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29 Weird Phobias That 

Taphophobia is the fear of being buried alive. Taphophobia was such a phenomenon that escapable “safety coffins” were a thing, and corpses were often stored for long periods.

Taphophobia

Eisoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors or, more specifically, of seeing your own reflection in a mirror.

Eisoptrophobia

Ombrophobia is the fear of rain. People with these phobias may be more likely to have some kind of formal weather-related education

Ombrophobia

Phonophobia is an “abnormal” and “unwarranted” fear of sound. Phonophobia sometimes overlaps with a condition called “hyperacusis.” 

Phonophobia

Phonophobia is an “abnormal” and “unwarranted” fear of sound. Phonophobia sometimes overlaps with a condition called “hyperacusis.” 

Phonophobia

Numerophobia is the fear of numbers, though not in the sense that a person believes giant 1’s or 0’s are hiding under the bed.

Numerophobia

Myrmecophobia is a fear of ants. The term is usually applied to species of plants that recoil or don’t respond well in the presence of these insects.

Myrmecophobia

Thalassophobia is a fear of the ocean or deep, open water. While thoughts of sea creatures lurking below the waves plays into this phobia.

Thalassophobia

Ephebiphobia is a fear of teenagers or adolescents. For adults with more severe forms, spending time with teens can help dispel these fears.

Ephebiphobia

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