What is the name of the fear of the floor collapsing beneath your feet due to weight?
I don't know - but I have it, too. Sorry for you, but I'm glad that I'm not alone.
There does not appear to be a scientific name to describe the fear of pizza. Since pizza is often viewed as a 'junk food' or an 'indulgence' and something we should only eat in moderation, perhaps the fear stems from a fear of gaining weight. Cibophobia is the fear of food. Procrescophobia or Obesophobia is the fear of gaining weight or becoming obese.
What illness is defined as the resistance to maintaining normal body weight and the intense fear of gaining weight?
There is no precise word for the fear of being able to see through the floor, by which I assume you mean seeing through the cracks between floorboards. However there is crepaceaphobia which is the closest. This means a fear* of cracks. *Fears and phobias are different things. There is a link to an article about the difference in the related links below.
She hit the floor with a thud. We bought tile for the floor of our new house. The floor was cold against my cheek. As the cup shattered against the floor, water spilled everywhere. Floor is a noun that is the base of a building. An example in a sentence is: "As the couple was startled, they stumbled to the floor of the house in fear."
Is there a fear of going to sleep in your bed i.e. falling asleep on the sofa or on the floor instead of going to bed?
Agoraphobia is the name, and it is the fear of open spaces of water or land. The fear is of a physical attack from an unknown object or animal. Though there are varying degrees of this fear, ranging from sea snakes to sharks, in a dark water where the swimmer cannot see the bottom or a particular area is terrifying.
There does not appear to be a scientific name to describe the fear of desserts. Perhaps the fear stems from a fear of the negative effects an overindulgence in desserts can cause. Tooth decay and weight gain are two examples. Pocrescophobia or Obesophobia is the fear of gaining weight or becoming obese. Cibophobia or Sitophobia is the fear of food or of eating. Dentophobia is the fear of dentists. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth…
I don't think there is an actual name for a fear of sweets. Since it's a junk food, maybe the fear comes from what might happen if you eat too much candy. Dentophobia is the fear of dentists. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth or dental surgery. Pocrescophobia or Obesophobia is the fear of gaining weight or becoming obese.
Which eating disorder is characterized by an irrational fear of becoming overweight and engaging in extreme dieting even starvation to lose weight?
The only way a person can let go of fear is to face that fear. Example: If a person has a fear of elevators then they should take a deep breath; get into the elevator and go to the first floor and get off. Little by little they can go up more than the one floor. While is elevator car they can look around and see that there is an emergency button that can be…
Most of the time it's fear. FEAR of the unknown.... Just as President Bush used the FEAR of TERRORISM to go to war, one race perceives that "they" are the chosen one. Therefore, anyone else is beneath them. Then again, it depends on how you were raised; there are still plenty that were TAUGHT to HATE throughout each generation. A new-born baby does not know anything about RACISM - he is taught to be RACIST!
That one has not been assigned a name. here's a list of food-related for you- Acerophobia- Fear of sourness Alektorophobia- Fear of chicken Alliumphobia- Fear of garlic Bacillophobia- Fear of microbes Bacteriophobia- Fear of bacteria Botanophobia- Fear of plants Carnophobia- Fear of meat Cibophobia- Fear of food Consecotaleophobia- Fear of chopsticks Coprastasophobia- Fear of constipation Defecaloesiphobia- Fear of painful bowels movements Deipnophobia- Fear of dining or dinner conversations Dipsophobia- Fear of drinking Emetophoia- Fear of…