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Paraskavedekatriaphobia

Today is Friday the 13th and people who are scared of that day because of weird connotations have a phobia and that phobia is the title of this post. Luckily I do not suffer from this and am glad.


Here is an interesting list of some Phobias I found online.
(there are many more)

Am glad that I don't suffer from many of them or else life will be miserable.

Telephonophobia - Fear of telephones.
(I am not scared, I just hate cell phones, don't know if that counts.)

Thaasophobia - Fear of sitting.
(Haha....these people will surely never be couch potatoes)

Nomatophobia - Fear of names.
(I fear forgetting names. So I will call it Amnesinomatophobia)
Nephophobia - Fear of clouds
(He should move to sunny Florida - but this person is doomed I guess)

Dendrophobia - Fear of trees.
(Al Gore should collect all these people and put them in a Desert.)
Cacophobia - Fear of ugliness.
(This can be deemed as discrimination)

Barophobia - Fear of gravity.
(Imagine this person goes for Sky Diving - oops)
Sophophobia - Fear of learning.
(Aren't these people under the category of Dumb and Dumber?)

Scelerophibia - Fear of bad men
(The world will be a disaster if Superheroes get this phobia)

Pogonophobia - Fear of beards.
(He needs to stay away from Taliban Country for sure)
Leukophobia - Fear of the color white.
(Thats why criminals are put in grey cells - now you get it.)

Lachanophobia - Fear of vegetables
(Crossing my fingers that I dont have this or else)
Euphobia - Fear of hearing good news.
(If you were husband to the octuplet mom - you will surely have Euphobia)

Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed.
(Zombies!)

Arrhenphobia - Fear of men.
(Potential Lesbians!)
Arithmophobia - Fear of numbers.
(For generations I am sure no one in my family had this - am a gujju)

Verbophobia - Fear of words.
(President of Anti Blogging Foundation)

Ablutophobia - Fear of washing/bathing
(Stinky pants)

Alektorophobia - Fear of chickens.
(If there is a town full these - there is no point opening a KFC there, is it?)

Bibliophobia - Fear of books.
(Lucky bastard - can avoid all the freaking homework and schoolwork)

Monophobia - Fear of solitude
(I am Monophilic :))

Nostophobia - Fear of returning home.
(All Immigrants kinda suffer from this but do not admit it)

Heliophobia - Fear of the sun.
(Nightcrawler - and we feel scared of ghosts - duh - they are just patients)

Hydrophobophobia - Fear of rabies.
(Try saying that 10 times as fast as you can!)

Koinoniphobia - Fear of rooms.
(Potential clients for whom I can design Studio Apartments w/open toilet)
Megalophobia - Fear of large things.
(Does this include breasts?)

Mageirocophobia - Fear of cooking.
(This person will save a lot of money on WeightWatchers)
Carnophobia - Fear of eating meat
(Honestly no guy will prolly have a fear of this - except if he is gay - cause guys love one animal - the pussy)
Pantophobia - Fear of everything
(Sadly this person cannot even die as he might be afraid of it too!)

Do you have Phobias?

Check this website - you might have one for sure - Phobialist


54 comments:

Hiren said...

ha ha ha ... just today we were discussing Paraskavedekatriaphobia at work (no no ... not at work as such ... but at one of the umpteen coffee breaks ... i am very serious at work .. u know :))

btw i guess "Clinophobia - Fear of going to bed." can also be Genophobia :)

@ Megalophobia - lol

Mahesh Sindbandge said...

Well i do have lot of phobia's and i realised it after reading your post :(

Interesting post i would say..keep going

Cess said...

LOL super LOL and wid the new generation and internet they re gonna invent new phobia the smileynophobia or lolophobia
Very funny, i m afraid badly wid spiders i think it s Arachnophobia and a tiny bit Ochlophobia (fear of crowd) i m working on that cz i remember that i m going to india soon :) and a tiny bit of Claustrophobia in the elevator :)
that s it :)
oh and super LOOOOL at Megalophobia - Fear of large things.
(Does this include breasts?)

ceedy said...

@hiren

Thanks bud...and I updated the post - added Carnophobia and the link to phobias....

ceedy said...

@mahesh

Welcome here and be glad you dont have any phobias...

and I updated the list - see comment above

ceedy said...

@cess

Glad you enjoyed it...:)

Updated the list with one more Carnophobia and also added a link...

and yes you are right...there will be a whole lot more out there in the making

I am said...

ha ha LOL.. this was funny.. i think I have Mageirocophobia and Thaasophobia, found a name to my fears.. :)

brocasarea said...

nice facts...:)

Hydrophobophobia - Fear of rabies...actually this has a scientific basis....these people's throat muscles contract[due to stimulation] every time they drink[causing intense pain]..thats the reason they get this...

Prats said...

Thats one long list of phobias....and such interesting ones...of course, some I didn't even know existed :(

I think i'm going to develop a phobia for not blogging one day..
lets see, what can that be called?

τ ħ€ ĐάЎđяёάmёя said...

bhaiya....

kal din bhi ashubh hi tha....

coromondal express derailed ho gyi..us mein plane crash..britain mein ek plane ka crash landing..landing gear failure....raat ko patna mein ek aur train derail.... and different accidents mein 200 log mare...

socho...ab toh mujhe bhi friday the thirteenth ka phobia ho gya hai .. :-|

(¯`•._.•[Raaji]•._.•´¯) said...

sometimes i feel like we take things too far, exaggerate them beyond comprehension and make ourselves believe that we are "sick".
I wonder what purpose this classification serves.. hehe

Aaarti said...

