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pyromania

Syllabification: py·ro·ma·ni·a
Pronunciation: /ˌpīrōˈmānēə
 
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Definition of pyromania in English:

noun

An obsessive desire to set fire to things.
Example sentences
  • The main way the IP speaks out to the community at large in Winnipeg is through arson and pyromania.
  • We could be identical twins and people would be mistaking me as the perpetrator of your pyromania.
  • ‘I was a math/chemistry/physics nut as a kid - chemistry kits, pyromania, the whole bit,’ said Dwyer.

Derivatives

pyromanic

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈmanik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • David began to back up, torn against leaving Jack alone with a pyromanic arsonist.
  • I want to comment briefly on Lindsay Tisch's statement, which was almost pyromanic in its content, in relation to rural fire engines.

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