mania

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See also: -mania, mánia, mânia, manía, and -manía

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

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mania (plural manias)

  1. Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity.
  2. Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; fanaticism.
    • 2013 July 20, “The attack of the MOOCs”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8845: 
      Dotcom mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and Coursera, two Silicon Valley start-ups offering free education through MOOCs, massive open online courses, the ivory towers of academia have been shaken to their foundations.
  3. (psychiatry) The state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mania

  1. mania

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Noun[edit]

mania

  1. Partitive singular form of mani.

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French[edit]

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mania

  1. first-person singular past historic of manier

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mania.

Noun[edit]

mania f (plural manie)

  1. mania
  2. habit (if strange)
  3. quirk
  4. bug

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

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mania f (genitive maniae); first declension

  1. craze, mania, madness

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mania maniae
genitive maniae maniārum
dative maniae maniīs
accusative maniam maniās
ablative maniā maniīs
vocative mania maniae

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mania f (plural manias)

  1. mania (excessive or unreasonable desire)
  2. vice (bad habit)

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mania

  1. (of the sea or weather) calm
  2. (figuratively) serene, calm, tranquil, peaceful (state of mind)
  3. dull

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