See also: megalomanía

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EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1890, from French mégalomanie; Surface etymology is megalo- +‎ -mania.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɛɡəloʊˈmeɪniə/, /ˌmɛɡəloʊˈmeɪnjə/
  • Rhymes: -eɪniə

NounEdit

 
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megalomania (countable and uncountable, plural megalomanias)

  1. A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
  2. (obsolete) narcissistic personality disorder.
  3. An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

megalo- +‎ mania

NounEdit

megalomania f (plural megalomanie)

  1. megalomania

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PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛ.ɡa.lɔˈma.ɲa/

NounEdit

megalomania f

  1. megalomania
Synonym: megalomaństwo

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

megalomania f (plural megalomanias)

  1. megalomania (condition characterised by delusional fantasies of wealth, power or omnipotence)