erotomania

noun
ero·​to·​ma·​nia | \ i-ˌrō-tə-ˈmā-nē-ə How to pronounce erotomania (audio) , -ˌrä- How to pronounce erotomania (audio) \

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 How to pronounce erotomaniac (audio) , -​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 How to pronounce erotomania (audio) , -ˌrät- How to pronounce erotomania (audio) \

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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