MANIAS

15 Jul

Mania = Excessive love or liking for someone/something.

 

The following are the words for different kinds of Manias:

 

  1. Dipsomania – Excessive liking/love for Alcohol
  2. Kleptomania – Irresistible wish to steal
  3. Bibliomania – Excessive liking for Books
  4. Ailuromania – Excessive love for Cats
  5. Cynomania – Excessive love for Dogs.
  6. Ochlomania – Excessive love for Crowds
  7. Phagomania – Excessive love for eating
  8. Pyromania – Excessive love of Fire
  9. Anthomania – Excessive love of Flowers
  10. Mythomania – Excessive liking for telling lies
  11. Ablutomania – Craving for personal cleanliness
  12. Hedonomania – Craving for sensual/material pleasure
  13. Plutomania – Excessive love for Money
  14. Megalomania – Excessive love for Power
  15. Theomania – Excessive love of God/Religion
  16. Necromania – Excessive love of Dead bodies
  17. Gamomania – Excessive love of Marriage/Wedding
  18. Neomania  Excessive liking for Change/Newness
  19. Andromania – Excessive love of males
  20. Gynomania – Excessive love of females
  21. Francomania – Excessive love for France and French things
  22. Anglomania – Excessive love for England and English things
  23. Nymphomania – Excessive craving for Sex (Excessive craving for men or sex with men is called “Androphilia”)
  24. Gymnomania – Excessive craving for Nakedness
  25. Ergomania – Excessive love for Work
  26. Dromomania – Excessive love for Travelling
  27. Lactomania – Excessive love for Milk
  28. Ichthyomania – Excessive love for Fish
  29. Monomania (or) Automania – Excessive love to be alone, aloof, or lonely
  30. Egomania – Obsession with Self

 

 

© 2008. Compiled by P. Mohan Chandran. All Rights Reserved.

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