Cenosillicaphobia: Fear of an empty glass

The word “cenotaph,” which means “empty tomb.” and “sillica” meaning glass combine together to create Cenosillicaphobia: a fear of an empty glass. It’s pronounced “Sen-oh-sill-ik- a-foh-bee-a”.


By Hannah Jones

Hannah is a Manchester based writer who has spent many years studying and working in the field of journalism and psychology. Hannah enjoys swimming, meditation and dog walking. Her favourite quote is, 'If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you.'