Origin of erotomaniaModL: see erotogenic and -mania
- Excessive sexual desire.
- Psychiatry A delusional, romantic preoccupation with another person, often a public figure.
Origin of erotomaniaGreek erōtomaniā erōs erōt- sexual love -maniā -mania
(usually uncountable, plural erotomanias)
From Ancient Greek ἐρωτικός (erōtikos, “related to love”), which is from ἔρως (erōs, “passionate or sexual love”); eroto- + -mania.