One Word Substitution Series : Theme Based Vocabulary : Phobia, Philia and Mania – Fear, Love, Obsession

Vocabulary plays an important role in Indian government exams. One word substitution, Antonyms, Synonymy, Idioms and Phrases, these topics are generally asked in Indian Government Exams. The List of Indian Government Exams is Given below. Having a good vocabulary will help you to improve your language level and become a more confident speaker of English. Vocabulary plays a very important role in daily life as well so lately it is essential to learn vocabulary (One word substitution, Antonyms, Synonymy, Idioms and Phrases).

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Exams – Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC-CGL) , Combined Higher Secondary Level, 10+2 Examination (CHSL), Sub Inspector CPO (SI), Food Corporation of India (FCI) Examination, Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination etc.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Exams – IAS (Indian Administrative Services) or Civil Services Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA), Combined Defense Services Examination (CDS), Indian Forest Service (IAS), Indian Statistical Service Examination (ISS), Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, AFCAT etc.

Banking Sector Exams Conducted By Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), State Bank Of India (SBI), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Other Private Banks  – IBPS PO (Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee), IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Grade B, National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD), ICICI PO Exams, IBPS SO (Specialist Officers)/ IT Officer Exam, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Examination for Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB Exams) etc.

Theme Based Vocabulary : Phobia, Philia and Mania – Fear, Love, Obsession

Ablutomania – Obsession for washing and bathing

Accousticophobia – Fear of noise

Audiophilia – Love for loud sound

Achluophobia – Fear of darkness

Acrophobia – Fear of height

Aerophobia – Fear of wind/Air

Agoraphobia – Fear of open places

Androphobia – Fear of male/men

Gynaecophobia – Fear of female

Anthrophobia – Fear of flowers

Airthmophobia – Fear of mathematics

Anglophobia – Fear of English

Xenophobia – Fear of anything strange/foreign

Arachnophobia – Fear of spiders

Bibliomania – Obsession for books

Cacophobia – Fear of ugliness

Carcinophobia – Fear of cancer

Chromophobia – Fear of color

Claustrophobia – Fear of closed

Demophobia – Fear of people

Dipsomania – Excessive obsession for drinks

Enchlophobia – Fear of crowd

Gamomania – Obession to marry again and again

Haematophobia – Fear of blood

Helminthophobia – Fear of insects

Hippophobia – Fear of horses

Hydrophobia – Fear of water

Kinesophobia – Fear of speed

Kleptomania – Obsession to steal

Lalomania – Obsession to talk a lot

Logophobia – Fear of studies

Macromania – Obsession for huge things

Megalomania – Obsession for money name and fame

Metrophobia – Fear of motherhood

Microphobia – Fear of microscopic things

Monophobia – Fear of loneliness

Neophobia – Fear of changes

Noctiphobia – Fear of night

Ophidiophobia – Fear of snakes

Pathophobia – Fear of diseases

Pedophobia – Fear of child

Peniophobia – Fear of poverty/penury

Pharmacophobia – Fear of medicines

Photophilia – Love for light

Plutophilia – Love for money

Pyromania – Obsession to set things on fire

Sitophobia – Fear of food

Thermophobia – Fear of heat

Toxicophobia – Fear of poison

Zoophobia – Fear of animals


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