Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias – April

Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias - April

Kassidy Brackett, Reporter

  1. Agastopia – Admiration of a particular part of someone’s body.
  2. Ombrophobia – Fear of rain. 
  3. Halfpace – A raised floor or dais or a platform or footpace at the top of steps .
  4. Phonophobia – Fear of sound.
  5. Impignorate – A pledge, pawn, or mortgage. 
  6. Numerophobia – Fear of numbers.
  7. Jentacular – Pertaining to breakfast.
  8. Consecotaleophobia – Fear of chopsticks. 
  9. Nudiustertian – Not comparable, rare, obsolete, modern uses probably humorous; Of or relating to the day before yesterday; very recent.
  10. Myrmecophobia – Fear of ants.
  11. Quire – Four sheets of paper or parchment folded to form eight leaves, as in medieval manuscripts.
  12. Aerophobia – Fear of fresh air.
  13. Yarborough – A hand with no card above a nine. 
  14. Alektorophobia – Fear of chickens or hens. 
  15. Tittynope –  A small quantity of anything left over.