megalomanic


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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:
Adj.1.megalomanic - suffering from megalomaniamegalomanic - suffering from megalomania    
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
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