hypermania

noun hy·per·ma·nia \ ˌhī-pər-ˈmā-nē-ə , -nyə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hypermania

plural hypermanias
: a heightened level of psychological mania
  • … has been diagnosed with conditions that include borderline personality disorder, hypermania and schizophrenia.
  • —Rob Johnson

hypermanic

play \ˌhī-pər-ˈma-nik\ adjective
    • It was like listening to directions from some hypermanic yokel: by the end of the third paragraph you just want to ask whether it's right or left at the end of the street.
    • —Martin Amis

First Known Use of hypermania

1888


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