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Weirdest And Strangest Phobias People Possess That Will Shock You

Phobia, commonly known as ‘an extreme irrational fear of something,’ is quite common. Being afraid or scared of something is normal but some people have the weirdest phobias. These phobias can be heridatory or sometime related to past incidents.

At the end of the day, everybody is afraid of some or the other thing. But these phobias are something which you might not even know. Check them out.

1. Ergophobia

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Source: Ergophobia Counselling Wolverhampton – Tranceform Psychology

Ergophobia is probably the strangest. It is a fear of any work or any work environment. These people like to stay away from any stressful work and tend to do nothing all day. Wait, am I ergophobic? Nah, I’m always lazy!

2. Haphephobia

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Source: MuzicArtz – DeviantArt

It is a strange fear of being touched by anyone. People with this phobia try to be as away as possible from other people. Stay away bruh, touch me naaatt!

3. Caulrophobia

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A fear of clowns and jokers, this fear is often found among children. However, it is also now common among the adults. Well, clowns are creepy! *runs for life*

4. Neophobia

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Source: Unbelievable Facts

It is fear of adapting to new habits or buying new things, basically, anything new fears them. This phobia is commonly found among old elderly people. Someone please tell me how to inculcate this phobia? I need to freaking stop shopping!

5. Globophobia

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It s fear of balloons or balloons popping. It is normally found among children and they just can’t stay in the same room as that of balloons. Awesome idea of getting rid from annoying kids!

6. Ombrophobia

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Source: Itikotha

It is a phobia of the rain. These people can’t stand rain or probably like staying inside when it is raining. Who likes to get unnecessarily drenched anyway? Oh wait, Sonam Kapoor does!

7. Lipophobia

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Source: Hindustan Times

A very common phobia now a days, is a fear of gaining weight. While the world is so conscious about getting fit and healthy, these people dread the fact of even gaining a few extra pounds. I can never have this phobia because food first, bitches! YOLO!

8. Myrmecophobia

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Source: Rotfl

Its a fear of ants and other insects, but particularly ants. Ants freak these people out. This phobia is particularly found in younger children but now its also common among the grown elderly people.

Q- What’s that one thing you say to ants and they’ll leave you right alone, but haunt you the next day?

A- Chittiya Kallaiya Ve! #OkSorry

Well, we don’t know if these phobias are real, but one thing we know for sure – they’re hell difficult to pronounce! Are you a phobic to any of these? Mention you answers in the comment section below. For more such content, follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for more such posts and you can also download our app to stay updated: Tell Me Nothing.

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