10 weird phobias : Really shocks you


Phobia is an extreme fear of situation or object. It is a type of disorder. Every one will afraid of something. Fear makes you panic and exhausted. Fear is a feeling that one who developed in their mind based on the situations or experiences they have gone through. Fear is a common feeling but some people have fear of certain things which gives you a strange feeling. Let us see some weird phobias…



Omphalophobia is the fear of belly button. Some people believe in false theories such as if they touch or press their belly button will kill them instantly. They believe in these kinds of statements. So they are afraid of touching others belly button and fear of their belly button to be touched.



Uranophobia is the fear of heaven. The word comes from the Greek Uranos meaning “heaven” and Phobos meaning “fear”. They are fear of heaven because they are afraid of seeing angels. In the religious aspect believers who afraid of judgement after the life.



Somniphobia is the fear of asleep. Some people fear of losing time if they fall sleeping. Some people especially young children afraid of night time because of getting bad dreams.



Cibophobia is afraid of taking food. They suffer from fear eating food because it could cause death if it is poisoned. Some people are allergic to certain food items.



The term pogonophobia is derived from the  Greek words pogon for beard and Phobos for fear. It is very difficult to find a girlfriend for the people who have this phobia. Even the people who have this fear will get panic looking at the people with a beard.



Some trees structural appearance may scary. Hylophobia is the fear of trees. It is actually developed from Dendrophobia. Of course, the scary looking of trees is printed in our minds because of films in which they projected the woods and trees in a scary way.



Trypophobia is the fear of small holes. It is not officially recognised phobia. The people who have this phobia get panic if they see an object with small holes. Examples like a honeycomb, sponge, leaf with small holes.


Hair phobia

Chaetophobia is the fear of hair. They will get the fear of having people who have a lot of hair around them.  They will panic of having hair on their body.



Turophobia is the fear of cheese. People who have this phobia avoid eating cheese or stuff like cheese pizza. They fear of cheese because of its gooey appearance and taste.



Globophobia is the fear of balloons. People who have this phobia get scared due to the sound produced by the balloon when it is popped.

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