Character Trait Index

List of Character Traits

  • Able
  • Absent-minded
  • Affable
  • Affected
  • Affectionate
  • Afraid
  • Aggressive
  • Alert
  • Ambitious
  • Amiable
  • Angry
  • Animated
  • Annoyed
  • Anxious
  • apologetic
  • Appreciative
  • Argumentative
  • Arrogant
  • Attentive
  • Austere
  • Average
  • Awkward
  • Babyish
  • Bad
  • Bashful
  • Bewildered
  • Blasé
  • Blowhard
  • Boastful
  • Bold
  • Boorish
  • Bored
  • Bossy
  • Brainy
  • Brave
  • Bright
  • Brilliant
  • Brutish
  • Busy
  • Calm
  • Candid
  • Capable
  • Carefree
  • Careful
  • Careless
  • caring
  • Caustic
  • Cautious
  • Changeable
  • Charismatic
  • Charming
  • Cheerful
  • Civilized
  • Clever
  • Clumsy
  • Coarse
  • Cold-hearted
  • Commitment- phobic
  • Committed
  • Communicative
  • compassionate
  • Competent
  • Complacent
  • Conceited
  • Concerned
  • Confident
  • Confused
  • Conscientious
  • Considerate
  • Consistent
  • Contented
  • Cooperative
  • Courageous
  • Cowardly
  • Crafty
  • Creative
  • Critical
  • Cross
  • Cruel
  • Cultured
  • Curious
  • Dainty
  • Dangerous
  • Daring
  • Daring
  • Dark
  • Dauntless
  • Decisive
  • Deferential
  • Demanding
  • Demanding
  • Dependable
  • Depressed
  • Desiccated
  • Despondent
  • Determined
  • Devoted
  • Diligent
  • Disaffected
  • Disagreeable
  • Discerning
  • discontented
  • Discouraged
  • Discreet
  • Dishonest
  • Disillusioned
  • Disloyal
  • Dismayed
  • Disorganized
  • Disparaging
  • Disrespectful
  • Dissatisfied
  • Distressed
  • Domineering
  • Doubtful
  • Dreamer
  • Dreamy
  • Dull
  • Dutiful
  • Eager
  • Easygoing
  • Effervescent
  • Efficient
  • Eloquent
  • Embarrassed
  • Encouraging
  • Energetic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Equable
  • Ethical
  • Evil
  • Exacting
  • Excessive
  • Excitable
  • Excited
  • Expert
  • Exuberant
  • Facetious
  • Fair
  • Faithful
  • Faithless
  • Fanciful
  • Fearful
  • Fearless
  • Feisty
  • ferocious
  • Fidgety
  • Fierce
  • Fighter
  • Finicky
  • Flexible
  • Foolish
  • Forgetful
  • Forgiving
  • Formal
  • Fortunate
  • Foul
  • Frank
  • fresh
  • friendly
  • Frightened
  • Frustrated
  • Fun loving
  • Funny
  • Furious
  • Fussy
  • Garrulous
  • Generous
  • Gentle
  • Giddy
  • Gives up easily
  • Giving
  • Glamorous
  • Gloomy
  • Glum
  • Good
  • graceful
  • Greedy
  • Gregarious
  • Grouchy
  • Grumpy
  • Guilty
  • Gullible
  • Handsome
  • Happy
  • Hard-working
  • Hardy
  • Harried
  • Harsh
  • Hateful
  • Haughty
  • Healthy
  • Helpful
  • Hesitant
  • Honest
  • Hopeful
  • Hopeless
  • Hospitable
  • Hot-tempered
  • Humble
  • Humorous
  • Ignorant
  • Ill-bred
  • Imaginative
  • Immaculate
  • Immature
  • immobile
  • Impartial
  • Impatient
  • impolite
  • Impudent
  • Impulsive
  • Inactive
  • Inconsiderate
  • Inconsistent
  • Indecisive
  • independent
  • Indiscriminate
  • Indolent
  • Industrious
  • Inefficient
  • Inimitable
  • Innocent
  • Insecure
  • Insincere
  • Insipid
  • Insistent
  • Insolent
  • Intelligent
  • Intolerant
  • Intrepid
  • Inventive
  • Jealous
  • Jolly
  • Jovial
  • Joyful
  • Keen
  • Kind
  • Kindly
  • Lackadaisical
  • Languid
  • Lazy
  • Leader
  • Lean
  • Left-brain
  • Liar
  • licentious
  • Light
  • Light-hearted
  • Limited
  • Lively
  • Logical
  • Lonely
  • Loquacious
  • Loud
  • Lovable
  • Loves challenge
  • Loving
  • Loyal
  • Lucky
  • Malicious
  • Mannerly
  • Mature
  • Mean
  • Meek
  • Merciful
  • Messy
  • Meticulous
  • Mischievous
  • Miserable
  • Moody
  • Mysterious
  • Nagging
  • Naïve
  • Naughty
  • Neat
  • Negligent
  • Nervous
  • Nice
  • No purpose
  • Noisy
  • Not trustworthy
  • Obedient
  • Obese
  • Obliging
  • Observant
  • Open
  • Optimistic
  • Organized
  • Outspoken
  • Overweight
  • Patient
  • Patriotic
  • Peaceful
  • Perseverant
  • Persistent
  • Persuasive
  • Perverse
  • Pessimistic
  • Picky
  • Pitiful
  • Plain
  • Playful
  • pleasant
  • Pleasing
  • Polite
  • Poor
  • Popular
  • Positive
  • Precise
  • Pretty
  • Prim
  • primitive
  • Proper
  • Proud
  • Prudent
  • Punctual
  • Purposeful
  • Quarrelsome
  • Quick
  • Quick-tempered
  • Quiet
  • Rational
  • Rawboned
  • Reasonable
  • Reckless
  • Relaxed
  • Reliable
  • Religious
  • Repugnant
  • Repulsive
  • Reserved
  • Resourceful
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Restless
  • Rich
  • Rigid
  • Risk-taking
  • Rough
  • rowdy
  • Rude
  • Ruthless
  • Sad
  • Safe
  • Satisfied
  • Scared
  • Scatty
  • Scheming
  • Scrawny
  • Scruffy
  • Secretive
  • Secure
  • Self-centered
  • Self-confident
  • Self-controlling
  • Selfish
  • Sensitive
  • Sentimental
  • Serious
  • Sharp
  • Sharp-witted
  • Shiftless
  • Short
  • Shrewd
  • Shy
  • Silly
  • Simple
  • simple-minded
  • Sincere
  • skillful
  • Sly
  • Smart
  • Sneaky
  • Soft-hearted
  • Solitary
  • Sorry
  • Spendthrift
  • Spoiled
  • Sterile
  • Stern
  • Stingy
  • Strange
  • Strict
  • Strong
  • Stubborn
  • Studious
  • Submissive
  • Successful
  • Superstitious
  • Supportive
  • Suspicious
  • Sweet
  • Tactful
  • Tactless
  • Talented
  • Talkative
  • Tall
  • Tardy
  • Temperate
  • Thankful
  • Thorough
  • Thoughtful
  • Thoughtless
  • Thrifty
  • Thrilled
  • Timid
  • Tired
  • Tireless
  • Tolerant
  • Touchy
  • Tough
  • Trusting
  • Trustworthy
  • Truthful
  • Ugly
  • Unconcerned
  • Uncoordinated
  • Undependable
  • Understanding
  • Unforgiving
  • Unfriendly
  • Ungrateful
  • Unhappy
  • Unkind
  • Unmerciful
  • Unselfish
  • Unsuitable
  • Upset
  • useful
  • vacant
  • Violent
  • Virtuous
  • Warm
  • Weak
  • Wicked
  • Wild
  • Wise
  • Wishy-washy
  • Withdrawn
  • Witty
  • Worried
  • Wrong
  • Young
  • Zany

