maniac

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Late Latin maniacus, from Ancient Greek μανιακός (maniakós), adjectival form of μανία (manía, madness).

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maniac (plural maniacs)

  1. An insane person, especially one who suffers from a mania.
  2. A fanatic, a person with an obsession.

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