Mania and Obsession


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Mania noun – A serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life.
Usage example: that form of mania often manifests itself in excessive and often incoherent talkativeness

Obsession is a synonym for mania in hang-up topic. In some cases you can use "Obsession" instead a noun "Mania", when it comes to topics like fixation, concern, complex, mental disorder. popular alternative
Nearby Words: maniacal, maniac, manic
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Obsession noun – Something about which one is constantly thinking or concerned.
Usage example: her latest obsession is a movie star who she thinks is very handsome

Mania is a synonym for obsession in fixation topic. You can use "Mania" instead a noun "Obsession", if it concerns topics such as hang-up, preoccupation, concern, complex. popular alternative
Nearby Words: obsessed, obsessive, obsess, obsessional, obsessively
Synonyms for Obsession

How words are described

old old mania old obsession
complete complete mania complete obsession
single single mania single obsession
sheer sheer mania sheer obsession
Other adjectives: new, outright, increasing.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / The Heroes of Olympus Reyna killed her and Hylla's father after his obsession with Bellona turned him into a Mania.
  • Sticky Fingers Kleptomania, from the Greek root words "kleptein" (to steal) and "mania" (obsession with, madness).
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