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An abnormal fear of dirt or contamination.
[Greek musos, uncleanness + -phobia.]
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(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
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