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manic

[man-ik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or affected by mania.

Origin of manic

First recorded in 1900–05, manic is from the Greek word manikós inclined to madness. See mania, -ic
Related formshy·per·man·ic, adjectivesub·man·ic, adjective

Synonyms

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frenzied, agitated, frantic.
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British Dictionary definitions for hypermanic

manic

adjective
  1. characterizing, denoting, or affected by mania
noun
  1. a person afflicted with mania

Word Origin

C19: from Greek, from mania
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Word Origin and History for hypermanic

manic

adj.

"pertaining to or affected with mania," 1902, from mania + -ic. The clinical term manic depressive also is from 1902; manic depression is first attested 1903.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

hypermanic in Medicine

manic

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Relating to, affected by, or resembling mania.
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