List of Flaws

Absentminded- Preoccupied to the extent of being unaware of one’s immediate surroundings. Abstracted, daydreaming, inattentive, oblivious, forgetful.

Abusive- Characterized by improper infliction of physical or psychological maltreatment towards another.

Alcoholic- A person who drinks alcoholic substances habitually and to excess or who suffers from alcoholism.

Addict- One who is addicted, as to narcotics or a compulsive activity. (gambling, drugs, sex, etc. List specific addiction.)

Aimless- Devoid of direction or purpose.

Anxious- Full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous.

Arrogant- Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance. Inclined to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior. Snobbish.

Audacious- Recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; braze, disobedient.

Bigmouth– A loudmouthed or gossipy person.

Bigot- One who is strongly partial to one’s own group, religion, race, or politics and is intolerant of those who differ.

Blunt- Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion. Frank, callous, insensitive, brusque.

Bold- In a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent. Abrupt, brazen, cheeky, brassy, audacious.

Callous- They are hardened to emotions, rarely showing any form of it in expression. Unfeeling. Cold.

Childish- Marked by or indicating a lack of maturity; puerile.
Complex- An exaggerated or obsessive concern or fear. (List specific complex.)

Cruel- Mean to anyone or anything, without care or regard to consequences and feelings.

Cursed- A person who has befallen a prayer for evil or misfortune, placed under a spell, or borne into an evil circumstance, and suffers for it. Damned.

Dependent- Unable to exist, sustain oneself, or act appropriately or normally without the assistance or direction of another.

Deranged- Mentally decayed. Insane. Crazy. Mad. Psychotic.

Disloyal- Lacking loyalty. Unfaithful, perfidious, traitorous, treasonable

Disability- A disadvantage or deficiency, especially a physical or mental impairment that interferes with or prevents normal achievement in a particular area. (List the disability or disabilities. Exp blind, missing limbs, deaf, color blind, no sense of smell, etc)

Disorder- An ailment that affects the function of mind or body. (List the disorders name if they have one.) Mental Disorder List.

Disturbed- Showing some or a few signs or symptoms of mental or emotional illness. Confused, disordered, neurotic, troubled.

Dubious- Fraught with uncertainty or doubt. Undecided, doubtful, unsure.

Dyslexic- Affected by dyslexia, a learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to recognize and comprehend written words.

Egotistical- Characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance. Boastful, pompous.

Envious- Showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another’s advantages; covetous, jealous.

Erratic- Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric: erratic behavior. Eccentric, bizarre, outlandish, strange.

Fanaticism- Fanatic outlook or behavior especially as exhibited by excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions on some subject.

Fickle- Characterized by erratic changeableness or instability, especially with regard to affections or attachments; capricious.

Fierce- Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; “fierce loyalty”; “in a tearing rage”; “vehement dislike”; “violent passions”.

Finicky- Excessively particular or fastidious; difficult to please; fussy. Too much concerned with detail. Meticulous, fastidious, choosy, critical, picky, prissy, persnickety.

Fixation- In psychoanalytic theory, a strong attachment to a person or thing, especially such an attachment formed in childhood or infancy and manifested in immature or neurotic behavior that persists throughout life. Fetish, quirk, obsession, infatuation.

Flirt-To make playfully romantic or sexual overtures; behavior intended to arouse sexual interest. Minx. Tease.

Fools Love- A person who is always falling in love or believes they are in love, for the wrong person or even multiple people (usually one after another), and typically love at first sight. Star-crossed, ill-fated-love.

Frail- Physically weak and easily broken or damaged. Having delicate health; not robust. Feeble, breakable, sickly, dainty, brittle, fallible, imperfect, weak.

Fraudulent- Given to or using fraud, as a person; cheating; dishonest. Deceitful, deceptive, crooked, underhanded.

Gluttonous- Given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink. Voracious, ravenous, wolfish, piggish, insatiable.

Gruff-Brusque or stern in manner or appearance. Crusty, rough, surly.

Gullible- Will believe any information given, regardless of how valid or truthful it is, easily deceived or duped.

Habit- A rather revolting personal habit. (List habit- picks nose, spits tobacco everywhere, drools profusely, bad body odor, etc.)

