automania

noun
au·​to·​ma·​nia | \ -ə¦mā- -nēə \

Definition of automania

: undue dependence on or concern with having an automobile especially for recreation

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First Known Use of automania

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for automania

auto- entry 2 + mania

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The first known use of automania was in 1904

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“Automania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/automania. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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