erotomania

noun
ero·to·ma·nia | \i-ˌrō-tə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -ˌrä- \

Definition of erotomania 

1 : excessive sexual desire

2 : a psychological disorder marked by the delusional belief that one is the object of another person's love or sexual desire

Other Words from erotomania

erotomaniac \i-ˌrō-tə-ˈmā-nē-ˌak, -ˌrä- \ noun

First Known Use of erotomania

1877, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for erotomania

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erotomania

noun
ero·to·ma·nia | \i-ˌrōt-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -ˌrät- \

Medical Definition of erotomania 

1 : excessive sexual desire

2 : a psychological disorder marked by the delusional belief that one is the object of another person's love or sexual desire

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