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''' Ablutophobia''' (from Latin ablutere 'to wash off") is the persistent, abnormal and unwarranted [[fear]] of [[bathing]], [[washing]], or [[cleaning]]. This [[phobia] is a [[situational phobia]]. Ablutophobia tends to be more common in children and women than in men.
 
''' Ablutophobia''' (from Latin ablutere 'to wash off") is the persistent, abnormal and unwarranted [[fear]] of [[bathing]], [[washing]], or [[cleaning]]. This [[phobia] is a [[situational phobia]]. Ablutophobia tends to be more common in children and women than in men.
   
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==See also==
 
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*[[Ablutomania]] - incessant washing
 
*[[Activities of daily living]]
 
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* [http://www.phobiasblog.com/a/ablutophobia/ Ablutophobia] - PhobiasBlog.com
 
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Ablutophobia (from Latin ablutere 'to wash off") is the persistent, abnormal and unwarranted fear of bathing, washing, or cleaning. This [[phobia] is a situational phobia. Ablutophobia tends to be more common in children and women than in men.

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