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(psychiatry) Suffering from mania; the state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.
Greek manikos mad from maniā madness mania
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
mania +"Ž -ic; Ancient Greek μανικός (manikos).
I had many manic daydreams of being a teacher who had numerous friends.
The music is a bit disjointed and becomes ever more manic toward the end.
Manic depression requires the development of a long-term treatment program.
Manic depression is characterized by severe high and low moods.
Lithium-A medication prescribed to treat the manic (excited) phases of bipolar disorder.
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