Dictionary > Gamomania

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.


You will also like...

Body temperature regulation by the hypothalamus
Temperature Regulation in Animals

This tutorial elucidates body temperature regulation. Know the details here to learn how the body sets the body temperat..

The process of photosynthesis
Photosynthesis – Photolysis and Carbon Fixation

Photosynthesis is the process that plants undertake to create organic materials from carbon dioxide and water, with the ..

sponge
Primitive Animals

Life, as we know it today, is presumed to have started in the sea and many of them were likely eukaryotic animal-like or..

Genetic engineering
Genetic Engineering Advantages & Disadvantages

This tutorial presents the benefits and the possible adverse eventualities of genetic engineering. Know more about this ..

Angle Oak Tree
Seed Plants

Seed plants are vascular plants. They differ from the other vascular plants in producing seeds that germinate into a new..

Freshwater Ecology
Freshwater Ecology

Freshwater ecology focuses on the relations of aquatic organisms to their freshwater habitats. There are two forms of co..

Related Articles...

No related articles found

See all Related Topics