25 Ridiculously Unreasonable Fears

Posted by , Updated on May 31, 2014

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While some phobias are actually quite useful and probably aided humanity in its survival there are others where it can really be hard to see the usefulness or purpose behind them. From ebulliophobia (the fear of bubbles) to lepidopterophobia (the fear of butterflies) these 25 ridiculously unreasonable fears are hard to justify.

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Fear of fire escapes

Fear of fire escapes

Probably related to being afraid of heights it should go without saying that this is not a good fear to have.

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Fear of standing on glass flooring

Fear of standing on glass flooring

Another fear related to acrophobia (fear of heights), standing on glass flooring high above the city streets can give some people white knuckles.

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Fear of women

Fear of beautiful women

Known as gynophobia its counterpart (fear of men) is called androphobia.

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Fear of living in a ground floor flat

Fear of living in a ground floor flat

It may come as a surprise but there are actually several phobias that contribute to having a fear of living on the ground floor. Everything from claustrophobia (due to fearing a building collapse) to agoraphobia (fear of all the people passing by) can be factors.

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Fear of the color purple

Fear of the color purple

If any of your friends are terrified of the color purple make sure to let them know they’re not alone. It’s called porphyrophobia.

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