mysophobia

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mysophobia

[‚mī·sə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of contamination or of dirt.
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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.
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.