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Fear of hot weather (branch of meteophobia). Aestophobia

Fear of thunder and lightning (branch of meteophobia). Astraphobia

Fear of cold weather (branch of meteophobia). Frigoriphobia

Fear of hail (branch of meteophobia & tempestaphobia). Grandophobia

Fear of humidity (branch of meteophobia). Humidophobia

Fear of weather. Meteophobia

Fear of fog or clouds (branch of meteophobia). Nebulophobia

Fear of freezing rain (branch of meteophoia & ombrophobia). Pluvifrigophobia

Fear of fair weather (branch of meteophobia). Serenophobia

Fear of storms (branch of meteophobia). Tempestaphobia

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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.