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Synonyms for mania

Synonyms for mania

a subject or activity that inspires lively interest

an irrational preoccupation

serious mental illness or disorder impairing a person's capacity to function normally and safely

Synonyms for mania

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You said just now that things might be done by religious mania.
It looks like religious mania, and he will soon think that he himself is God.
Never to reef down was his mania, and in all the time I spent with him, blow high or low, the Reindeer was never reefed.
After this Amy subsided, till a mania for sketching from nature set her to haunting river, field, and wood, for picturesque studies, and sighing for ruins to copy.
Even ladies catch the climbing mania, and are unable to throw it off.
1 of 3 types of mania, including: acute and delusional manias, as initially proposed by Kraeplin
A showed elements of mania, psychosis, and delirium.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 11, 2013-USA Compression names Bill Manias as new chief operating officer(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
A Delaware limited partnership, USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC) named on Wednesday William G "Bill" Manias as replacement to the resigning Kevin M Bourbonnais as vice president and chief operating officer, as of 15 July 2013.
So Evangelos Manias, director of the Nanostructured Materials Lab at Pennsylvania State University, is working on the dispersion of nanometer-thin particles of natural clays to plastics to improve flame resistance.
Mackay chronicled such infamous manias as the tulip bulb obsession of the mid-1600s and the South Sea Real Estate "Bubble" of the early 18th century, when thousands of otherwise sane investors ruined themselves financially.
Refractory manias and alternatives to lithium treatment.