erotomania

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

Definition of erotomania

  1. 1 :  excessive sexual desire

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

erotomaniac

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

Origin and Etymology of erotomania

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

erotomania

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

Medical Definition of erotomania

  1. 1:  excessive sexual desire

  2. 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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