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Related to mysophobic: mysophobia, Germophobic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mysophobic - suffering from mysophobia; abnormally afraid of dirt or contamination
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"
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The characters of the children have been given depth, while Bill (Jaeden Lieberher) has an unyielding stutter, Eddie (Jack Dylan Grazer) has an over-protective mother who gives him placebos, Ben (Jeremy Ray Taylor) is fat, Richie (Finn Wolfhard) has a mouth that gets him in trouble, and in a small town, being Jewish and black make mysophobic Stan (Wyatt Oleff) and Mike (Chosen Jacobs) outcasts.
Though the sketchy narrative is reductive, star Karin Viard ("Potiche," "Polisse") brings some much-needed humanity and nuance to her mysophobic character.
The pathology of the social disease known as nationalism has for long been under examination by mysophobic liberal social scientists.