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-mania

1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for -mania

-mania

combining form
1.
indicating extreme desire or pleasure of a specified kind or an abnormal excitement aroused by something: kleptomania, nymphomania, pyromania
Derived Forms
-maniac, combining_form:in_adjective, combining_form:in_noun:countable
Word Origin
from mania
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-mania in Medicine

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

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