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mythomania

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noun mytho·ma·nia \ˌmi-thə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of mythomania

  1. :  an excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating

mytho·ma·ni·ac play \-nē-ˌak\ noun or adjective


Origin of mythomania

New Latin, from Greek mythos + Late Latin mania mania


First Known Use: circa 1909


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mythomania

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noun mytho·ma·nia \ˌmith-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Medical Definition of mythomania

  1. :  an excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating




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