Phew..quite a list there!!!:)

what is the phobia for FEAR OF LIZARDS?? my friend has it..wont step inside her own home if she sees one or hallucinates one!!!:D

ceedy said...

@I am

I guess you are not fat then.....both your phobias make you Health Concious :)

ceedy said...

@brocasarea

Oh.....ok thanks for expalianing....:)

ceedy said...

@prats...

It might turn out to be combination of

Scriptophobia : Fear of Writing

Doxophobia : Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise

I will name it digitechscriptodoxophopia

ceedy said...

@the daydremer

You are right and wrong.....these things have happened on normal days too...just that when its 13th you have trained your mind to read and follow such news...

As an exercise pick any date and any day of the month....and think accident and pick a paper or tv or net...you will find atleast five....

in short fear not bro

ceedy said...

@raaji

I dont think its necessarily a fear. Its more to do with ones mental makeup.

It is tough I know but in this case people actually have a fear of life being normal and good....so they keep of going back to the "sick" one just to prove that they are right....

ceedy said...

@aaarti

Thanks and fear of lizards is:
Scoliodentosaurophobia

gunj said...

oh abso no dearth of insane ppl on earth!

Compassion Unlimitted said...

good one..no phobia till now..But wait ! may be I will develop one soon,as I am aging..What happens if I stop getting my Salary ?
TC
CU

Pavi!!!! said...

woohoo ! major research !

n me suffers from Aichmophobia..fear of the needle!
:(

Satish Bolla said...

arey bhai, welcome back. am glad that i don't have any of the phobias you've listed. n i won't open the link given by u jus because i don't want to learn abt any of the phobias i've. scaaaryyyyyyyy

Still thinking said...

That was some research!
I'm glad I don't hv the Fri 13th phobia, coz the word itself it more than a mouthful :)

ceedy said...

@gunj

And I am one of them ;)

ceedy said...

@cu

Atleast I know one of them that coming for you
Gerascophobia- Fear of growing old.

About not getting paycheck...dont worry in a short time the whole world will have to goto barter system....so the fear will vanish

ceedy said...

@pavi

Thanks....glad to know you dont do drugs then ;)

ceedy said...

@satish

Well you are behaving like the guy in the cartoon...or is it that you make ppl scared ;)

ceedy said...

@still thinking

You bet...I will loose my fear just bcos I have to say that word...:)

Akshaya Kamalnath said...

ha ha well done...good comments...btw I dint associate anything terrible with friday the 13th until this friday when we had a terrible paper...and we were like there shudnt be exams on friday the 13th! The Prof. replied that the paper was set that way so that it coukd meet the expectations for Friday the 13th.

Suma said...

lots there to choose from...okay then what do i fear? i hate creepy crawlies...

Prats said...

ok, now you 've gone and got my head spinning...the word is still to end in my head... :)

Abhishek Khanna said...

hehe
nice collection of phobias..
btw hw can a person survive with fear of gravity :O

Compassion Unlimitted said...

World is getting Ironed out,flat...good great communism !! lol
TC
CU

Ria said...

he he tht was quite a list of phobias. I think i hav been suffering from Arithmophobia for a long time now! :) :P

Towards reclamation said...

ruphobia actually made me laugh .. but then i shud nt at someone else's misery ..
nice one ... :)

Arunima said...

hey thanks 4 knowledge sharing!!!

ceedy said...

@akshaya

Hahaha...the prof. is funny....how was the paper.....was it a horror story?

ceedy said...

@suma

Well you have to define creepy crawlies - there is
Arachnophobia- Fear of spiders
Katsaridaphobia - Fear of Cockroaches
Scoliodentosaurophobia - Fear of lizards....

ceedy said...

@prats

hahaha...sorry about that...but atleast now you know where you heard it first ;)

ceedy said...

@abhishek

Yeah man...agree and there is fear of night, fear of day.....I dunno how they survive?

ceedy said...

@cu

Lol.....yes...great communism and today I heard about Japan....hope you dont get affected or flattened...(crossing fingers)

ceedy said...

@ria

hehehe.....thanks....hope you pay the right amount when shopping !

ceedy said...

@towards reclamation

no you should....just feel happy that you dont have any of this....

ceedy said...

@arunima

thanks...:)

KP said...

i guesss...no maater what...when ur time is up..its up:). president of ani-blogging...lol
I am lazy and not so great at cooking and cleaning.Ablutophobia, Mageirocophobia (these are my traits).

KP said...

Heliophobia ( this dude must hate cricket and other sports:(.

*~*{Sameera}*~* said...

I have always been wary of Friday the 13th,maybe it's that movie effect!

Lol,nice phobias,nicer captions :P

ceedy said...

@kp

Dont mention these at the time of meeting a girl ;)

Nahi to problem thase....and yes the guy afraid of sun and imagine someone afraid of night....:)

ceedy said...

@sameera

Maybe....many people are vary of it...

and thanks :)

Suma said...

all of them...but esp lizards...

Vandita said...

hmm interesting... thankfully i have none of those phobias...

ceedy said...

@suma

Ok...many ppl have that...

ceedy said...

@vandita

Good to know....

Deepali said...

Hahahaha people have a fear of gravity...?

And fear of hearing good news...and fear of going to bed...man I feel sad for such people.

And how can anyone have Pantophobia???

I don't know if any of my fears can be termed as phobias but I have quite a few. When I was a kid I was very scared of the dark. Not as scared anymore but still don't like the dark.