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Fear of shame (branch of animotophobia). Aiskhunephobia

Fear of amazement (branch of animotophobia). Anapsychiphobia

Fear of anxiety (branch of animotophobia). Anchophobia

Fear of anger (branch of animotophobia). Angrophobia, Iraphobia

Fear of having or showing emotions. Animotophobia

Fear of worry (branch of animotophobia). Anisychiaphobia

Fear of disappointment (branch of animotophobia). Apogoitefsiphobia

Fear of joy (branch of animotophobia). Charaphobia

Fear of guilt (branch of animotophobia). Culpaphobia

Fear of surprise (branch of animotophobia). Ekplixiphobia

Fear of embarrassment (branch of animotophobia). Embarrassmentphobia

Fear of interest (branch of animotophobia). Endiaferonphobia

Fear of annoyance (branch of animotophobia). Enochlisiphobia

Fear of enthusiasm (branch of animotophobia). Enthousiasmophobia

Fear of desire (branch of animotophobia). Epithymiaphobia

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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.