Complete Definition of "mania"

English

Etymology
From L. #Latin|mania, from Gr. μανία (mania) "madness".

Pronunciation
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Hyphenation: ma·nia
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪnɪÉ|-eɪnɪÉ

Noun
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en-noun

  1. Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity.
  2. Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; fanaticism

Related terms
batmania
manic
maniac
megalomania

Category:Greek derivations


Italian

Noun
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  1. #English|mania
  2. habit (if strange)

Related terms
maniacale
maniaco
manicomio

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