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See definition of monomania on Dictionary.com
  • as incraze
  • as infanaticism
  • as inidée fixe
  • as inmania
  • as inone-track mind
  • as intunnel vision

synonyms for monomania

  • enthusiasm
  • fever
  • furor
  • mania
  • passion
  • rage
  • trend
  • chic
  • fashion
  • infatuation
  • kick
  • mode
  • novelty
  • preoccupation
  • vogue
  • wrinkle
  • in thing
  • newest wrinkle
  • the last word
  • the latest thing
See also synonyms for: monomaniacal / monomaniac
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How to use monomania in a sentence

Each of them had his monomania; and the two monomaniac suited each other perfectly.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Monomania as a defense for crime has brought expert evidence into great disrepute.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The word monomania has been an unfortunate one for scientific psychiatry, because it has been abused to shield criminals.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Monomania is sometimes simply the exaggerated regard to one side of many-sided truth.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 451VARIOUS
Hence we must distinguish between mere eccentricity and monomania.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
It is from this case, as a starting point, has arisen the theory of monomania, as applied to testamentary capacity.
THE CURIOSITIES AND LAW OF WILLSJOHN PROFFATT
Ghost-hunting was my one weakness—perhaps I should say monomania.
THE HAUNTED HOMESTEADE. D. E. N. SOUTHWORTH
Would my father's monomania account for the fact of my brother's hair turning grey and my mother wasting away to a mere shadow?
THE MYSTERY OF CLOOMBERARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Evidently he took the death of his wife very hard, and it has added to his natural tendency towards a sort of spiritual monomania.
THE TYRANNY OF THE DARKHAMLIN GARLAND
Mr. Kenyon says broadly that it is monomania—neither more nor less.
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
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WORDS RELATED TO MONOMANIA

  • chic
  • enthusiasm
  • fashion
  • fever
  • furor
  • in thing
  • infatuation
  • kick
  • mania
  • mode
  • monomania
  • newest wrinkle
  • novelty
  • passion
  • preoccupation
  • rage
  • the last word
  • the latest thing
  • trend
  • vogue
  • wrinkle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.