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Gamomania

Definition
noun
An extreme desire of marriage or being married.
Supplement
Individuals who experience gamomania have an extreme desire to be married that they make outrageous or bizarre marriage proposals, and may involve polygamy.
Word origin: gamo, marriage + manĂ­a, madness.

Related forms: gamomaniac (noun).
Synonym: gamonomania.

Compare: gametophobia, gamophobia.


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