megalomania

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First attested in 1890, from French mégalomanie; Surface etymology is megalo- +‎ -mania.

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Rhymes: -eɪniə

Noun[edit]

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megalomania (plural megalomanias)

  1. A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
  2. An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

megalo- +‎ mania

Noun[edit]

megalomania f (plural megalomanie)

  1. megalomania

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

megalomania f (plural megalomanias)

  1. megalomania (condition characterised by delusional fantasies of wealth, power or omnipotence)