Are you one of the many people who hate the word moist? Why do you think that there is so much dislike for this particular word?
Researchers tried to find out why people hate that particular word so much (20% of the population really hates it) when they don't mind words that sound similar to moist like "rejoiced."
However they also hated phlegm and vomit. Gross.
The following video details why you actually hate that words and it's mostly because it's associated with gross bodily functions.