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 (mĕg′ə-lō-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə)
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.
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Adj.1.megalomaniacal - suffering from megalomaniamegalomaniacal - suffering from megalomania    
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
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We look on in horror as capitalism - now that his brother, socialism, has been declared dead - rages unimpeded, megalomaniacally replaying the errors of the supposedly extinct brother.
Fox megalomaniacally claimed Nayler's beliefs as solely his own, and Ingle expertly balances Fox's pleas for individual sovereignty with his often egregious self-aggrandizement and compromises with established powers in order to maintain hegemony over others.
The bad news involves Francis Coppola, the third contributor to the film, whose segment is so thoroughly, megalomaniacally bad that it becomes, in a perverse way, the mustsee part of this anthology.