from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormal fear of dirt or contamination.
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- n. An abnormal fear of dirt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A morbid fear of contamination, as of soiling one's hands by touching anything.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a morbid fear of dirt or contamination
Your mysophobia is in overdrive - if you 'hover' at home I would think that would just be inviting more germs rather than sitting and giving yourself a little bit of a seal.
The syndrome, called mysophobia, caused her to be left out when …
E.G. Marshall plays Upson Pratt, a rich and ruthless businessman who lives his life sealed in his apartment, where he balances his time between perpetuating his corporate greed and battling his crippling mysophobia – a pathological fear of dirt, germs and contamination.
I actually think it is Emma Pillsbury, the school's guidance counselor who suffers from an extreme case of mysophobia, a pathological fear of dirt and germs.
But Glee took a factory-made formula (ragtag outsiders band together through the miracles of music and infectious enthusiasm) and added self-awareness, wit, ribaldry and mysophobia (fear of germs).
Or, you could just represent my mysophobia-erotica novel.
I had to look up mysophobia but it turned out to be germane.
Sufferers of mysophobia and other types of germ phobias can rest easier using our phone condoms.
The victim of mysophobia will wash the hands after touching any object, and will, so far as possible, avoid touching objects which he thinks may possibly convey infection.
For many people, kissing a dog or cat may be less of a safety issue and more of a mysophobia issue, or fear of germs.