Wordplay

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?



                                      
We all know 'Agoraphobia', 'Claustrophobia'and 'Hydrophobia', but what about fear of dampness or feathers?

Here are a few unusual fearful conditions, and their names.....


                               FEAR OF:

Nudity...........gymnophobia

Leaves..........phyllophobia

Narrowness...anginophobia

Fall of man-made satellites.......keraunothnetophobia

Beards............pogonophobia

Shadows........sciophobia

String..............linonophobia

Going to bed...clinophobia

Flutes...............aulophobia

Fur....................doraphobia

Dawn..............eosophobia

Crossing streets........dromophobia

Travelling by train......sideredromophobia

Dampness.........hygrophobia

Feathers............pteronophobia

Everything........panphobia


From time to time I shall add to this fearful list.

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