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Etymology

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

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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.
    • 1831, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], chapter XIX, in Romance and Reality. [], volume I, London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, [], →OCLC, page 233:
      One of the manias of the present day, which especially excites my spleen, is the locomotive rage which seems to possess all ranks—that necessity of going out of town in the summer...
    • 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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Further reading

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  • mania”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.

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Catalan

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Etymology

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

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Noun

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mania f (plural manies)

  1. mania
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Further reading

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Finnish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑniɑ/, [ˈmɑ̝niɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑniɑ
  • Syllabification(key): ma‧ni‧a

Etymology 1

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

Noun

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mania

  1. mania
Declension
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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
maniain rare
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
abessive maniatta manioitta
instructive manioin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of mania (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative maniani maniani
accusative nom. maniani maniani
gen. maniani
genitive maniani manioideni
manioitteni
maniaini rare
partitive maniaani manioitani
inessive maniassani manioissani
elative maniastani manioistani
illative maniaani manioihini
adessive maniallani manioillani
ablative manialtani manioiltani
allative manialleni manioilleni
essive manianani manioinani
translative maniakseni manioikseni
abessive maniattani manioittani
instructive
comitative manioineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative maniasi maniasi
accusative nom. maniasi maniasi
gen. maniasi
genitive maniasi manioidesi
manioittesi
maniaisi rare
partitive maniaasi manioitasi
inessive maniassasi manioissasi
elative maniastasi manioistasi
illative maniaasi manioihisi
adessive maniallasi manioillasi
ablative manialtasi manioiltasi
allative maniallesi manioillesi
essive manianasi manioinasi
translative maniaksesi manioiksesi
abessive maniattasi manioittasi
instructive
comitative manioinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative maniamme maniamme
accusative nom. maniamme maniamme
gen. maniamme
genitive maniamme manioidemme
manioittemme
maniaimme rare
partitive maniaamme manioitamme
inessive maniassamme manioissamme
elative maniastamme manioistamme
illative maniaamme manioihimme
adessive maniallamme manioillamme
ablative manialtamme manioiltamme
allative maniallemme manioillemme
essive manianamme manioinamme
translative maniaksemme manioiksemme
abessive maniattamme manioittamme
instructive
comitative manioinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative manianne manianne
accusative nom. manianne manianne
gen. manianne
genitive manianne manioidenne
manioittenne
maniainne rare
partitive maniaanne manioitanne
inessive maniassanne manioissanne
elative maniastanne manioistanne
illative maniaanne manioihinne
adessive maniallanne manioillanne
ablative manialtanne manioiltanne
allative maniallenne manioillenne
essive maniananne manioinanne
translative maniaksenne manioiksenne
abessive maniattanne manioittanne
instructive
comitative manioinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative maniansa maniansa
accusative nom. maniansa maniansa
gen. maniansa
genitive maniansa manioidensa
manioittensa
maniainsa rare
partitive maniaansa manioitaan
manioitansa
inessive maniassaan
maniassansa
manioissaan
manioissansa
elative maniastaan
maniastansa
manioistaan
manioistansa
illative maniaansa manioihinsa
adessive maniallaan
maniallansa
manioillaan
manioillansa
ablative manialtaan
manialtansa
manioiltaan
manioiltansa
allative manialleen
maniallensa
manioilleen
manioillensa
essive manianaan
manianansa
manioinaan
manioinansa
translative maniakseen
maniaksensa
manioikseen
manioiksensa
abessive maniattaan
maniattansa
manioittaan
manioittansa
instructive
comitative manioineen
manioinensa
Derived terms
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compounds

Further reading

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Etymology 2

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Noun

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mania

  1. partitive singular of mani

Anagrams

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French

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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mania

  1. third-person singular past historic of manier

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Garo

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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mania (transitive)

  1. to follow instructions, obey
  2. to worship

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  • Burling, R. (2003) The Language of the Modhupur Mandi (Garo) Vol. II: The Lexicon[2], Bangladesh: University of Michigan, page 389

Italian

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Etymology 1

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

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  • IPA(key): /maˈni.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nì‧a

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mania f (plural manie)

  1. mania
  2. habit (if strange)
  3. quirk
  4. bug
  5. one-track mind
    Synonyms: fissazione, assillo, smania, pallino fisso, chiodo fisso
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Etymology 2

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From Latin imāginem.[1] Doublet of immagine and imago.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈma.nja/
  • Rhymes: -anja
  • Hyphenation: mà‧nia

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mania f (plural manie)

  1. (archaic) a waxen votive image, usually hung from altars
    • 1867, Costantino Medici, Leggenda di san Domenico [Legend of Saint Dominic]‎[3], Venice: A. Clementi, page 121:
      Disperatosi dunque d'ogni aiutorio umano botossi a Cristo Signore, et al beato messer san Domenico, e volendo in segno di devozione offrere una mania di cera a quella quantità ch'era elli, tolse un filo di stoppa, e cominciò a misurare la lunghezza e la larghezza del corpo suo.
      Then, unable to hope in any human help, he devoted himself to Christ the Lord, and to the blessed sir Saint Dominic, and wishing to offer, as a sign of devotion, a waxen image in the size he was, he took an oakum thread, and started measuring the length and width of his own body.
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References

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  1. ^ maniato in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Further reading

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  • mania in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • mania in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

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Latin

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Etymology 1

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From Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

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Noun

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mania f (genitive maniae); first declension

  1. craze, mania, madness
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First-declension noun.

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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  • Italian: mania
  • Old Galician-Portuguese: manna
  • Romanian: mânie
  • Albanian: mëri, mëni (disputed)
  • Catalan: mania
  • Danish: mani
  • Dutch: manie
  • English: mania
  • Finnish: mania
  • French: manie
  • German: Manie
  • Irish: máine
  • Norwegian: mani
  • Polish: mania
  • Portuguese: mania
  • Spanish: manía
  • Swedish: mani

Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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Adjective

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mānia

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of mānis

References

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  • mania”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mania in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 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 and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Polish

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Late Latin mania.

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Noun

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mania f

  1. mania (violent derangement)
    Synonyms: amok, obsesja, szajba, szał
  2. mania (excessive desire)
  3. (psychiatry) mania (state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels)

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suffixes
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adjectives
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nouns

Further reading

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  • mania in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mania in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Etymology

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

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  • Rhymes: -iɐ
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ni‧a

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mania f (plural manias)

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

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French manier.

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a mania (third-person singular present maniează, past participle maniat) 1st conj.

  1. to handle

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Tahitian

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Adjective

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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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