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Fear of easiness. Efkolophobia

Fear of luck. Eutychemaphobia

Fear of cold. Frigophobia

Fear of the future. Futurephobia

Fear of nudity. Gymnophobia, Nudaphobia

Fear of history. Historophobia

Fear of health and hygiene. Hygeiophobia

Fear of tanglement. Implexaphobia

Fear of anything that's out of sight. Inadspectusremphobia

Fear of cuteness. Keyaiphobia

Fear of wrongness. Lathophobia

Fear of being skinny. Leptophobia

Fear of aesthetic coolness. Lihaiphobia

Fear of soft objects. Mollephobia

Fear of stupidity. Morophobia

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Psychology term of the day

May 15th 2021


Mysophobia, also known as verminophobia, germophobia, germaphobia, bacillophobia and bacteriophobia, is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. The term was coined by William A. Hammond in 1879 when describing a case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) exhibited in repeatedly washing one's hands.