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theomania

[thee-oh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] /ˌθi oʊˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə/
noun
1.
a delusional mental illness in which a person believes himself or herself to be God or specially chosen by God, as to found a religious order.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin; see theo-, -mania
Related forms
theomaniac
[thee-oh-mey-nee-ak] /ˌθi oʊˈmeɪ niˌæk/ (Show IPA),
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theomania

/ˌθɪəˈmeɪnɪə/
noun
1.
religious madness, esp when it takes the form of believing oneself to be a god
Derived Forms
theomaniac, noun
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Contemporary definitions for theomanias'
noun

the delusion that one is God

Word Origin

Greek theos 'god'

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