mysophilia etymology

English word mysophilia comes from English -philia, English myso- (Dirt, filth.)

Detailed word origin of mysophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
myso- English (eng) Dirt, filth.
mysophilia English (eng) A sexual dependency on something soiled or filthy, usually a kind of undergarment after use.

Words with the same origin as mysophilia

Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia
Descendants of myso-
mysophile mysophobe mysophobia