ergo- + -philia
- The love of work or exercise.
1911, James Johnston Abraham, The Surgeon's Log: Being Impressions of the Far East, page 52:
- As a rule we do not recognise that this "ergophilia" is a disease.
2004, Colin Feltham, Problems Are Us: Or Is It Just Me?, ISBN 1898030332, page 234:
- I don't like the ergophilia, bureaucratitis, technomania and war fever that I'm surrounded by, yet these things don't actually get labelled as sicknesses.