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kleptomania

noun klep·to·ma·nia \ˌklep-tə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

: a mental illness in which you have a strong desire to steal things

Full Definition of KLEPTOMANIA

:  a persistent neurotic impulse to steal especially without economic motive

Origin of KLEPTOMANIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1830

kleptomania

noun klep·to·ma·nia \ˌklep-tə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KLEPTOMANIA

:  a persistent neurotic impulse to steal especially without economic motive

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