-mania

-mania

a combining form of mania (megalomania ); extended to mean “enthusiasm, often of an extreme and transient nature,” for that specified by the initial element (bibliomania ).
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-mania
 
n combining form
indicating extreme desire or pleasure of a specified kind or an abnormal excitement aroused by something: kleptomania; nymphomania; pyromania
 
[from mania]
 
-maniac
 
adj combining form, —n combining form

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-mania suff.
An abnormal compulsion or an extreme love for: pyromania.

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