Colorado’s Biggest Fear By Far is Trypophobia – Know What That is?

Oct 19, 2023, 3:41 PM

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If you ever watched me play golf you’d swear that my biggest fear was Trypophobia, or the fear of holes, but all joking aside, according to a new report it is Colorado’s biggest fear and it’s not even close! 

As Halloween approaches, the team at dug up data that reveals what residents in Colorado are most afraid of the most. 

According to the new report, Trypophobia is the most Googled phobia in the state with residents searching the fear of holes over 145,000 times.

Here are the rest of the fears we’re searching for… 



Searches in the last 12 months


Trypophobia:  fear of clustered patterns of irregular holes



Thalassophobia:  fear of the ocean



Claustrophobia:  fear of closed spaces



Emetophobia:  fear of vomiting



Acrophobia:  fear of heights



Arachnophobia:  fear of spiders



Scopophobia:  fear of being stared at



Megalophobia:  fear of large objects



Coulrophobia:  fear of clowns



Trypanophobia:  fear of needles



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