Here is a list with 10 fobias that people have, that are not that common.

Ablutophobia

A person with this phobia has a fear of bathing or cleaning. Fortunately for AXE, it is rare.

Globophobia

A phobia that makes clowns sad, globophobia is a fear of balloons.

Porphyrophobia

This is a fear of the color purple, and we don’t mean the Alice Walker novel, though that might scare a person with bibliophobia, a fear of books.

Sesquipedalophobia

Someone with this phobia has a fear of long words, which makes whoever came up with the term rather mean.

Chiroptophobia

This is a fear of bats. You know, those creepy flying mammals that sleep upside down and sometimes suck blood.

Macrophobia

This is a fear of long waits, which will likely afflict most people headed to the DMV.

Lachanophobia

A phobia that affects children everywhere, it’s the fear of vegetables.

Anthophobia

A fear of flowers, because sometimes daisies are just plain scary.

Hippophobia

Fear of hippopotamuses? No, it’s the fear of horses.

Omphalophobia, Geniophobia, and Genuphobia

Fear of belly buttons, chins, and knees, respectively.

Source: Britannica

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