Sunday, May 01, 2005

Manias and obsessions

Word---Definition
ablutomania ---mania for washing oneself
aboulomania---pathological indecisiveness
agromania---intense desire to be in open spaces
andromania---nymphomania
anglomania---craze or obsession with England and the English
anthomania---obsession with flowers
aphrodisiomania---abnormal sexual interest
arithmomania---obsessive preoccupation with numbers
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4 Comments:

At 8:57 PM, Blogger Mira de Vries said...

If you like manias, you might like phobias as well. http://www.phobialist.com/

Sorry I haven't figured out how to make links on this forum.

 
At 2:39 AM, Blogger Lee Killough said...

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At 2:40 AM, Blogger Lee Killough said...

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At 2:41 AM, Blogger Lee Killough said...

Sorry, that last posting was converted by the tool (blogger doesn't correctly preserve HTML entities). I'm trying this again:

Embed HTML links:

<a href="http://www.phobialist.com/"> phobialist</a>

Gets displayed as:

phobialist

 

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