hypomania

hypomania

[hahy-puh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh]
noun Psychiatry.
a mania of low intensity.

Origin:
1880–85; hypo- + -mania

hypomanic [hahy-puh-man-ik] , adjective, noun
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hypomania (ˌhaɪpəʊˈmeɪnɪə)
 
n
psychiatry an abnormal condition of extreme excitement, milder than mania but characterized by great optimism and overactivity and often by reckless spending of money
 
hypomanic
 
adj

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hypomania hy·po·ma·ni·a (hī'pə-mā'nē-ə, -mān'yə)
n.
A mild form of mania, characterized by hyperactivity and euphoria.

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