Hard- A person who is difficult to deal with, manage, control, overcome, or understand. Hard emotions, hard hearted.

Hedonistic- Pursuit of or devotion to pleasure, especially to the pleasures of the senses.

Hoity-toity- Given to flights of fancy; capricious; frivolous. Prone to giddy behavior, flighty.

Humorless- The inability to find humor in things, and most certainly in themselves.

Hypocritical- One who is always contradicting their own beliefs, actions or sayings. A person who professes beliefs and opinions for others that he does not hold. Being a hypocrite.

Idealist- One whose conduct is influenced by ideals that often conflict with practical considerations. One who is unrealistic and impractical, guided more by ideals than by practical considerations.

Idiotic- Marked by a lack of intelligence or care; foolish or careless.

Ignorant- Lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact. Showing or arising from a lack of education or knowledge.

Illiterate- Unable to read and write.

Impatient- Unable to wait patiently or tolerate delay; restless. Unable to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant.

Impious- Lacking piety and reverence for a god/gods and their followers.

Incompetent- Unable to execute tasks, no matter how the size or difficulty.

Indecisive- Characterized by lack of decision and firmness, especially under pressure.

Indifferent- The trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally, remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern. Having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless.

Infamy- Having an extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act that affects how others view them.

Intolerant- Unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion and narrow-minded about cherished opinions.

Immature- Emotionally undeveloped; juvenile; childish.

Impish- Naughtily or annoyingly playful.

Judgmental- Inclined to make and form judgments, especially moral or personal ones, based on one’s own opinions or impressions towards others/practices/groups/religions based on appearance, reputation, occupation, etc.

Klutz- Clumsy. Blunderer.

Lazy- Resistant to work or exertion; disposed to idleness.

Lewd- Inclined to, characterized by, or inciting to lust or lechery; lascivious. Obscene or indecent, as language or songs; salacious.

Liar- Compulsively and purposefully tells false truths more often than not. A person who has lied or who lies repeatedly.

Lustful- Driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires.

Masochist- The deriving of sexual gratification, or the tendency to derive sexual gratification, from being physically or emotionally abused. A willingness or tendency to subject oneself to unpleasant or trying experiences.

Meddlesome- Intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner, given to meddling; interfering.

Meek- Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness.

Megalomaniac- A psycho pathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.

Murderer- One guilty of murder; a person who unlawfully kills a human being. Killer, butchered, cutthroat.

Naive- Lacking worldly experience and understanding, simple and guileless; showing or characterized by a lack of sophistication and critical judgment.

Nervous- Easily agitated or distressed; high-strung or jumpy.

Nonviolent- Abstaining from the use of violence. (can double as a merit)

Nosey- Given to prying into the affairs of others; snoopy. Offensively curious or inquisitive.

Obsessive- An unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone.

Oppressor- A person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures, to keep down by severe and unjust use of force or authority.

Overambitious- Having a strong excessive desire for success or achievement.

Overemotional- Excessively or abnormally emotional. Sensitive about themselves and others, more so than the average person.

Overprotective- To protect too much; coddle.

Overconfident- Excessively confident; presumptuous.

Overzealous- Marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea.

Pacifist- Opposition to war or violence as a means of resolving disputes. (Can double as a merit in certain cases)

Paranoid- Exhibiting or characterized by extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others.

Peevish- Expressing fretfulness and discontent, or unjustifiable dissatisfaction. Cantankerous, cross, ill-tempered, testy, captious, discontented, crotchety, cranky, ornery.

Pest- One that pesters or annoys, with or without realizing it. Nuisance. Annoying. Nag.

Pessimist- A tendency to stress the negative or unfavorable or to take the gloomiest possible view.

Perfectionist- A propensity for being displeased with anything that is not perfect or does not meet extremely high standards.

Phobia- When they have a severe form of fear when it comes to this one thing. (Dark, Spiders, Cats, tight spaces, etc. List specific phobia.)

Practical- Level-headed, efficient, and un-speculative. No-nonsense. (can double for a merit)

Precarious- Dependent on circumstances beyond one’s control; uncertain; unstable; insecure.

Predictable- Easily seen through and assessable, where almost anyone can predict reactions and actions of said person by having met or known them even for a short time.

Proud- Filled with or showing excessive self-esteem and will often shirk help from others for the sake of pride.

Rake- An immoral or dissolute person, acting without moral restraint, who defies established religious, social, expected precepts; a freethinker.

Rebellious- Defying or resisting some established authority, government, or tradition; insubordinate; inclined to rebel.

Reckless- Heedless. Headstrong. Foolhardy. Unthinking boldness, wild carelessness and disregard for consequences.

Remorseless- Without remorse; merciless; pitiless; relentless.

Rigorous- Rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard; demanding strict attention to rules and procedures.

Sadist- The deriving of sexual gratification or the tendency to derive sexual gratification from inflicting pain or emotional abuse on others. Deriving of pleasure, or the tendency to derive pleasure, from cruelty.

Sarcastic- A subtle form of mockery in which an intended meaning is conveyed obliquely.

Sadomasochist- Both sadist and masochist combined.

Skeptic- One who instinctively or habitually doubts, questions, or disagrees with assertions or generally accepted conclusions.

Seducer- To lead others astray, as from duty, rectitude, or the like; corrupt. To attempt to lead or draw someone away, as from principles, faith, or allegiance.

Senile- Showing a decline or deterioration of physical strength or mental functioning, esp. short-term memory and alertness, as a result of old age or disease.

Scoundrel- A wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately.
Selfish- Concerned chiefly or only with oneself.

Self-Martyr- One who purposely makes a great show of suffering in order to arouse sympathy from others, as a form of manipulation, and always for a selfish cause or reason.

Self-righteous- Piously sure of one’s own righteousness; moralistic. Exhibiting pious self-assurance. Holier-than-thou, sanctimonious.

Shallow- Lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious.

Smart Ass- Thinks they know it all, and in some ways they may, but they can be greatly annoying and difficult to deal with at times, especially in arguments.

