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manic

adjective man·ic \ˈma-nik\

: having or relating to a mental illness that causes someone to become very excited or emotional

: very excited, energetic, or emotional

Full Definition of MANIC

:  affected with, relating to, characterized by, or resulting from mania
manic noun
man·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of MANIC

  1. a manic sense of humor

First Known Use of MANIC

circa 1824

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

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