onomatomania


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onomatomania

a preoccupation with words or names.
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Noun1.onomatomania - obsession with a particular word which the person uses repeatedly or which intrudes into consciousness
obsession, compulsion - an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will; "her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly"
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on·o·mat·o·ma·ni·a

n. onomatomanía, repetición obsesiva de palabras.
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"I sincerely hope that you enjoy reading it, and that it saves you both from mulligrubs, depression of spirits, and onomatomania, vexation in having difficulty finding the right word."