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Amathophobia is the fear of dust.
Amathophobia is the fear of dust. The origin of the word amatho is Greek (meaning sand or dust) and phobia is Greek (meaning fear). Amathophobia is considered to be a specific phobia, which is discussed on the home page. People who have Amathophobia tend to also fear germs and keep their surrounding very clean. Amathophobia is also related to Spermatophobia (fear of germs) and Mysophobia and Misophobia (fear of dirt or germs or being contaminated with dirt or germs).