nostomania


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nostomania

(ˌnɒstəʊˈmeɪnɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry a form of insanity due to extreme homesickness; a manic desire to return home

nostomania

an abnormal homesickness or nostalgia.
See also: Homesickness
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Hofer also proposes 'nostomania' and 'philopatridomania' as alternatives to his favoured term, while a 1710 revision of the Dissertatio replaced 'nostalgia' with a third option, 'pothopatridalgia'.