Soft-hearted- Having softness or tenderness of heart that can lead them into trouble; susceptible of pity or other kindly affection. They cannot resist helping someone they see in trouble, suffering or in need, and often don’t think of the repercussions or situation before doing so.

Solemn- Deeply earnest, serious, and sober.

Spineless- Lacking courage. Cowardly, wimp, lily-livered, gutless.

Spiteful- Showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; vindictive person who will look for occasions for resentment. Vengeful.

Spoiled- Treated with excessive indulgence and pampering from earliest childhood, and has no notion of hard work, self care or money management; coddled, pampered. Having the character or disposition harmed by pampering or over-solicitous attention.

Stubborn- Unreasonably, often perversely unyielding; bullheaded. Firmly resolved or determined; resolute.

Squeamish- Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted.

Superstitious- An irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear from an irrational belief that an object, action, or circumstance not logically related to a course of events influences its outcome.

Tactless- Lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others.

Temperamental- Moody, irritable, or sensitive. Excitable, volatile, emotional.

Temptation- When they have something that tempts, entices, or allures them, that is hard to resist. This could be anything, and can drive the character to do things of ill nature.

Theatrical- Having a flair for over dramatizing situations, doing things in a ‘big way’ and love to be ‘center stage’.

Tongue-tied- Speechless or confused in expression, as from shyness, embarrassment, or astonishment.

Timid-Tends to be shy and/or quiet, shrinking away from offering opinions or from strangers and newcomers, fearing confrontations and violence.
Troublemaker- Someone who deliberately stirs up trouble, intentionally or unintentionally.

Ugly- Very unattractive or unpleasant to look at; offensive to the sense of beauty; displeasing in appearance. Uncomely, unsightly, unlovely, homely.
Unlucky- Marked by or causing misfortune; ill-fated. Destined for misfortune; doomed.

Untrustworthy- Not worthy of trust or belief. Backstabber.
Unpredictable- Difficult to foretell or foresee, their actions are so chaotic its impossible to know what they are going to do next.

User- A person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically.

Vain- Holding or characterized by an unduly high opinion of their physical appearance. Lovers of themselves. Conceited, egotistic, narcissistic.

Weak-willed- Lacking willpower, strength of will to carry out one’s decisions, wishes, or plans. Easily swayed.

Withdrawn- Not friendly or sociable. Aloof.

Whore- Harlot. A prostitute, a person who is considered sexually promiscuous, considered as having compromised principles for personal gain.

Zealot- An excessively zealous person; fanatic.

Phobia List

Ablutophobia – Fear of washing or bathing.
Acarophobia – Fear of itching or of the insects that cause itching.
Acerophobia – Fear of sourness.
Achluophobia – Fear of darkness.
Acousticophobia – Fear of noise.
Acrophobia – Fear of heights.
Aerophobia – Fear of drafts, air swallowing, or airbourne noxious substances.
Aero acrophobia – Fear of open high places.
Aeronausiphobia – Fear of vomiting secondary to airsickness.
Agateophobia – Fear of insanity.
Anglophobia – Fear of pain.
Agoraphobia – Fear of open spaces or of being in crowded, public places like markets. Fear of leaving a safe place.
Agraphobia – Fear of sexual abuse.
Agrizoophobia- Fear of wild animals.
Agyrophobia- Fear of streets or crossing the street.
Aichmophobia- Fear of needles or pointed objects.
Ailurophobia- Fear of cats.
Albuminurophobia- Fear of kidney disease.
Alektorophobia- Fear of chickens.
Algophobia- Fear of pain.
Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic.
Allodoxaphobia- Fear of opinions.
Altophobia- Fear of heights.
Amathophobia- Fear of dust.
Amaxophobia- Fear of riding in a car.
Ambulophobia- Fear of walking.
Amnesiphobia- Fear of amnesia.
Amychophobia- Fear of scratches or being scratched.
Anablephobia- Fear of looking up.
Ancraophobia- Fear of wind. (Anemophobia)
Androphobia- Fear of men.
Anemophobia- Fear of air drafts or wind.(Ancraophobia)
Anginophobia- Fear of angina, choking or narrowness.
Anglophobia- Fear of England or English culture, etc.
Angrophobia – Fear of anger or of becoming angry.
Ankylophobia- Fear of immobility of a joint.
Anthrophobia or Anthophobia- Fear of flowers.
Anthropophobia- Fear of people or society.
Antlophobia- Fear of floods.
Anuptaphobia- Fear of staying single.
Apeirophobia- Fear of infinity.
Aphenphosmphobia- Fear of being touched. (Haphephobia)
Apiphobia- Fear of bees.
Apotemnophobia- Fear of persons with amputations.
Arachibutyrophobia- Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth.
Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia– Fear of spiders.
Arithmophobia- Fear of numbers.
Arrhenphobia- Fear of men.
Arsonphobia- Fear of fire.
Asthenophobia- Fear of fainting or weakness.
Astraphobia or Astrapophobia- Fear of thunder and lightning.(Ceraunophobia, Keraunophobia)
Astrophobia- Fear of stars or celestial space.
Asymmetriphobia- Fear of asymmetrical things.
Ataxiophobia- Fear of ataxia. (muscular incoordination)
Ataxophobia- Fear of disorder or untidiness.
Atelophobia- Fear of imperfection.
Atephobia- Fear of ruin or ruins.
Athazagoraphobia- Fear of being forgotton or ignored or forgetting.
Atomosophobia- Fear of atomic explosions.
Atychiphobia- Fear of failure.
Aulophobia- Fear of flutes.
Aurophobia- Fear of gold.
Auroraphobia- Fear of Northern lights.
Autodysomophobia- Fear of one that has a vile odor.
Automatonophobia- Fear of ventriloquist’s dummies, animatronic creatures, wax statues – anything that falsly represents a sentient being.
Automysophobia- Fear of being dirty.
Autophobia- Fear of being alone or of oneself.
Aviophobia or Aviatophobia- Fear of flying.

