#EngVocab: Suffix -phobia (4)

Today we will continue last week’s session about the list of phobias.

You can follow this link for last week’s session https://englishtips4u.com/2017/04/02/engvocab-suffix-phobia-3/

Here we go:

  1. Sesquipedalophobia: fear of long words

E.g. Irene has sesquipedalophobia so she rarely reads.

  1. Bibliophobia: fear of books

E.g. Jenny doesn’t go to library because she suffers from bibliophobia.

  1. Peladophobia: fear of bald people

E.g. Lisa doesn’t watch x-man because she has peladophobia.

  1. Alliumphobia: fear of garlic

E.g. My mom never cooks because she has alliumphobia.

  1. Eisotrophobia: fear if mirrors or looking in a mirror

E.g. My sister has been with eisotrophobia so her room has no mirror.

  1. Chrometophobia: fear of money

E.g. My cousin has chrometophobia so he never brings cash.

  1. Arithmophobia: fear of numbers

E.g. Jerry suffers from arithmophobia because he has failed his Math test ten times.

  1. Kathisophobia: fear of sitting down

E.g. My uncle has kathisophobia so there is no chair in his house.

  1. Leukophobia: fear of white color

E.g. Rose has leukophobia so her room is always dark.

  1. Metrophobia: fear of poetry

E.g. Tasya never attends poetry class because she has metrophobia.

  1. Triskaidekaphobia: fear of number thirteen

E.g. All buildings skip the thirteenth floor because of triskaidekaphobia.

  1. Somniphobia: fear of sleep

E.g. Tina has dark circles under her eyes because of somniphobia.
Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, April 9, 2017.

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