automysophobia
A fear of being dirty

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • automysophobia — Morbid dread of personal uncleanliness. [auto + G. mysos, dirt, + phobos, fear] * * * au·to·my·so·pho·bia (aw″to mi″so foґbe ə) [auto + mysophobia] irrational fear of being unclean or smelling bad …   Medical dictionary

  • automysophobia — fear of being dirty Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • automysophobia — noun a morbid fear of being dirty • Hypernyms: ↑simple phobia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phobia — An unreasonable sort of fear that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias are a relatively common type of anxiety disorder. For example, extreme fear of spiders is called arachnophobia, and fear of being outside is known as agoraphobia. Phobias… …   Medical dictionary

  • Phobias — This is a list that has been stewing on my hard drive for several years, defining 136 phobias, irrational or pathological fears of various things. The reason I ve resisted is that someone else has done a far more thorough job than I could ever do …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • simple phobia — noun any phobia (other than agoraphobia) associated with relatively simple well defined stimuli • Hypernyms: ↑phobia, ↑phobic disorder, ↑phobic neurosis • Hyponyms: ↑acrophobia, ↑algophobia, ↑aquaphobia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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