n (plural -nias)
- 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Psychology/Psicología] manía (feminine)More example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (obsession) manía (f), obsesión (f) they have a mania for secrecy tienen la manía or obsesión de querer mantener todo en secreto
More example sentences
- When these types break down they tend to develop either hysteria or mania.
- In two striking chapters he describes an episode of acute mania and how his manic depression affects his life.
- And so what you're indicating there is that there are degrees of mania when it comes to manic depression.
- Like fashion and distinct from both fads and crazes, manias tend to develop by spreading downward through the social strata.
- Whether it is a mania for the latest hot rock star singer, or a mania to buy a financial asset, manias have truly exerted their influence for centuries.
- There will be gold rushes, booms, and manias aplenty in our future.
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