Phobias are scary things. The list that follows is a series of very specific, irrational and fictitious (to my knowledge) compound phobias, each created by combining three legitimate phobias.

If you suffer from triskaphobophobia (three fear fear) or even plain old hypochondria, please don’t read on.

Phobia NameDefinitionExample
Astrap-triskaideka-noso-phobiaFear of being struck by lightning thirteen times and becoming ill
Batho-thalasso-pyro-phobiaFear of deep sea fires
Coulro-cyber-catoptro-phobiaFear of Clowns on Computers in the MirrorFear of Clowns on Computers in the Mirror
Ergasio-ochlo-galeo-phobiaFear of being operated on by a school of sharks
Gymno-pupa-hylo-phobiaFear of nude puppets in the forest
Hodo-xero-ichthyo-phobiaFear of travelling through the desert with fishFear of travelling through the desert with fish
Hydro-ailuro-cyno-phobiaFear of it raining cats and dogs
Hypno-arachna-siderodromo-phobiaFear of dozing off in front of spiders on trains
Eremio-dipso-alektro-phobiaFear of lonely, drunk chickens
Mania-lalo-muso-phobiaFear of going mad while publicly addressing mice
Ophidio-avio-kerauno-phobiaFear of snakes on a planes during thunderstorms
Phono-ornitho-apio-phobiaFear of noisy birds and bees
Pnigo-zoo-claustro-phobiaFear of choking on animals in confined spacesFear of choking on animals in confined spaces
Toxico-phasmo-dromo-phobiaFear of Being Poisoned by Ghosts While Crossing the StreetFear of Being Poisoned by Ghosts While Crossing the Street
Traumoato-hippo-acro-phobiaFear of being injured by horses at high altitudes
Vermi-gephyro-nycto-phobiaFear of worms crossing bridges at night