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

synonyms for monomania

  • craving
  • craze
  • craziness
  • dementia
  • enthusiasm
  • fad
  • fascination
  • frenzy
  • infatuation
  • lunacy
  • obsession
  • passion
  • rage
  • aberration
  • bee
  • bug
  • compulsion
  • delirium
  • derangement
  • desire
  • disorder
  • fancy
  • fetish
  • furor
  • grabber
  • hang-up
  • insanity
  • partiality
  • preoccupation
  • thing
  • tiger
  • ax to grind
  • bee in bonnet
  • bug in ear
  • fixed idea
  • idée fixe
  • on the brain
  • tiger by the tail
  • blind side
  • fixation
  • obsession
  • one-track mind
  • constricted vision
  • myopia
  • narrow outlook
  • narrowmindedness
  • shortsightedness
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antonyms for monomania

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  • calmness
  • dislike
  • hate
  • indifference
  • balance
  • conformity
  • hatred
  • soundness
        • disinterest
        • peacefulness
        • peace
        • justice
        • apathy
        • calmness
        • irresolution
        • indifference
        • dislike
        • impartiality
        • fairness
        • doubt
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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
        • cry
        • 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
        • blind side
        • constricted vision
        • fixation
        • monomania
        • myopia
        • narrow outlook
        • narrowmindedness
        • obsession
        • one-track mind
        • shortsightedness
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