megalomania

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An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions
A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence
a psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur
{i} mental disorder characterized by delusions of grandeur and power; obsession with doing extravagant things
A form of mental alienation in which the patient has grandiose delusions
Megalomania is the belief that you are more powerful and important than you really are. Megalomania is sometimes a mental illness. when someone wants to have a lot of power for themselves and enjoys having control over other people's lives, sometimes as part of a mental illness (megalo- (from megas; MEGA-) + mania)
megalomaniacal
of, exhibiting, or affected with megalomania
megalomaniac
a pathological egotist
megalomaniac
One affected with or exhibiting megalomania
megalomaniac
{i} one who suffers from megalomania (delusions of grandeur and power)
megalomaniac
disapproval If you describe someone as a megalomaniac, you are criticizing them because they enjoy being powerful, or because they believe that they are more powerful or important than they really are. someone who wants to have a lot of power for themselves and enjoys having control over other people's lives
megalomaniacal
suffering from megalomania
megalomaniacal
{s} stricken with megalomania (mental disorder characterized by delusions of grandeur); of or pertaining to a megalomaniac; madly delusional
megalomania

    Silbentrennung

    meg·a·lo·ma·ni·a

    Türkische aussprache

    megılōmeyniı

    Aussprache

    /ˌmegəlōˈmānēə/ /ˌmɛɡəloʊˈmeɪniːə/

    Etymologie

    [ "me-g&-lO-'mA-nE-&, -n ] (noun.) circa 1890. First attested in 1890, from megalo- + -mania .

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