Monday, January 24, 2011

Phobias Make This World a Funny Place To Be

Lately, I have noticed that people, like friends of mine, were discussing about things that scare them, thing's they are afraid of. Of course, my friends are still sane-- their fears still rational. However, a certain status comment on the wall of a friend of mine in facebook stated this.

"Anatidaephobia: The fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you."

What???! this inspired me to do some search for the list of phobias that i find particulary interesting...never heard before and just plainly hilarious (and ridiculous)...
But before that, let's give some credit to what that word means.

A phobia (from the Greek: φόβος,phóbos, meaning "fear" or "morbid fear")
is an irrational, intense and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals, or people. The main symptom of this disorder is the excessive and unreasonable desire to avoid the feared stimulus. When the fear is beyond one's control, and if the fear is interfering with daily life, then a diagnosis under one of the anxiety disorders can be made.

Agateophobia- Fear of insanity.
~ehh? and you think you don't have it?

Angrophobia - Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
~no anger management problem needed

Anthrophobia or Anthophobia- Fear of flowers.
~NO way...they're too adorable!!!

Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single.
~haha! some people have this fear...haha

Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
~wut??!?! hahaha

Autodysomophobia- Fear of one that has a vile odor.
~so please don't get too near me..haha...just kidding

Automatonophobia- Fear of ventriloquist's dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues - anything that falsly represents a sentient being.
~haha...i kinda relate a bit when i was younger

Bogyphobia- Fear of bogeys or the bogeyman.
~there's no such thing as.....

Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia- Fear of body smells.

Cacophobia- Fear of ugliness.
~my face has a natural fear of it

Caligynephobia- Fear of beautiful women.
~means you and I won't get along haha

Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia- Fear of money.
~so give em to me instead

Chromophobia or Chromatophobia- Fear of colors
~awwww! what a boring world you have!

Cleithrophobia or Cleisiophobia- Fear of being locked in an enclosed place
~it's not Claustrophobia guys

Coitophobia- Fear of coitus.
~I am sure I don't have this one :P

Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns.
~Oh yeah...I have this one

Consecotaleophobia- Fear of chopsticks
~weh?! is still there such thing?

Cyberphobia- Fear of computers or working on a computer
~there's another term for this one...i kinda forgot what that was

Defecaloesiophobia- Fear of painful bowels movements.
~haha...I wanna meet people who really might have this phobia

Dementophobia- Fear of insanity.
~hahaha!!! this one's crazy (fear of oneself hahaha)

Didaskaleinophobia- Fear of going to school.
~haha...excuses for being absent

Dikephobia- Fear of justice.
~most evil person? haha

Dishabiliophobia- Fear of undressing in front of someone.
~really? gladly...i dont have this one

Doxophobia- Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.
~ means..don't talk to me

Ecclesiophobia- Fear of church.
~wut? it's the happiest place to be...with the family

Ecophobia- Fear of home.
~there's no place like home...

Eleutherophobia- Fear of freedom.
~rather be a slave

Ephebiphobia- Fear of teenagers.
~teenagers scare the living sh*t out of me

Epistaxiophobia- Fear of nosebleeds.
~haha...i could scare this person then

Epistemophobia- Fear of knowledge.
~dumbest person of all...profound

Eremophobia- Fear of being oneself or of loneliness.
~"don't leave me"

Ereuthrophobia- Fear of blushing.
~ hahaha! i remembered when I was a kid..I've got a feeling somthing similar to this

Ergophobia- Fear of work.
~excuses of the lazy kind

Erotophobia- Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.

Euphobia- Fear of hearing good news.
~the saddest person in the world...damned

Eurotophobia- Fear of female genitalia.
~really??? I wonder how they these kind of phobia develops

Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia- 1) Fear of redlights. 2) Blushing. 3) Red.
~NOOO!!! that's so like on of my fave color!

Graphophobia- Fear of writing or handwriting.
~excuses of the iliterate

Gymnophobia- Fear of nudity.

Gynephobia or Gynophobia- Fear of women.
~guys should have this...just kidding hahaha

Hellenologophobia- Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
~hahaha! when you're studying taxonomy you might get this ahaha

Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia- Fear of long words.

Ithyphallophobia- Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.
~who thinks of this kind of phobias???!

Novercaphobia- Fear of your step-mother.

Omphalophobia- Fear of belly buttons.
~ Kyle XY is your bestfriend

Papaphobia- Fear of the Pope.
~the term of the phobia just sounds funny

Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th.
~again..the term of the phobia is interesting

Philophobia- Fear of falling in love or being in love.
~NOOOOOO......excuses for losers!

Phobophobia- Fear of phobias.
~hahaha! how ironic

Proctophobia- Fear of rectums.

Venustraphobia- Fear of beautiful women.
~WHAT?! you're afraid of me? gosh...

Thanks for reading guys...who you won't get Maddyphobia^_^(
that's so lame maddy...really now)

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