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Pentekontoctophobia (from the Greek word pentekonta, meaning "fifty", octo, "eight", and phobos, "fear") is fear of the number 58. This phobia is mainly suffered in Central and South America as according to their cultures, 58 is associated with misfortunes, bad luck and curses. Aztecs believe that stumbling upon the number 58 numerous times would cause tragedies or misfortune to occur to them. In tne Philippines, some people associate the number 58 with the Magindanao Massacre. Severe sufferers would avoid even seeing the number 58, let alone getting in room 58 or get on to the 58th floor in high-rise building, doing it would believe to get cursed.


Number phobias
Oudenophobia (fear of 0) · Henophobia (fear of 1) · Dyophobia (fear of 2) · Triskaphobia (fear of 3) · Tetraphobia (fear of 4) · Pentaphobia (fear of 5) · Hexaphobia (fear of 6) · Heptaphobia (fear of 7) · Octophobia (fear of 8) · Enneaphobia (fear of 9) · Decaphobia (fear of 10) · Hendecaphobia (fear of 11) · Dodecaphobia (fear of 12) · Triskaidekaphobia (fear of 13) · Hexadecaphobia (fear of 16) · Heptadecaphobia (fear of 17) · Octodecaphobia (fear of 18) · Enneadecaphobia (fear of 19) · Eikositriophobia (fear of 23) · Eikosihexaphobia (fear of 26) · Triakontenneaphobia (fear of 39) · Tessarakontadyophobia (fear of 42) · Tessarakontaheptaphobia (fear of 47) · Pentekontoctophobia (fear of 58) · Hexekontadyophobia (fear of 62) · Hexekontenneaphobia (fear of 69) · Hebdomekontahenophobia (fear of 71) · Ogdokontaheptaphobia (fear of 87) · Enenekontenneaphobia (fear of 99) · Hekatophobia (fear of 100) · Hekatohendecaphobia (fear of 111) · Hekatenenekontahenophobia (fear of 191) · Diakosioihekkaidekaphobia (fear of 216) · Diakosioipentekontaphobia (fear of 250) · Triakosioitriakontatriophobia (fear of 333) · Tetrakosioeikosiphobia (fear of 420) · Pentakosioipentekontahenophobia (fear of 551) · Hexakosioihekkaidekaphobia (fear of 616) · Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia (fear of 666) · Heftakosioitessarakontaheptaphobia (fear of 747) · Enniakosioihendecaphobia (fear of 911) · Enniakosioenenekontenneaphobia (fear of 999) · Tessarakontadyochilahexekontenneaphobia (fear of 42069) · Compustitusnumerophobia (fear of composite numbers) · Meganumerophobia (fear of large numbers) · Imparnumerophobia (fear of odd numbers) · Omalonumerophobia (fear of even numbers) · Piphobia (fear of pi) · Phiphobia (fear of the golden ratio) · Primonumerophobia (fear of prime numbers) · Paranumerophobia (fear of irrational numbers) · Neganumerophobia (fear of negative numbers)
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