Bacillophobia– Fear of microbes.
Bacteriophobia– Fear of bacteria.
Ballistophobia– Fear of missiles or bullets.
Bolshephobia– Fear of Bolsheviks.
Barophobia– Fear of gravity.
Basophobia or Basiphobia– Inability to stand. Fear of walking or falling.
Bathmophobia– Fear of stairs or steep slopes.
Bathophobia– Fear of depth.
Batophobia– Fear of heights or being close to high buildings.
Batrachophobia– Fear of amphibians, such as frogs, newts, salamanders, etc.
Belonephobia– Fear of pins and needles. (Aichmophobia)
Bibliophobia– Fear of books.
Blennophobia– Fear of slime.
Bogyphobia– Fear of bogeys or the bogeyman.
Botanophobia– Fear of plants.
Bromidrosiphobia or Bromidrophobia– Fear of body smells.
Brontophobia– Fear of thunder and lightning.
Bufonophobia– Fear of toads.

Cacophobia– Fear of ugliness.
Cainophobia or Cainotophobia- Fear of newness, novelty.
Caligynephobia– Fear of beautiful women.
Cancerophobia or Carcinophobia– Fear of cancer.
Cardiophobia– Fear of the heart.
Carnophobia– Fear of meat.
Catagelophobia– Fear of being ridiculed.
Catapedaphobia– Fear of jumping from high and low places.
Cathisophobia– Fear of sitting.
Catoptrophobia– Fear of mirrors.
Cenophobia or Centophobia– Fear of new things or ideas.
Ceraunophobia or Keraunophobia– Fear of thunder and lightning.(Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
Chaetophobia– Fear of hair.
Cheimaphobia or Cheimatophobia– Fear of cold.(Frigophobia, Psychophobia)
Chemophobia– Fear of chemicals or working with chemicals.
Cherophobia– Fear of gaiety.
Chionophobia– Fear of snow.
Chiraptophobia– Fear of being touched.
Chirophobia– Fear of hands.
Chiroptophobia– Fear of bats.
Cholerophobia– Fear of anger or the fear of cholera.
Chorophobia– Fear of dancing.
Chrometophobia or Chrematophobia– Fear of money.
Chromophobia or Chromatophobia– Fear of colors.
Chronophobia– Fear of time.
Chronomentrophobia– Fear of clocks.
Cibophobia– Fear of food.(Sitophobia, Sitiophobia)
Claustrophobia– Fear of confined spaces.
Cleithrophobia or Cleisiophobia– Fear of being locked in an enclosed place.
Cleptophobia– Fear of stealing.
Climacophobia– Fear of stairs, climbing, or of falling downstairs.
Clinophobia– Fear of going to bed.
Clithrophobia or Cleithrophobia– Fear of being enclosed.
Cnidophobia– Fear of stings.
Cometophobia– Fear of comets.
Coimetrophobia– Fear of cemeteries.
Coitophobia– Fear of coitus.
Contreltophobia– Fear of sexual abuse.
Coprastasophobia– Fear of constipation.
Coprophobia– Fear of feces.
Consecotaleophobia– Fear of chopsticks.
Coulrophobia– Fear of clowns.
Counterphobia– The preference by a phobic for fearful situations.
Cremnophobia– Fear of precipices.
Cryophobia– Fear of extreme cold, ice or frost.
Crystallophobia– Fear of crystals or glass.
Cyberphobia– Fear of computers or working on a computer.
Cyclophobia– Fear of bicycles.
Cymophobia or Kymophobia– Fear of waves or wave like motions.
Cynophobia– Fear of dogs or rabies.
Cypridophobia or Cypriphobia or Cyprianophobia or Cyprinophobia – Fear of prostitutes or venereal disease.

Decidophobia– Fear of making decisions.
Defecaloesiophobia– Fear of painful bowels movements.
Deipnophobia– Fear of dining or dinner conversations.
Dementophobia– Fear of insanity.
Demonophobia or Daemonophobia– Fear of demons.
Demophobia– Fear of crowds. (Agoraphobia)
Dendrophobia– Fear of trees.
Dentophobia– Fear of dentists.
Dermatophobia– Fear of skin lesions.
Dermatosiophobia or Dermatophobia or Dermatopathophobia– Fear of skin disease.
Dextrophobia– Fear of objects at the right side of the body.
Diabetophobia– Fear of diabetes.
Didaskaleinophobia– Fear of going to school.
Dikephobia– Fear of justice.
Dinophobia– Fear of dizziness or whirlpools.
Diplophobia– Fear of double vision.
Dipsophobia– Fear of drinking.
Dishabiliophobia– Fear of undressing in front of someone.
Disposophobia– Fear of throwing stuff out. Hoarding.
Domatophobia– Fear of houses or being in a house.(Eicophobia, Oikophobia)
Doraphobia– Fear of fur or skins of animals.
Doxophobia– Fear of expressing opinions or of receiving praise.
Dromophobia– Fear of crossing streets.
Dutchphobia– Fear of the Dutch.
Dysmorphophobia– Fear of deformity.
Dystychiphobia– Fear of accidents.

Ecclesiophobia– Fear of church.
Ecophobia– Fear of home.
Eicophobia– Fear of home surroundings.(Domatophobia, Oikophobia)
Eisoptrophobia– Fear of mirrors or of seeing oneself in a mirror.
Electrophobia– Fear of electricity.
Eleutherophobia– Fear of freedom.
Elurophobia– Fear of cats. (Ailurophobia)
Emetophobia– Fear of vomiting.
Enetophobia– Fear of pins.
Enochlophobia– Fear of crowds.
Enosiophobia or Enissophobia– Fear of having committed an unpardonable sin or of criticism.
Entomophobia– Fear of insects.
Eosophobia– Fear of dawn or daylight.
Ephebiphobia– Fear of teenagers.
Epistaxiophobia– Fear of nosebleeds.
Epistemophobia– Fear of knowledge.
Equinophobia– Fear of horses.
Eremophobia– Fear of being oneself or of lonliness.
Ereuthrophobia– Fear of blushing.
Ergasiophobia– 1) Fear of work or functioning. 2) Surgeon’s fear of operating.
Ergophobia– Fear of work.
Erotophobia– Fear of sexual love or sexual questions.
Euphobia– Fear of hearing good news.
Eurotophobia– Fear of female genitalia.
Erythrophobia or Erytophobia or Ereuthophobia– 1) Fear of redlights. 2) Blushing. 3) Red.

