Phobia of number 13 | Fear of number 13 is called Triskaidekaphobia
The feeling of fear towards the number thirteen is called Triskaidekaphobia. In this word Triskaidekaphobia, phobia meant fear. Tris meant three. Kai meant and. Deca meant ten. Thus the word Triskaidekaphobia is formed.
In this advanced modern period also, some people believe in superstitions. One of them is the number 13. Some people don’t do any work on the 13th of every month. In Formula One race cars, there won’t be any car with number 13. Similarly people hesitate to take hotel room with number 13. That’s why there won’t be any room with this number. After room number 12, management will name the next room as 12A. Next room will be numbered as 14.