phobo-, phob-, -phobia, -phobias, -phobe, -phobiac, -phobist, -phobic, -phobism, -phobous
(Greek: fear, extreme fear of; morbid, excessive, irrational fear, or terror of something or someone; however, sometimes this Greek element also means a strong dislike, dread, or hatred for something or someone)
For more details about the various phobias, visit this Phobias Introduction page to see Phobia Variations Defined and Explained.
There are only two forces that unite men: fear and self-interest.
2. An aversion to bodies of water, to crossing on bridges over water, or to traveling on boats.
There is a disorder known as gustatory agnosia, in which food becomes tasteless or even has a disgusting taste. People who have this condition may also lose their ability to smell or may find that formerly pleasant odors have become offensive.
With an inability to smell, such phobics may fear that since they can no longer smell previous items, they might be eating or drinking something that formerly caused them anxieties.
2. An aversion to writing or a morbid fear of having to write, especially hand writing.
This may be a result of a fear of criticism of one's handwriting and misspellings; as well as, a fear of committing ideas to paper for others to see.