mysophobia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

mysophobia

[‚mī·sə′fō·bē·ə]
(psychology)
An abnormal fear of contamination or of dirt.
References in periodicals archive ?
In Mysophobia, 1992, the irrational fear of dirt or contamination is made more emphatic by the layering of the glossary definitions over a simulated black grease stain.