logomaniacal

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logomaniacal (comparative more logomaniacal, superlative most logomaniacal)

  1. Obsessed with words.
    • 2009 February 20, Holland Cotter, “Why University Museums Matter”, New York Times:
      Busyness was, of course, Picasso’s default mode, conveyed here in a kind of logomaniacal flow of images intertwined with language.
    • 2010, Rudolph Binion, Traumatic Reliving in History, Literature and Film (page 86)
      Just conceivably even logomaniacal Poe did not always know what his words or phrases meant. But the stronger indication is that he knowingly overstretched that “immemorial year” for the sufficient reason that it sounded just right.