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spiders (arach­no­phobia) or of confined spaces (claus­tro­phobia) is compa­ra­tively widespread. But there are also very specific “phobias” that most people have probably never heard of. One example is hippo­po­to­mons­tro­ses­quip­pe­da­lio­phobia — fear of long words. This term, by the way, is an Internet hoax. The under­lying condi­tion is sesquipedalophobia.

Here is a detailed list of medi­cally reco­gnized phobias and those mentioned in popular science and similar sources:

https://www.bionity.com/de/lexikon/Liste_der_Phobien.html (retrieved 10.6.2022)