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1. mania

noun. ['ˈmeɪniːə'] an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.

Synonyms

  • phaneromania
  • pyromania
  • dipsomania
  • passion
  • necrophilism
  • agromania
  • monomania
  • egomania
  • necrophilia
  • irrational motive
  • trichotillomania
  • possession
  • potomania
  • cacoethes
  • alcoholism
  • necromania
  • logomania
  • kleptomania

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • mania (Latin)
  • μανία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Mania

  • transylvania
  • ruritania
  • mauritania
  • lusitania
  • lithuania
  • tanzania
  • sylvania
  • pomerania
  • compania
  • albania
  • zenia

How do you pronounce mania?

Pronounce mania as ˈmeɪniə.

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Sentences with mania


1. Noun, singular or mass
The supplement may also exacerbate mania in bipolar disease.

2. Proper noun, singular
Kellogg's executives took notice of the mania Day's recipe created among both children and price-conscious mothers.

2. mania

noun. ['ˈmeɪniːə'] a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently.

Synonyms

  • fury
  • emotional disorder
  • delirium
  • major affective disorder
  • affective disorder
  • manic disorder
  • hysteria
  • frenzy
  • craze

Etymology

  • mania (Latin)
  • μανία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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