Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia. Are you aware of this phobia?

Phobias, those powerful and irrational fears that toy with our human psyche. They can transform the most ordinary of objects, situations, or creatures into sources of paralyzing dread, leaving us trapped in a cycle of anxiety. There are common phobias such as

  • acrophobia: fear of heights.
  • aerophobia: fear of flying.
  • aquaphobia: fear of water.
  • astraphobia: fear of storms.
  • claustrophobia: fear of closed spaces.
  • dentophobia: fear of going to the dentist.
  • enochlophobia: fear of crowds.
  • glossophobia: fear of public speaking.

Most of the above are in one way or another acceptable. But here are some that will surprise you, starting with Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia. Can you guess what it is? Yes it is the fear of long words!

I picked five phobias to make you think, get anxious and perhaps pick up a new phobia!

Ergophobia (Fear of work)

Decidophobia (Fear of making decisions)

Phobophobia (Fear of phobias)

Nomophobia (Fear of being without your mobile phone)

Plutophobia (Fear of money)

Go ahead and share this (I wonder if there is a phobia for sharing)…

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