What does megalomania mean?

Definitions for megalomaniaˌmɛg ə loʊˈmeɪ ni ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. megalomania(noun)

    a psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur


  1. megalomania(Noun)

    A psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.

  2. megalomania(Noun)

    An obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.

  3. Origin: First attested in 1890, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Megalomania(noun)

    a form of mental alienation in which the patient has grandiose delusions

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. megalo- + mania.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Megalomania

    meg-a-lō-mā′ni-a, n. the delusion that one is great or powerful. [Gr. megas, great, mania.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of megalomania in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of megalomania in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There exists no greater megalomania than thinking that we are all alone in this cosmic ocean!

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Woman cannot be free until man's mind is liberated from the megalomania! His self-exaltation is the mother of the gender inequalities. Till we eliminate his exacerbated narcissism, woman will remain unfree!

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