My brother hates the sound of eating, chewing, slurping, swallowing etc.
I am looking for either:
- The name of the condition or
- A word to describe the type of person who behaves like this
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What is it called when someone doesn't like the sound of other people eating?
A condition in which a person is hypersensitive to eating noises can be called misophonia:
Hate the Sound of People Chewing? You Might Have Misophonia
Misophonia — a term coined by researchers studying ear ringing in the early 2000s — means “hatred of sound,” but it generally refers to a hatred of specifically human sounds. These are often related to eating (like lip smacking or chewing) or related to repetitive sounds like breathing or pen-clicking.