mysophobia

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my·so·pho·bi·a

 (mī′sō-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of dirt or contamination.

[Greek musos, uncleanness + -phobia.]
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mysophobia

(ˌmaɪsəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) a pathological fear of dirt or contamination
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misophobia, musophobia, mysophobia

an abnormal fear of dirt, especially of being contaminated by dirt.
See also: Dirt
an abnormal fear or dislike of dirt.
See also: Cleanliness
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mysophobia - a morbid fear of dirt or contamination
simple phobia - any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well-defined stimuli
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