Febriphobia or Fibriphobia or Fibriophobia– Fear of fever.
Felinophobia– Fear of cats. (Ailurophobia, Elurophobia, Galeophobia, Gatophobia)
Francophobia– Fear of France or French culture. (Gallophobia, Galiophobia)
Frigophobia– Fear of cold or cold things.(Cheimaphobia, Cheimatophobia, Psychrophobia)

Galeophobia or Gatophobia– Fear of cats.
Gallophobia or Galiophobia– Fear France or French culture. (Francophobia)
Gamophobia– Fear of marriage.
Geliophobia– Fear of laughter.
Gelotophobia– Fear of being laughed at.
Geniophobia– Fear of chins.
Genophobia– Fear of sex.
Genuphobia– Fear of knees.
Gephyrophobia or Gephydrophobia or Gephysrophobia– Fear of crossing bridges.
Germanophobia– Fear of Germany or German culture.
Gerascophobia– Fear of growing old.
Gerontophobia– Fear of old people or of growing old.
Geumaphobia or Geumophobia– Fear of taste.
Glossophobia– Fear of speaking in public or of trying to speak.
Gnosiophobia– Fear of knowledge.
Graphophobia– Fear of writing or handwriting.
Gymnophobia– Fear of nudity.
Gynephobia or Gynophobia– Fear of women.

Hadephobia– Fear of hell.
Hagiophobia– Fear of saints or holy things.
Hamartophobia– Fear of sinning.
Haphephobia or Haptephobia– Fear of being touched.
Harpaxophobia– Fear of being robbed.
Hedonophobia– Fear of feeling pleasure.
Heliophobia– Fear of the sun.
Hellenologophobia– Fear of Greek terms or complex scientific terminology.
Helminthophobia– Fear of being infested with worms.
Hemophobia or Hemaphobia or Hematophobia– Fear of blood.
Heresyphobia or Hereiophobia– Fear of challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation.
Herpetophobia– Fear of reptiles or creepy, crawly things.
Heterophobia– Fear of the opposite sex. (Sexophobia)
Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia– Fear of the number 666.
Hierophobia– Fear of priests or sacred things.
Hippophobia– Fear of horses.
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia– Fear of long words.
Hobophobia– Fear of bums or beggars.
Hodophobia– Fear of road travel.
Hormephobia– Fear of shock.
Homichlophobia– Fear of fog.
Homilophobia– Fear of sermons.
Hominophobia– Fear of men.
Homophobia– Fear of sameness, monotony or of homosexuality or of becoming homosexual.
Hoplophobia– Fear of firearms.
Hydrargyophobia– Fear of mercurial medicines.
Hydrophobia– Fear of water or of rabies.
Hydrophobophobia– Fear of rabies.
Hyelophobia or Hyalophobia– Fear of glass.
Hygrophobia– Fear of liquids, dampness, or moisture.
Hylephobia– Fear of materialism or the fear of epilepsy.
Hylophobia– Fear of forests.
Hypengyophobia or Hypegiaphobia- Fear of responsibility.
Hypnophobia– Fear of sleep or of being hypnotized.
Hypsiphobia- Fear of height.

Iatrophobia– Fear of going to the doctor or of doctors.
Ichthyophobia– Fear of fish.
Ideophobia– Fear of ideas.
Illyngophobia– Fear of vertigo or feeling dizzy when looking down.
Iophobia– Fear of poison.
Insectophobia – Fear of insects.
Isolophobia– Fear of solitude, being alone.
Isopterophobia– Fear of termites, insects that eat wood.
Ithyphallophobia– Fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.

Japanophobia– Fear of Japanese.
Judeophobia– Fear of Jews.

Kainolophobia or Kainophobia– Fear of anything new, novelty.
Kakorrhaphiophobia– Fear of failure or defeat.
Katagelophobia– Fear of ridicule.
Kathisophobia– Fear of sitting down.
Katsaridaphobia– Fear of cockroaches.
Kenophobia– Fear of voids or empty spaces.
Keraunophobia or Ceraunophobia– Fear of thunder and lightning.(Astraphobia, Astrapophobia)
Kinetophobia or Kinesophobia– Fear of movement or motion.
Kleptophobia– Fear of stealing.
Koinoniphobia– Fear of rooms.
Kolpophobia– Fear of genitals, particularly female.
Kopophobia– Fear of fatigue.
Koniophobia– Fear of dust. (Amathophobia)
Kosmikophobia– Fear of cosmic phenomenon.
Kymophobia– Fear of waves. (Cymophobia)
Kynophobia– Fear of rabies.
Kyphophobia– Fear of stooping.

Lachanophobia– Fear of vegetables.
Laliophobia or Lalophobia– Fear of speaking.
Leprophobia or Lepraphobia- Fear of leprosy.
Leukophobia– Fear of the color white.
Levophobia– Fear of things to the left side of the body.
Ligyrophobia– Fear of loud noises.
Lilapsophobia- Fear of tornadoes and hurricanes.
Limnophobia- Fear of lakes.
Linonophobia- Fear of string.
Liticaphobia- Fear of lawsuits.
Lockiophobia- Fear of childbirth.
Logizomechanophobia- Fear of computers.
Logophobia- Fear of words.
Luiphobia- Fear of lues, syphillis.
Lutraphobia- Fear of otters.
Lygophobia- Fear of darkness.
Lyssophobia- Fear of rabies or of becoming mad.

