mania

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

mania ‎(countable and uncountable, 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”, in 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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External links[edit]

  • mania at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mania

  1. mania
Declension[edit]
Inflection of mania (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative mania maniat
genitive manian manioiden
manioitten
partitive maniaa manioita
illative maniaan manioihin
singular plural
nominative mania maniat
accusative nom. mania maniat
gen. manian
genitive manian manioiden
manioitten
maniainrare
partitive maniaa manioita
inessive maniassa manioissa
elative maniasta manioista
illative maniaan manioihin
adessive manialla manioilla
ablative manialta manioilta
allative manialle manioille
essive maniana manioina
translative maniaksi manioiksi
instructive manioin
abessive maniatta manioitta
comitative manioineen

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mania

  1. Partitive singular form of mani.

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

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 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek μανία ‎(manía).

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Noun[edit]

mania f ‎(genitive maniae); first declension

  1. craze, mania, madness
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mania maniae
genitive maniae maniārum
dative maniae maniīs
accusative maniam maniās
ablative maniā maniīs
vocative mania maniae
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

mānia

  1. inflection of mānis:
    1. nominative neuter plural
    2. accusative neuter plural
    3. vocative neuter plural

References[edit]

  • mania in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • MANIA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mania in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mania in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mania f (plural manias)

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

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Tahitian[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

mania

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

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