monomania

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noun mono·ma·nia \ˌmä-nə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Definition of monomania

  1. 1 :  mental illness especially when limited in expression to one idea or area of thought

  2. 2 :  excessive concentration on a single object or idea

monomaniac

play \-nē-ˌak\ noun or adjective

monomaniacal

play \-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\ adjective

monomaniacally

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of monomania

New Latin


First Known Use: 1815


Medical Dictionary

monomania

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noun mono·ma·nia \ˌmän-ə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

Medical Definition of monomania

  1. :  mental illness especially when limited in expression to one idea or area of thought


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