients
Optophobia - fear of opening one's eyes
Ornithophobia - fear of birds
Orthophobia - fear of property
Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia - fear of smells or odors
Ostraconophobia - fear of shellfish
Ouranophobia or Uranophobia - fear of heaven

Phobias from A-E, F-J

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