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Phobia Words: “paedophobia” to “phobotaxis”,
Part 10 of 13

Words that include: phobo-, phob-, -phobia, -phobias,
-phobe, -phobiac, -phobist, -phobic, -phobism, -phobous
(Greek: fear, extreme fear of; morbid, excessive, irrational fear, or terror of something or someone; however, sometimes this Greek element means a strong dislike or hatred for something or someone)

An excessive fear of dolls or infants.
A fear of ice or frost.
panophobia, panphobia, pantophobia, pamphobia:
An irrational fear of a nonspecific fear; a fear of everything; a state of general unexplained anxiety.
Lacking fear, having no fear; an abnormal fearlessness.
A fear of the pope or the papacy.
An uncontrolled dread of graves.
An abnormal fear of paper.
paralipophobia, paraliphobia:
A fear of the neglect or omission of some duty, obligation, responsibility, or a fear of having some kind of responsibility.
A moderate fear, especially one which a person can control with reasoning.
A morbid fear of sexual perversion.
A blind unreasoning fear about the day Friday and the number thirteen.

Coined circa 1982 by Donald E. Dossey according to his statement in his book on page 69, Holiday Folklore, Phobias and Fun.

According to Dossey, there are about 17 to 21 million Americans suffering from some form of “fear of Friday the 13th”. “. . . we can see that customs in our culture constantly reinforce the fear of the day Friday and the number thirteen, alone and combined. And this fear surfaces in the daily lives of millions of Paraskavidekatriaphobiacs [sic] who suffer varying degrees of mental and physical symptoms”.

“The symptoms of paraskevidekatriaphobia can range from slight nervous giggles and mild anxiety to the excessive fear and actual physical reactions of a full blown panic attack. The indications include hyperventilation, lightheadedness, dizziness and rapid heartbeat. This can bring on the additional fear of having a heart attack.”

Holiday, Folklore, Phobias and Fun, Mythical Origins,
Scientific Treatments and Superstitious “Cures”

by Donald E. Dossey, Ph.D.; 1992,
Outcomes Unlimited Press, Inc.; Los Angeles, CA.

An irrational dread of parasites.
An abnormal fear of young girls (virgins) or of their company.
paterophobia, patrophobia:
A dread or fear regarding the Fathers (of the early Church).
A fear of becoming ill or of getting a disease.
An excessive fear of heredity. Many people fear that their children will inherit deformities or mental disorders that have been present in their family.
peccatiphobia, peccatophobia:
An excessive fear of sinning or of wrongdoing.
pediculophobia, phthiriophobia:
An abnormal fear of lice; a morbid fear of being infestated with lice.
pediophobia, pediphobia, pediaphobia, pedophobia:
An abnormal terror or fear of infants, dolls, or young children.
A morbid fear of becoming bald or of bald people.
pellagraphobia, pellagrophobia::
An intense fear of catching pellagra (a deficiency of niacin which results in dermatitis, inflammation of mucous membranes, diarrhea, and psychic disturbances which include depression, irritability, anxiety, delusions, and hallucinations).
An exaggerated fear of being in a state of poverty.
A fear of having a mother-in-law or irritation by being around her.
An abnormal fear of eating or swallowing certain kinds of food.
A fear of becoming bald.
An exaggerated angst about the penis; especially, an erect penis.
A fear of drugs or medicine or of becoming a drug addict.
An irrational fear of ghosts.
phengophobia, phengophobous:
1. An excessive fear of daylight or of sunlight.
2. In biology, intolerant of light.
philemaphobia, philematophobia:
An intense fear of kissing; in some cases, because of germs or the unpleasant prospect of bad breath.
A dread of philosophy or of philosophers.
An excessive fear of falling in love or being loved.
A morbid, unexplained terror of something.
One who has an unexplained terror of something.
Relating to, or affected by, a morbid, unexplained terror of something or someone.
The study of phobias.
Constituting an excessive fear of or a morbid, unexplained terror of something.
An excessive fear of drinking or of excessive drinking (alcohol, for example).
phobogenic, phobogenous:
Something that is induced or caused by fear.
An aversion to or dislike of phobia words. A phobia about phobic words or a fear of phobia words.
An irrational dread of fear itself or of one’s own fears.
A fear of arrangement or order; avoidance reaction of a motile organism.
1. A fear of arrangement or order.
2. In biology, an avoidance reaction of a motile organism.