mysophobia

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mysophobia

[‚mī·sə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of contamination or of dirt.
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UNCLE SADDAM features an up-close-and-personal account of the life of one of the world's most maniacal dictators, Saddam Hussein, including his strange practices and erratic behavior -- an obsessive-compulsive germaphobe whose idea of a relaxing fishing expedition involves powerful explosives and his servants, rather than the traditional hook, line and sinker.
Mark Sklansky, a self-described germaphobe, can't stop thinking about how quickly those little microbes can spread.
The challenge fit the project, considering the road-trip dramedy--a loose remake of the German award winner "Vincent Wants to Sea"--follows a young man with Tourette's (Robert Sheehan) who breaks out of a treatment facility with a rebellious anorexic-bulimic (Zoe Kravitz) and an OCD germaphobe (Dev Patel).
She is a germaphobe with a Nuclear Medicine background and holds a MBA in Strategy and Marketing.
We couldn't figure out if Madonna prefers specific wine, or is a total germaphobe," the New York Post quoted the source as saying.
You could just as easily think of a reclusive germaphobe like Howard Hughes,'' Depp says, adding that Jacko never crossed his mind.
UNCLE SADDAM features the strange practices and erratic behavior of one of the world's most fanatical despots -- an obsessive-compulsive germaphobe whose idea of a relaxing fishing expedition involves powerful explosives and his servants, rather than the traditional hook, line and sinker.
11 percent admit they are a germaphobe - someone who is obsessed with cleanliness and has a fear of germs or unsanitary surfaces
Enter germaphobe Morrison (Harold), who sits in his car all day, unwilling to sally forth into the microbe-crawling streets, jotting down notes for what's presumably the sequel to his first book, the fittingly titled "Notes From a Vehicle.
I'm also very much of a germaphobe, by the way 6 believe me.