mysophobia


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to mysophobia

a morbid fear of dirt or contamination

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
It is unclear how many people are affected by mysophobia, but the fear can sometimes lead to obsessive compulsive disorders that cause people to wash their hands incessantly or spend hours cleaning, according to WebMD.
After her birth, posh Cinderella refused to join her brothers and sisters as they splashed in the muck because she suffers from mysophobia - a fear of dirt.
The posh porker has become a sty-le icon after she was reckoned to have mysophobia.
Germaphobia, known in medical circles as mysophobia, is an abnormal fear of dirt and germs and is associated with OCD.
Pop singer Michael Jackson appears to have mysophobia, a fear of germs - this would explain his regular wearing of a surgical mask in public.