noun see erotomania

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • erotomaniac — one driven mad by passionate love (sometimes also used in the sense of nymphomaniac ), 1858, from comb. form of EROTIC (Cf. erotic) + MANIAC (Cf. maniac). Related: Erotomania (1874) …   Etymology dictionary

  • erotomaniac — See erotomania. * * * …   Universalium

  • erotomaniac — noun A person suffering from erotomania (in either sense). See Also: erotomania, erotomane …   Wiktionary

  • erotomaniac — ero·to·ma·ni·ac mā nē .ak n one affected with erotomania …   Medical dictionary

  • erotomaniac — n. person with excessive or morbid tendency to erotic thoughts and behavior; person with illusional belief that he is involved in a relationship with another of unattainable status …   English contemporary dictionary

  • erotomaniac — ero·to·ma·ni·ac …   English syllables

  • erotomaniac — noun see erotomania …   Useful english dictionary

  • erotomania — erotomaniac /i roh teuh may nee ak , i rot euh /, n. erotomanic /i roh teuh man ik, i rot euh /, adj. /i roh teuh may nee euh, mayn yeuh, i rot euh /, n. Psychiatry. abnormally strong or persistent sexual desire. [1870 75; EROTO + MANIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • My Secret Life (erotica) — The title page of a My Secret Life reprint published in 1888 My Secret Life, by Walter , is the memoir of a Victorian gentleman s sexual development and experiences. It was first published in a private edition of eleven volumes, which appeared… …   Wikipedia

  • erotomania — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1877 1. excessive sexual desire 2. a psychological disorder marked by the delusional belief that one is the object of another person s love or sexual desire • erotomaniac noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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