Eleutheromania E*leu`ther*o*ma"ni*a, n. [Gr. 'eleu`qeros free + E. mania.] A mania or frantic zeal for freedom. [R.] --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • eleutheromania — noun An excessive desire for or obsession with freedom …   Wiktionary

  • eleutheromania — manic desire for freedom Manias and Obsessions …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • eleutheromania —   n. strong desire for freedom.    ♦ eleutheromaniac, n. & a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • eleutheromania — eleutheromaˈnia noun A manic desire for freedom • • • Main Entry: ↑eleutherian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thomas Carlyle — This article is about writer. For Irvingite, see Thomas Carlyle (Scottish lawyer). Thomas Carlyle Photo by Elliott Fry circa 1860s Born 4 December 1795(1795 12 04) Ecclefec …   Wikipedia

  • eleutheromaniac — 1. adjective Having a passionate mania for freedom 2. noun A person that has such a mania See Also: eleutheromania …   Wiktionary

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • eleuther- — combining form or eleuthero Etymology: Greek, free, from eleutheros more at liberal 1. : freedom eleutheromania …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|leu|ther|o|ma|ni|a — «ih LOO thuhr uh MAY nee uh», noun. an abnormally great desire for freedom: »But most of these poems are marred by a false concept of poetry as a free excitement unattached to the hardness of things, an eleutheromania (Atlantic). ╂[< Greek… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”