How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"mania" is from "mania" (frenzy) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A word ending that indicates exaggerated desire or enthusiasm. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|She was afflicted with kleptomania.|
|The same kind of excitement can be seen in the balletomania of "The Red Shoes".|