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mania

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Synonyms and Antonyms of mania

  1. 1 a serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life that form of mania often manifests itself in excessive and often incoherent talkativeness Synonyms aberration, dementia, derangement, lunacy, madness, insanity, rage [archaic]Related Words neurosis, psychosis; instability, irrationality, unreasonableness; delirium, frenzy, hysteria; hallucinosis, hypomania, paranoia, schizophrenia; senile dementia; delusion, hallucination; monomania, obsession, phobia; abnormality, dementedness, unsoundnessNear Antonyms lucidity, rationality, rationalness, reasonability, reasonableness; normality, soundnessAntonyms mind, saneness, sanity

  2. 2 something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned his wife was baffled and amused by his mania for old comic books Synonyms fetish (also fetich), idée fixe, fixation, obsession, preoccupation, prepossessionRelated Words monomania; complex, hang-up, problem, trip; appetite, cacoëthes, compulsion, craving, desire, drive, enthusiasm, fascination, hankering, hunger, infatuation, itch, longing, lust, passion, pining, thirst, urge, yearning, yen; idiosyncrasy, quirk; bent, disposition, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendencyNear Antonyms apathy, disinterestedness, disregard, indifference, insouciance, nonchalance, unconcern, unconcernedness


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