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English definition of “mania”

mania

noun [C or U] (STRONG INTEREST)    /ˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ disapproving
a very strong interest in something that fills a person's mind or uses up all their time : So why your sudden mania for exercise ? The article describes the religious mania that is sweeping the US.Passionate or passing interests
(Definition of mania noun (STRONG INTEREST) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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