Associations to the word «Mania»

Wiktionary

MANIA, noun. Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity.
MANIA, noun. Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; fanaticism.
MANIA, noun. (psychiatry) The state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.
MANIA, proper noun. (Roman mythology) The goddess of the dead and ghosts.
MANIA A POTU, noun. (dated) Madness from drinking alcohol; delirium tremens.

Dictionary definition

MANIA, noun. An irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.
MANIA, noun. A mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently.

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery