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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.
References in classic literature ?
In my opinion he's just a homicidal megalomaniac with a turn for science.
As Deadpool, he fights villains and megalomaniacs on the big screen.
The Beautiful Day singer added: "It's not an accident they got there and the worst kind of megalomaniacs are the ones that won't admit it.
This is a delusion of some megalomaniacs who live in a world of their own.
In the same speech he praised the need for phase 1 of HS2 to be built between London and (near) Birmingham; a toy not just for 'rich men' but for true megalomaniacs, perhaps?
And like all megalomaniacs, the vile warlord was obsessed with his own image.
He should, however, be careful about suggesting extending it to the other Continents including Australia and New Zealand or he might put ideas into the heads of the megalomaniacs in Brussels.
The contents certainly did not disappoint: no starving picanninies (black children) being restored to health and vigour by solicitous aid workers, no shamelessly grinning Nigerian email fraudsters posing in front of their new BMW SUVs, and, best of all, no strutting megalomaniacs of the sort once described as a "unique miracle" in Africa,
At a time when all decent and right-minded people need to be standing up to the injustices of the megalomaniacs that rule us the BNP aims to sow division and mistrust on the basis of colour and religion.
And the megalomaniacs we have put in power in Westminster who are looking for a 10 per cent rise should remember they are not indispensable.