Definition of -mania in English:

-mania

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪnɪə/

combining form

  • 1Denoting a specified type of mental abnormality or obsession: kleptomania
  • 1.1Denoting extreme enthusiasm or admiration: Beatlemania

Derivatives

-maniac

combining form
In corresponding nouns.

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