Meaning of “monomania” in the English Dictionary

"monomania" in British English

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monomanianoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌmɒn.əʊˈmeɪ.ni.ə/ us /ˌmɑː.noʊˈmeɪ.ni.ə/

a condition in which someone is extremely interested in one thing, in a way that is not normal

adjective, noun uk /ˌmɒn.əʊˈmeɪ.ni.æk/ us /ˌmɑː.noʊˈmeɪ.ni.æk/
adjective uk /ˌmɒn.əʊ.məˈnaɪ.ə.kəl/ us /ˌmɑː.noʊ.məˈnaɪ.ə.kəl/

His interest in personal fitness borders on the monomaniacal.

(Definition of “monomania” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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