hypermania

noun
hy·​per·​ma·​nia | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈmā-nē-ə How to pronounce hypermania (audio) , -nyə \
plural hypermanias

Definition of hypermania

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

Other Words from hypermania

hypermanic \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˈma-​nik How to pronounce hypermanic (audio) \ 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypermania.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypermania. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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