arithmomania


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arithmomania

(əˌrɪθməˈmeɪnɪə)
n
an obsessive desire to count objects, or a fixation with numbers and calculations

arithmomania

1. an obsession with numbers.
2. a compulsion to count things.
See also: Numbers
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Arithmomania is the name psychiatrists give to a form of obsessive compulsive disorder that forces sufferers to count their actions or objects in their surroundings.