Creepy dolls. Is this two-word phrase enough to instill a sense of terror in you? When you go to Target, do you run through the toy aisle averting your eyes? Then you might have pediophobia, the fear of dolls. Test your strength and find out for sure by perusing this collection of creepy dolls, if you dare. Warning: Some images may be triggering.
The word “pediophobia” comes from the Greek words “paidion”, which means “little child”, and “phobos”, which means “dread”. As such, many sufferers of pediophobia also fear actual children.