Fear of Opening Closets
Not exactly a word used in everyday conversation, the technical term for this fear is auchloclaustrophobia.
Fear of Sleeping in the Dark
According to various studies, nyctophobia affects more adults than one would think. If you are affected, be sure to buy a nightlight!
Fear of Long Words
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the ironic name for the fear of long words. The only time I can see this coming into play is during a spelling bee.
Fear of Dentists
As common as it is, this fear doesn’t come with a cool name. It’s just plain old dental phobia.
Fear of Butterflies
While arachnophobia (fear of spiders) makes sense to most people, lepidopterophobia (fear of butterflies) is a bit more questionable.