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Fear of lowercase letters. Lowcayphobia

Fear of M (branch of grammaphobia). Muphobia

Fear of N (branch of grammaphobia). Nuphobia

Fear of O (branch of grammaphobia). Omicronphobia

Fear of P (branch of grammaphobia). Pipophobia

Fear of Q (branch of grammaphobia). Qoppaphobia, Koppaphobia

Fear of R (branch of grammaphobia). Rhophobia

Fear of S (branch of grammaphobia). Sigmaphobia

Fear of T (branch of grammaphobia). Tauphobia

Fear of U (branch of grammaphobia). Upsilonphobia

Fear of V (branch of grammaphobia). Victophobia

Fear of W (branch of grammaphobia). Wauphobia

Fear of X (branch of grammaphobia). xinoaphobia

Fear of Y (branch of grammaphobia). Yotaphobia

Fear of Z (branch of grammaphobia). Zetaphobia

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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.