molysomophobia

A fear of contamination

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Mysophobia — is a term used to describe a pathological fear of contamination and germs. Someone who has such a fear is referred to as a mysophobe. The term was introduced by Dr. William Alexander Hammond in 1879 when describing a case of obsessive compulsive… …   Wikipedia

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