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ma·ni·a

 (mā′nē-ə, mān′yə)
n.
1. An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire: a mania for neatness; a dance mania.
2. Psychiatry An abnormal psychological state characterized by symptoms such as elation, high energy and activity level, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech, typically occurring in people with bipolar disorder.

[Middle English, madness, from Late Latin, from Greek maniā; see men- in Indo-European roots.]
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mania

(ˈmeɪnɪə)
n
1. (Psychiatry) a mental disorder characterized by great excitement and occasionally violent behaviour. See also manic-depressive
2. an obsessional enthusiasm or partiality: a mania for mushrooms.
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek: madness]
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ma•ni•a

(ˈmeɪ ni ə, ˈmeɪn yə)

n., pl. -ni•as.
1. excessive excitement or enthusiasm.
2. a pathological state characterized by euphoric mood, excessive activity or talkativeness, impaired judgment, and sometimes psychotic symptoms.
[1350–1400; < Latin < Greek manía madness]

-mania

a combining form of mania (megalomania); extended to mean “enthusiasm, often of an extreme and transient nature,” for that specified by the initial element (bibliomania).
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mania

- Based on a Greek word meaning "madness," ultimately from an Indo-European root for "mind."
See also related terms for madness.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mania

1. a type of manie-depressive psychosis, exemplified by rapidly chang-ing ideas, extremes of emotion, and physical overactivity.
2. any violent or abnormal behavior. — maniac, n.maniacal, adj.
See also: Manias
a manifestation of intense enthusiasm for something; craze or fad, as musicomania.
See also: Fads
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mania - an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
irrational motive - a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic
agromania - an intense desire to be alone or out in the open
dipsomania, potomania, alcoholism - an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
egomania - an intense and irresistible love for yourself and concern for your own needs
kleptomania - an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive
logomania, logorrhea - pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
monomania, possession - a mania restricted to one thing or idea
necromania, necrophilism - an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies
phaneromania - an irresistible desire to pick at superficial body parts (as in obsessive nail-biting)
pyromania - an uncontrollable desire to set fire to things
trichotillomania - an irresistible urge to pull out your own hair
2.mania - a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently
affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
delirium, frenzy, hysteria, craze, fury - state of violent mental agitation
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

mania

noun
1. obsession, passion, thing (informal), desire, rage, enthusiasm, craving, preoccupation, craze, fad (informal), fetish, fixation, partiality They had a mania for travelling.
2. madness, disorder, frenzy, insanity, dementia, aberration, lunacy, delirium, craziness, derangement the treatment of mania

Types of mania

ablutomaniawashing agoramaniaopen spaces ailuromaniacats andromaniamen AnglomaniaEngland anthomaniaflowers apimaniabees arithmomaniacounting automaniasolitude autophonomaniasuicide balletomaniaballet ballistomaniabullets bibliomaniabooks chionomaniasnow choreomaniadancing chrematomaniamoney cremnomaniacliffs cynomaniadogs dipsomaniaalcohol doramaniafur dromomaniatravelling egomaniayour self eleuthromaniafreedom entheomaniareligion entomomaniainsects ergasiomaniawork eroticomaniaerotica erotomaniasex florimaniaplants gamomaniamarriage graphomaniawriting gymnomanianakedness gynomaniawomen hamartiomaniasin hedonomaniapleasure heliomaniasun hippomaniahorses homicidomaniamurder hydromaniawater hylomaniawoods hypnomaniasleep ichthyomaniafish iconomaniaicons kinesomaniamovement kleptomaniastealing logomaniatalking macromaniabecoming larger megalomaniayour own importance melomaniamusic mentulomaniapenises micromaniabecoming smaller monomaniaone thing musicomaniamusic musomaniamice mythomanialies necromaniadeath noctimanianight nudomanianudity nymphomaniasex ochlomaniacrowds oikomaniahome oinomaniawine ophidiomaniareptiles orchidomaniatesticles ornithomaniabirds phagomaniaeating pharmacomaniamedicines phonomanianoise photomanialight plutomaniagreat wealth potomaniadrinking pyromaniafire scribomaniawriting siderodromomaniarailway travel sitomaniafood sophomaniayour own wisdom thalassomaniathe sea thanatomaniadeath theatromaniatheatre timbromaniastamps trichomaniahair verbomaniawords xenomaniaforeigners zoomaniaanimals
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mania

noun
1. A subject or activity that inspires lively interest:
2. An irrational preoccupation:
Informal: thing.
3. Psychiatry. Serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely:
Psychology: aberration, alienation.
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Translations
مَرَض الجُنونهَوَسهَوَس، مَيْل مُفْرِط
mánie
mani
mania
manija
mániatéboly
-æîi, -dellaoflæti, manía
・・・熱
광적인 열중
maniakasmaniakinisnenormalus potraukisnepaprastai aktyvus
aizraušanāsapsēstībamānija
mani
ความคลั่งไคล้
aşırı düşkünlükçılgınlıkcinnetmani
sự đam mê

mania

[ˈmeɪnɪə] Nmanía f
to have a mania for (doing) sthtener la manía de hacer algo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mania

[ˈmeɪniə] n
(= passion) → passion f
a mania for sth → une passion pour qch
the Beatle mania of the 60s → la Beatlemania des années 60
(= mental illness) → manie f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mania

n
(= madness)Manie f; persecution maniaVerfolgungswahn m
(inf: = enthusiasm) → Manie f, → Tick m (inf), → Fimmel m (inf); this mania for nationalizationdiese Verstaatlichungsmanie; Gazza maniaGazza-Manie f, → Gazza-Rummel m; this current mania for the 1920’sdie derzeitige Manie für die 20er Jahre; he has a mania for collecting old matchboxeser hat den Tick or Fimmel, alte Streichholzschachteln zu sammeln (inf); he has a mania for collecting thingser hat einen Sammeltick (inf)or -fimmel (inf); mania for cleanlinessSauberkeitstick m (inf), → Reinlichkeitsfimmel m (inf); tennis has become a mania with himTennis ist bei ihm zur Manie geworden
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mania

[ˈmeɪnɪə] nmania
to have a mania for (doing) sth → avere la mania di (fare) qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mania

(ˈmeiniə) noun
1. a form of mental illness in which the sufferer is over-active, over-excited, and unreasonably happy.
2. an unreasonable enthusiasm for something. He has a mania for fast cars.
ˈmaniac (-ӕk) noun
an insane (and dangerous) person; a madman. He drives like a maniac.
manic (ˈmӕnik) adjective
1. of, or suffering from, mania. She's in a manic state.
2. extremely energetic, active and excited. The new manager is one of those manic people who can't rest even for a minute.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

mania

هَوَس mánie mani Manie μανία manía mania manie manija mania ・・・熱 광적인 열중 manie mani obłęd mania мания mani ความคลั่งไคล้ çılgınlık sự đam mê 颠狂
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

ma·ni·a

n. manía, trastorno emocional caracterizado por excitación excesiva, ansiedad y altas y bajas de espíritu.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mania

n manía
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