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megalomania

noun [U] uk   /ˌmeɡ.əl.əˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ us  
an unnaturally strong wish for power and control, or the belief that you are very much more important and powerful than you really are
megalomaniac
noun [C] uk   /-æk/ us  
megalomaniac
adjective [before noun] uk   ( also megalomaniacal ) us  
Translations of “megalomania”
in Spanish megalomanía…
in French mégalomanie…
in German der Größenwahn…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誇大狂,自大狂, 妄自尊大…
in Chinese (Simplified) 夸大狂,自大狂, 妄自尊大…
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