monomanía

  • 1 monomania — (n.) insanity in regard to a single subect or class of subjects, 1820, probably on model of earlier Fr. monomanie, from Mod.L. monomania, from Gk. monos single, alone (see MONO (Cf. mono )) + mania (see MANIA (Cf. mania)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 2 monomanía — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Área: psicología, psiquiatría Preocupación exagerada y obsesiva por una idea determinada: Le ha entrado la monomanía de leer sólo biografías …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 3 Monomania — Mon o*ma ni*a, n. [Mono + mania.] Derangement of the mind in regard of a single subject only; also, such a concentration of interest upon one particular subject or train of ideas to show mental derangement. [1913 Webster] Syn: Insanity; madness;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 monomania — index obsession Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 monomania — /monoma nia/ s.f. [comp. di mono e mania ]. 1. (med.) [alterazione psichica di chi rivolge tutte le proprie facoltà mentali a un unica cosa o persona] ▶◀ ⇑ mania, paranoia, psicosi. 2. (estens.) [attaccamento morboso a un idea, a un attività e… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 6 monomania — s. f. Mania em que predomina uma ideia fixa …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 7 monomanía — (De mono y manía). 1. f. Med. Locura o delirio parcial sobre una sola idea o un solo orden de ideas. 2. Preocupación o afición desmedida que se reprende o afea en persona de cabal juicio …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 8 monomania — ► NOUN ▪ obsessive preoccupation with one thing. DERIVATIVES monomaniac noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 monomania — [män΄ō mā′nē ə] n. [ModL: see MONO & MANIA] 1. an excessive interest in or enthusiasm for some one thing; craze 2. a mental disorder characterized by irrational preoccupation with one subject monomaniac [män΄ōmā′nē ak΄] n. monomaniacal [män΄ōmə… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Monomania — In 19th century psychiatry, monomania (from Greek monos, one, and mania, mania) is a single pathological preoccupation in an otherwise sound mind.[1] Emotional monomania is that in which the patient is obsessed with only one emotion or several… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 Monomanía — En psiquiatría se denomina monomanía (del griego monos, uno , y mania, locura , acuñado por primera vez en francés por Jean Étienne Dominique Esquirol en 1814) a un tipo de paranoia en el que el paciente sólo puede pensar en una idea o tipo de… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 12 monomanía — (Del gr. monos, uno + mania, locura.) ► sustantivo femenino Obsesión por una sola idea o afición desmesurada hacia una cosa. * * * monomanía (de «mono » y « manía») 1 f. Psi. *Manía limitada a un solo orden de cosas. 2 Preocupación obsesiva por… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 13 monomania — UK [ˌmɒnəʊˈmeɪnɪə] / US [ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪnɪə] noun [uncountable] Word forms monomania : singular monomania plural monomanias an extremely strong interest in one thing that influences the whole of someone s life in a negative way …

    English dictionary

  • 14 monomanía — {{#}}{{LM M26396}}{{〓}} {{SynM27052}} {{[}}monomanía{{]}} ‹mo·no·ma·ní·a› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Preocupación o afición exageradas u obsesivas por algo. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} De mono (uno solo) y manía (manía, obsesión). {{#}}{{LM SynM27052}}{{〓}} …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 15 monomania — noun /ˌmɒnəʊˈmeɪnɪə,ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪniə/ a) Excessive interest or concentration on a singular object or subject. It was apparent to all but himself that what was once idle curiosity had become a monomania. b) A pathological …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 monomania — mon|o|ma|ni|a [ˌmɔnəuˈmeıniə US ˌma:nou ] n [U] formal a very strong interest in one particular idea or subject which prevents you from thinking about anything else ▪ an obsession with food that verged on monomania >monomaniac [ niæk] n …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 monomania — noun (U) an unusually strong interest in a particular idea or subject; obsession: the victims of a computing monomania monomaniac noun, adjective …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 monomania — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1823 1. mental illness especially when limited in expression to one idea or area of thought 2. excessive concentration on a single object or idea • monomaniac noun or adjective • monomaniacal adjective •… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 monomania — monomaniac /mon euh may nee ak /, n. monomaniacal /mon euh meuh nuy euh keuhl/, adj. /mon euh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. 1. (no longer in technical use) a psychosis characterized by thoughts confined to one idea or group of ideas. 2. an… …

    Universalium

  • 20 monomania — An obsession or abnormally extreme enthusiasm for a single idea or subject; a psychosis marked by the limitation of the symptoms rather strictly to a certain group, as the delusion in paranoia. [mono + G. mania, frenzy] * * * mono·ma·nia .män ə… …

    Medical dictionary