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Fear of Number lists and list of number phobias (branch of Albumistaphobia). Albumistanumerophobia

A joke term for the phobia of palindromes, which is a palindrome itself The term is a piece of computer humor entered into the 1981 The Devil's DP Dictionary. Aibohphobia

Fear of temporal displacement, from a Doctor Who novel by Jonathan Morris. Anachrophobia

A portmanteau of "anorak" and "arachnophobia" Used in the Wallace and Gromit comic book Anoraknophobia Also the title of an album by Marillion. Anoraknophobia

Fear of suffocating on one's own eyeballs. Claustrommetaphobia

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May 15th 2021


Mysophobia, also known as verminophobia, germophobia, germaphobia, bacillophobia and bacteriophobia, is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. The term was coined by William A. Hammond in 1879 when describing a case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) exhibited in repeatedly washing one's hands.