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Monomania

monomania
(Science: psychiatry) derangement of the mind in regard of a single subject only; also, such a concentration of interest upon one particular subject or train of ideas to show mental derangement.
Synonym: insanity, madness, alienation, aberration, derangement, mania. See Insanity.
Origin: Mono- – mania.


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