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graphomania

noun

a passion or urge to write; also called scribomania

See scribomania

Word Origin

Greek grapho 'to write'

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  • The graphomania is not without its absurdities and disadvantages, but it is the chief support of different tradesmen.

    Old and New Paris, v. 1 Henry Sutherland Edwards
Word Origin and History for graphomania
n.

"morbid desire for writing," 1840; see -graphy + mania. Related: Graphomaniac (1827).

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