Thesaurus / monomania
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Monomania as a defense for crime has brought expert evidence into great disrepute.
The main area of the mind being occupied with a few people and their affairs, a tendency to monomania appears.
THE HOMECHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN
I understand that this becomes a monomania with a woman who lives in a rented house.
THE HOUSEEUGENE FIELD
Really, Walpole, if your monomania were not well known, I should take such an expession very seriously.
THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMAGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It bore no resemblance to ordinary crimes and was clearly a case of monomania with hallucinations.
CRIMINAL MANGINA LOMBROSO-FERRERO
They were the hot, passionate eyes of a man obsessed, of a man possessed of a monomania.
Hostility to me seemed really to have been a sort of monomania with him from the first.
CONFESSIONW. GILMORE SIMMS
His lordship evidently perceived the monomania which controlled me, and heard me with great attention.
Monomania is sometimes simply the exaggerated regard to one side of many-sided truth.
Leading a solitary and narrow life, you allowed it to develop into a species of monomania.
HUGOARNOLD BENNETT

WORDS RELATED TO MONOMANIA

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