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monomania

mon·o·ma·ni·a

monomania

 
pronunciation:
ma n meI ni [or] ma n meIn y
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: excessive interest or absorption in a particular idea or subject; obsession; fixation.
synonyms:
fixation, obsession
similar words:
absorption, compulsion, fanaticism, fetish, infatuation, mania, possession, religion, thrall
definition 2: a mental illness marked by an obsession with one idea.
similar words:
complex, compulsion, fetish, fetishism, fixation, hang-up, mania, obsession
derivations: monomaniacal (adj.), monomaniac (n.)
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