Monomania definition

mŏnə-mānē-ə, -mānyə
Pathological obsession with one idea or subject.
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Intent concentration on or exaggerated enthusiasm for a single subject or idea.
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An excessive interest in or enthusiasm for some one thing; craze.
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A mental disorder characterized by irrational preoccupation with one subject.
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Pathological obsession with one idea or subject.
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Intent concentration on or exaggerated enthusiasm for a single subject or idea.
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It was apparent to all but himself that what was once idle curiosity had become a monomania.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
monomania
Plural:
monomanias

Origin of monomania

  • Formed in English as mono- +"Ž mania;

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  • From the Modern Latin monomania.

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  • From the French monomanie; or,

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