Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias – December

Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias - December

Diya Mehta, Reporter

  1. Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia – Fear of long words.
  2. Pupaphobia – Fear of puppets.
  3. Xanthophobia – Fear of the color yellow.
  4. Chaetophobia – Fear of hair.
  5. Vestiphobia – Fear of clothing.
  6. Ergophobia – Fear of work.
  7. Eisoptrophobia – Fear of mirrors.
  8. Gerascophobia  РFear of getting older.
  9. Gerrymandering – Dividing a group into different political groups to give one side an advantage.
  10. Aa – Rough, jagged masses formed from basaltic lava.
  11. Vex – To make someone feel irritated or frustrated.
  12. Bequeath – To leave property to someone.
  13. Mixology – Mixing drinks or bartending.
  14. Flub – To blotch or bungle something.
  15. Kerfuffle – A commotion or fuss.

 

Cites:

https://www.verywellmind.com/what-are-the-rarest-phobias-5649656

https://www.ef.com/wwen/blog/language/12-weirdest-words-in-english/

https://mathcracker.com/word-cloud-generator