How to Pronounce mania?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mania" is [mˈe͡ɪniə], [mˈe‍ɪniə], [m_ˈeɪ_n_i__ə].

"Mania" in context

Mania is a mental disorder characterised by periods of abnormally elevated, frenzied or irritable mood and energy levels. It is typically related to bipolar disorder, though it can occur independently as well. People in the grip of mania may have exaggerated beliefs of self-importance, grandiose notions and have unusually upbeat, talkative moods and a decreased need for sleep. They may also experience heightened irritability, racing thoughts, impulsive decisions and destructive behaviours.

Mania can also involve reckless behaviour, spending sprees and hypersexuality. In severe cases, it can cause hallucinations and delusions.

Usage over time for mania:

This graph shows how "mania" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

26 words made out of letters MANIA

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