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mania noun

1 extreme enthusiasm for sth

ADJ. gambling, railway, sex, etc.

VERB + MANIA have

PREP. ~ for She had a mania for fast cars.

2 serious mental illness

ADJ. collective The violence of the crowd can only be explained as a sign of some collective mania. | religious

VERB + MANIA suffer from

PHRASES a state of mania