monoideism

noun
mono·​ide·​ism | \ -ˈīd-ē-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce monoideism (audio) \

Medical Definition of monoideism

: a state of prolonged absorption in a single idea (as in mental depression, trance, hypnosis) — compare polyideism

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“Monoideism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monoideism. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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