Macrophobia- Fear of long waits.
Mageirocophobia- Fear of cooking.
Maieusiophobia- Fear of childbirth.
Malaxophobia- Fear of love play. (Sarmassophobia)
Maniaphobia- Fear of insanity.
Mastigophobia- Fear of punishment.
Mechanophobia- Fear of machines.
Medomalacuphobia- Fear of losing an erection.
Medorthophobia- Fear of an erect penis.
Megalophobia- Fear of large things.
Melissophobia- Fear of bees.
Melanophobia- Fear of the color black.
Melophobia- Fear or hatred of music.
Meningitophobia- Fear of brain disease.
Menophobia- Fear of menstruation.
Merinthophobia- Fear of being bound or tied up.
Metallophobia- Fear of metal.
Metathesiophobia- Fear of changes.
Meteorophobia- Fear of meteors.
Methyphobia- Fear of alcohol.
Metrophobia- Fear or hatred of poetry.
Microbiophobia- Fear of microbes. (Bacillophobia)
Microphobia- Fear of small things.
Misophobia or Mysophobia- Fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.
Mnemophobia- Fear of memories.
Molysmophobia or Molysomophobia- Fear of dirt or contamination.
Monophobia- Fear of solitude or being alone.
Monopathophobia- Fear of definite disease.
Motorphobia- Fear of automobiles.
Mottephobia- Fear of moths.
Musophobia or Muriphobia- Fear of mice.
Mycophobia- Fear or aversion to mushrooms.
Mycrophobia- Fear of small things.
Myctophobia- Fear of darkness.
Myrmecophobia- Fear of ants.
Mythophobia- Fear of myths or stories or false statements.
Myxophobia- Fear of slime. (Blennophobia)

Nebulaphobia- Fear of fog. (Homichlophobia)
Necrophobia- Fear of death or dead things.
Nelophobia- Fear of glass.
Neopharmaphobia- Fear of new drugs.
Neophobia- Fear of anything new.
Nephophobia- Fear of clouds.
Noctiphobia- Fear of the night.
Nomatophobia- Fear of names.
Nosocomephobia- Fear of hospitals.
Nosophobia or Nosemaphobia- Fear of becoming ill.
Nostophobia- Fear of returning home.
Novercaphobia- Fear of your step-mother.
Nucleomituphobia- Fear of nuclear weapons.
Nudophobia- Fear of nudity.
Numerophobia- Fear of numbers.
Nyctohylophobia- Fear of dark wooded areas or of forests at night
Nyctophobia- Fear of the dark or of night.

Obesophobia – Fear of gaining weight.(Pocrescophobia)
Ochlophobia – Fear of crowds or mobs.
Ochophobia – Fear of vehicles.
Octophobia – Fear of the figure 8.
Odontophobia – Fear of teeth or dental surgery.
Odynophobia or Odynephobia – Fear of pain. (Algophobia)
Oenophobia – Fear of wines.
Oikophobia- Fear of home surroundings, house.(Domatophobia, Eicophobia)
Olfactophobia- Fear of smells.
Ombrophobia – Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Ommetaphobia or Ommatophobia – Fear of eyes.
Omphalophobia – Fear of belly buttons.
Oneirophobia – Fear of dreams.
Oneirogmophobia – Fear of wet dreams.
Onomatophobia – Fear of hearing a certain word or of names.
Ophidiophobia – Fear of snakes. (Snakephobia)
Ophthalmophobia – Fear of being stared at.
Opiophobia – Fear medical doctor’s experience of prescribing needed pain medications for patients.
Optophobia – Fear of opening one’s eyes.
Ornithophobia – Fear of birds.
Orthophobia – Fear of property.
Osmophobia or Osphresiophobia – Fear of smells or odors.
Ostraconophobia – Fear of shellfish.
Ouranophobia or Uranophobia – Fear of heaven.

Pagophobia – Fear of ice or frost.
Panthophobia – Fear of suffering and disease.
Panophobia or Pantophobia – Fear of everything.
Papaphobia – Fear of the Pope.
Papyrophobia – Fear of paper.
Paralipophobia – Fear of neglecting duty or responsibility.
Paraphobia – Fear of sexual perversion.
Parasitophobia – Fear of parasites.
Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th.
Parthenophobia – Fear of virgins or young girls.
Pathophobia – Fear of disease.
Patroiophobia – Fear of heredity.
Parturiphobia – Fear of childbirth.
Peccatophobia – Fear of sinning or imaginary crimes.
Pediculophobia – Fear of lice.
Pediophobia – Fear of dolls.
Pedophobia – Fear of children.
Peladophobia – Fear of bald people.
Pellagrophobia – Fear of pellagra.
Peniaphobia – Fear of poverty.
Pentheraphobia – Fear of mother-in-law. (Novercaphobia)
Phagophobia – Fear of swallowing or of eating or of being eaten.
Phalacrophobia – Fear of becoming bald.
Phallophobia- Fear of a penis, esp erect.
Pharmacophobia – Fear of taking medicine.
Phasmophobia – Fear of ghosts.
Phengophobia – Fear of daylight or sunshine.
Philemaphobia or Philematophobia – Fear of kissing.
Philophobia – Fear of falling in love or being in love.
Philosophobia – Fear of philosophy.
Phobophobia – Fear of phobias.
Photoaugliaphobia – Fear of glaring lights.
Photophobia – Fear of light.
Phonophobia – Fear of noises or voices or one’s own voice; of telephones.
Phronemophobia – Fear of thinking.
Phthiriophobia – Fear of lice. (Pediculophobia)
Phthisiophobia – Fear of tuberculosis.
Placophobia – Fear of tombstones.
Plutophobia – Fear of wealth.
Pluviophobia – Fear of rain or of being rained on.
Pneumatiphobia – Fear of spirits.
Pnigophobia or Pnigerophobia – Fear of choking of being smothered.
Pocrescophobia – Fear of gaining weight. (Obesophobia)
Pogonophobia – Fear of beards.
Poliosophobia – Fear of contracting poliomyelitis.
Politicophobia – Fear or abnormal dislike of politicians.
Polyphobia – Fear of many things.
Poinephobia – Fear of punishment.
Ponophobia – Fear of overworking or of pain.
Porphyrophobia – Fear of the color purple.
Potamophobia – Fear of rivers or running water.
Potophobia – Fear of alcohol.
Pharmacophobia – Fear of drugs.
Proctophobia – Fear of rectums.
Prosophobia – Fear of progress.
Psellismophobia – Fear of stuttering.
Psychophobia – Fear of mind.
Psychrophobia – Fear of cold.
Pteromerhanophobia – Fear of flying.
Pteronophobia – Fear of being tickled by feathers.
Pupaphobia – Fear of puppets.
Pyrexiophobia – Fear of Fever.
Pyrophobia – Fear of fire.

