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Fear of lists. Albumistaphobia

Fear of abbreviations. Abbreviatophobia

Fear of the Alphabet. Alphabeticalphobia

Fear of complicated words (branch of hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia). Cliahiyuataphobia

Fear of opinions. doxphobia

Fear of long or complicated words (branch of logophobia). Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia

Fear of bad news. kakosphobia

Fear of dictionary. Lexicophobia

Fear of short words (branch of logophobia). Mycrologophobia

Fear of new words (branch of logophobia). Neologistophobia

Fear of pangrams (branch of alphabeticalphobia and sentencephobia). Pangramiphobia

Fear of phobia lists (branch of logophobia and Albumistaphboia). Phopinaciphobia

Fear of sentences (branch of logophobia). Sentencephobia

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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.