mysophobic

mysophobia

[mahy-suh-foh-bee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
a dread of dirt or filth.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to myso- (< Greek mýs(os) filth) + -o- + -phobia -phobia

mysophobic, adjective
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mysophobia my·so·pho·bi·a (mī'sə-fō'bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of dirt or contamination.

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