Radiophobia- Fear of radiation x-rays.
Ranidaphobia – Fear of frogs.
Rectophobia – Fear of rectum or rectal diseases.
Rhabdophobia – Fear of being severely punished or beaten by a rod, or of being severely criticized. Also fear of magic. (Wand)
Rhypophobia – Fear of defecation.
Rhytiphobia – Fear of getting wrinkles.
Rupophobia – Fear of dirt.
Russophobia – Fear of Russians.

Samhainophobia – Fear of Halloween.
Sarmassophobia – Fear of love play. (Malaxophobia)
Satanophobia – Fear of Satan.
Scabiophobia – Fear of scabies.
Scatophobia – Fear of fecal matter.
Scelerophibia – Fear of bad men, burglars.
Sciophobia Sciaphobia- Fear of shadows.
Scoleciphobia – Fear of worms.
Scolionophobia – Fear of school.
Scopophobia or Scoptophobia – Fear of being seen or stared at.
Scotomaphobia – Fear of blindness in visual field.
Scotophobia – Fear of darkness. (Achluophobia)
Scriptophobia – Fear of writing in public.
Selachophobia – Fear of sharks.
Selaphobia – Fear of light flashes.
Selenophobia – Fear of the moon.
Seplophobia – Fear of decaying matter.
Sesquipedalophobia – Fear of long words.
Sexophobia – Fear of the opposite sex. (Heterophobia)
Siderodromophobia – Fear of trains, railroads or train travel.
Siderophobia – Fear of stars.
Sinistrophobia – Fear of things to the left or left-handed.
Sinophobia – Fear of Chinese, Chinese culture.
Sitophobia or Sitiophobia –(Cibophobia) Fear of food or eating.
Snakephobia – Fear of snakes. (Ophidiophobia)
Soceraphobia – Fear of parents-in-law.
Social Phobia – Fear of being evaluated negatively in social situations.
Sociophobia – Fear of society or people in general.
Somniphobia – Fear of sleep.
Sophophobia – Fear of learning.
Soteriophobia – Fear of dependence on others.
Spacephobia – Fear of outer space.
Spectrophobia – Fear of specters or ghosts.
Spermatophobia or Spermophobia – Fear of germs.
Spheksophobia – Fear of wasps.
Stasibasiphobia or Stasiphobia – Fear of standing or walking. (Ambulophobia)
Staurophobia – Fear of crosses or the crucifix.
Stenophobia – Fear of narrow things or places.
Stygiophobia or Stigiophobia – Fear of hell.
Suriphobia – Fear of mice.
Symbolophobia – Fear of symbolism.
Symmetrophobia – Fear of symmetry.
Syngenesophobia – Fear of relatives.
Syphilophobia – Fear of syphilis.

Tachophobia – Fear of speed.
Taeniophobia or Teniophobia – Fear of tapeworms.
Taphephobia Taphophobia- Fear of being buried alive or of cemeteries.
Tapinophobia – Fear of being contagious.
Taurophobia – Fear of bulls.
Technophobia – Fear of technology.
Teleophobia- 1) Fear of definite plans. 2) Religious ceremony.
Telephonophobia – Fear of telephones.
Teratophobia – Fear of bearing a deformed child or fear of monsters or deformed people.
Testophobia – Fear of taking tests.
Tetanophobia – Fear of lockjaw, tetanus.
Teutophobia – Fear of German or German things.
Textophobia – Fear of certain fabrics.
Thaasophobia – Fear of sitting.
Thalassophobia – Fear of the sea.
Thanatophobia / Thantophobia – Fear of death or dying.
Theatrophobia – Fear of theatres.
Theologicophobia – Fear of theology.
Theophobia – Fear of gods or religion.
Thermophobia – Fear of heat.
Tocophobia – Fear of pregnancy or childbirth.
Tomophobia – Fear of surgical operations.
Tonitrophobia – Fear of thunder.
Topophobia – Fear of certain places or situations, such as stage fright.
Toxiphobia or Toxophobia or Toxicophobia- Fear of poison or of being accidently poisoned.
Traumatophobia – Fear of injury.
Tremophobia – Fear of trembling.
Trichinophobia – Fear of trichinosis.
Trichopathophobia /Trichophobia – Fear of hair (Chaetophobia, Hypertrichophobia)
Triskaidekaphobia – Fear of the number 13.
Tropophobia – Fear of moving or making changes.
Trypanophobia – Fear of injections.
Tuberculophobia – Fear of tuberculosis.
Tyrannophobia – Fear of tyrants.

Uranophobia/Ouranophobia- Fear of heaven.
Urophobia – Fear of urine or urinating.

Vaccinophobia – Fear of vaccination.
Venustraphobia – Fear of beautiful women.
Verbophobia – Fear of words.
Verminophobia – Fear of germs.
Vestiphobia – Fear of clothing.
Virginitiphobia – Fear of rape.
Vitricophobia – Fear of step-father.

Walloonphobia – Fear of the Walloons.
Wiccaphobia – Fear of witches and witchcraft.

Xanthophobia – Fear of the color yellow or the word yellow.
Xenoglossophobia – Fear of foreign languages.
Xenophobia – Fear of strangers or foreigners.
Xerophobia – Fear of dryness.
Xylophobia – 1) Fear of wooden objects. 2) Forests.
Xyrophobia – Fear of razors.

Zelophobia – Fear of jealousy.
Zeusophobia – Fear of God or gods.
Zemmiphobia – Fear of the great mole rat.
Zoophobia – Fear of animals.


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