7. Automatonophobia – Fear of a Ventriloquist’s Dummy
This particular phobia is somewhat similar kind of phobia as pediophobia, where the person having the fear is afraid of dolls. Here the person is specifically affair of Ventriloquist’s Dummy. The idea of Ventriloquist’s Dummy itself is creepy, why would someone want to carry a doll everywhere and make it talk. This fear is most probably built up in childhood that stays like forever. People having automatonophobia do have some solid reason to creep out of Ventriloquist’s Dummy because they do look creepy if you focus.