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Megalomania   /mˌɛgəloʊmˈeɪniə/   Listen
Megalomania

noun
1.
A psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur.



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"Megalomania" Quotes from Famous Books



... hostile to education. They could give him no assurance of any scheme of growth and unification, and no guarantees against the manifest dangers of economic disturbance and political corruption a tariff involves. Imperialism without noble imaginations, it seemed to him, was simply nationalism with megalomania. It was swaggering, it was greed, it was German; its enthusiasm was forced, its nobility a vulgar lie. No. And when he turned to the opposite party he found little that was more attractive. They were prepared, it seemed, ...
— The Research Magnificent • H. G. Wells



Words linked to "Megalomania" :   psychopathy, megalomaniacal, mental disease, mental illness, megalomanic, delusions of grandeur



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