13 Frightful Phobias

Halloween #Blogtober – So this is more of a Halloween inspired post that a Halloween related one. Maybe it’s a super boring one? Here are some of the strangest  (Halloween inspired) fears I have come across.

  1. Thanatophobia – The fear of death.
  2. Ailurophobia – The fear of cats.
  3. Nyctophobia – The fear of darkness.
  4. Phobophobia – The fear of fear.
  5. Paraskevidekatriaphobia – The fear of Friday the 13th.
  6. Phasmophobia – The fear of ghosts.
  7. Samhainophobia – The fear of Halloween.
  8. Chiroptophobia- Fear of bats.
  9. Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia- Fear of the number 666.
  10. Hemaphobia or Hematophobia- Fear of blood.
  11. Placophobia- Fear of tombstones.
  12. Pneumatiphobia- Fear of spirits.
  13. Triskaidekaphobia- Fear of the number 13.
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