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mythomania

[mith-uh-mey-nee-uh] /ˌmɪθ əˈmeɪ ni ə/
noun, Psychiatry.
1.
lying or exaggerating to an abnormal degree.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; mytho- + -mania
Related forms
mythomaniac
[mith-uh-mey-nee-ak] /ˌmɪθ əˈmeɪ niˌæk/ (Show IPA),
noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mythomaniac

mythomania

/ˌmɪθəʊˈmeɪnɪə/
noun
1.
(psychiatry) the tendency to lie, exaggerate, or relate incredible imaginary adventures as if they had really happened, occurring in some mental disorders
Derived Forms
mythomaniac (ˌmɪθəʊˈmeɪnɪˌæk) noun, adjective
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