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manic

[man-ik] /ˈmæn ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or affected by mania.
Origin of manic
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05, manic is from the Greek word manikós inclined to madness. See mania, -ic
Related forms
hypermanic, adjective
submanic, adjective
Synonyms
frenzied, agitated, frantic.
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British Dictionary definitions for hypermanic

manic

/ˈmænɪk/
adjective
1.
characterizing, denoting, or affected by mania
noun
2.
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.

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hypermanic in Medicine

manic man·ic (mān'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, affected by, or resembling mania.

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