Your fear of heights will seem silly compared to these 25 phobias that get a little more specific…and totally bizarre! These supposedly spine tingling terrors range from normal everyday items to spooky creatures who don’t actually exist. I mean…how can someone be afraid of CHEESE??

25. Globophobia: Fear of balloons popping.

24. Ombrophobia: Fear of rain.

23. Geniophobia: Fear of chins.

22. Tryophobia: Fear of holes.

21. Pogonophobia: Fear of beards.

20. Ippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia: Fear of long words.

19. Lipophobia: Fear of fats in foods.

18. Genuphobia: Fear of knees and/or kneeling.

17. Sanguivoriphobia: Fear of vampires.

16. Ergophobia: Fear of work.

15. Emetophobia: Fear of vomiting.

14. Arachibutyrophobia: Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

13. Triskaidekaphobia: Fear of the number 13.

12. Nomophobia: Fear of being out of mobile phone contact.

11. Ancraophobia: Fear of wind.

10. Ephebiphobia: Fear of youth.

9. Xanthophobia: Fear of the color yellow.

8. Myrmecophobia: Fear of ants.

7. Turaphobia: Fear of cheese.

6. Anthophobia: Fear of flowers.

5. Hylophobia: Fear of wood, forests, or trees.

4. Tetraphobia: Fear of the number 4.

3. Omphalophobia: Fear of belly buttons.

2. Scriptophobia: Fear of writing in public.

1. Pentheraphobia: Fear of your mother in law.

H/T: List25. To be fair, #1 is a pretty universal fear. Share with your friends and confess your weirdest fear.

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