Thursday, June 28, 2007

Fear of fears

audrey2.jpg Your character has an unusual fear. Choose one of the following and writing about him, her or it for 10-15 minutes.

You could place him in a position where your character is faced with his or her fear (like Indiana Jones and snakes). Or you could convince people that what your character fears should be eliminated from society. Or how your character goes about functioning in life avoiding what they fear without letting other people know they have the fear. Or ...

anthophobia
Fear of flowers.

aerophobia
Fear of air and drafts.

aibohphobia
Fear of palindromes.

astrophobia
Fear of stars.

barophobia
Fear of gravity.

bibliophobia
Fear of books. 

batophobia
Fear of passing a tall building.

cacophobia
Fear of ugliness.

catoptrophobia
Fear of mirrors.

chionophobia
Fear of snow.

chromophobia
Fear of colours.

doraphobia
Fear of fur.

geniophobia
Fear of chins.

gephyrophobia
Fear of crossing a bridge.

lachanophobia
Fear of vegetables.

limnophobia
Fear of lakes.

linonophobia
Fear of string.

lunaediesophobia
Fear of Mondays.

megalophobia
Fear of large objects.

microphobia
Fear of small objects.

nephophobia
Fear of clouds

onomatophobia
Fear of a specific name.

phobophobia
Fear of fearing.

placophobia
Fear of tombstones.

rhabdophobia
Fear of magic or being beaten with rods.

tridecaphobia
Fear of the number thirteen.

uranophobia
Fear of heaven.

venustaphobia
Fear of beautiful women.

vermiphobia
Fear of worms.

zelophobia
Fear of jealousy.

There are over 600 fears listed at Phobia Words.
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