Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias – April

Wacky Words and Freaky Phobias - April

Diya Mehta, Reporter

  1. Anatidaephobia – Fear of ducks watching you.
  2. Emetophobia – Fear of vomiting.
  3. Plutophobia – Fear of money.
  4. Heliophobia – Fear of the sun.
  5. Chionophobia – Fear of snow.
  6. Antlophobia –  Fear of flooding.
  7. Spheksophobia – Fear of wasps.
  8. Ichthyophobia – Fear of fish.
  9. Mycorrhiza – A symbiotic association of the mycelium of a fungus with the roots of certain plants.
  10. Northpaw – With or for the right hand.
  11. Chrestomathy – A collection of selected literary passages.
  12. Jacal – A hut with a thatched roof and walls consisting of thin stakes driven into the ground.
  13. Farouche – Sullenly unsociable or shy.
  14. Quadrivial  – Having four ways or roads meeting at a point.
  15. Somatopsychic – Of or relating to the effects of the body on the mind.