megalomaniac


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meg·a·lo·ma·ni·a

 (mĕg′ə-lō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
n.
1. A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
2. An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.

meg′a·lo·ma′ni·ac′ n.
meg′a·lo·ma·ni′a·cal (-mə-nī′ə-kəl), meg′a·lo·man′ic (-măn′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megalomaniac - a pathological egotistmegalomaniac - a pathological egotist    
egoist, egotist, swellhead - a conceited and self-centered person
Translations
مُصاب بِجُنون العَظَمَه
-kamegaloman
der lider af storhedsvanvidperson
megalomániás
mikilmennskubrjálæîingur
megalomanmegalomanský
büyüklük hastası

megalomaniac

[ˈmegələʊˈmeɪnɪæk] Nmegalómano/a m/f

megalomaniac

[ˌmɛgələʊˈmeɪniæk] nmégalomane mf

megalomaniac

nGrößenwahnsinnige(r) mf; he’s a megalomaniacer leidet an Größenwahn, er ist größenwahnsinnig
adj person, ambitiongrößenwahnsinnig; (Psych) delusionsmegaloman(isch); megalomaniac frenzyAnfall mvon Megalomanie or Größenwahn

megalomaniac

[ˌmɛgələʊˈmeɪnɪæk] nmegalomane m/f

megalomania

(megələˈmeiniə) noun
the idea, usually false, that one is great or powerful, combined with a passion for more greatness or power.
ˌmegaloˈmaniac (-ӕk) adjective, noun
(of) a person having megalomania. That country is in the power of a dangerous megalomaniac.
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