nephophobia


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Related to nephophobia: Phronemophobia

nephophobia

an abnormal fear of clouds.
See also: Clouds
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I learned then that John was petrified of being in cloud, a condition called nephophobia. I took the controls and landed.
Natural environment phobias include weather-related conditions such as fear of thunderstorms (astrophobia), clouds (nephophobia), hurricanes (lilapsophobia), snow (chionophobia), cold (cryophobia), wind (ancraophobia), and rain (ombrophobia), among others.
SOME OTHER WEIRD PHOBIAS * Agrizoophobia - Fear of wild animals * Alliumphobia - Fear of garlic * Aulophobia - Fear of flutes * Chionophobia - Fear of snow * Chorophobia - Fear of dancing * Consecotaleophobia - Fear of chopsticks * Geniophobia - Fear of chins * Ichthyophobia - Fear of fish * Kathisophobia - Fear of sitting down * Lachanophobia - Fear of vegetables * Lutraphobia - Fear of otters * Mageirocophobia - Fear of cooking * Nephophobia - Fear of clouds * Novercaphobia - Fear of your step-mother * Peladophobia - Fear of bald people * Sesquipedalophobia - Fear of long words * Omphalophobia - Fear of belly buttons * Orthophobia - Fear of property