graphomania

n.

"morbid desire for writing," 1840; see -graphy + mania. Related: Graphomaniac (1827).


Nearby words

  1. graphitic,
  2. graphitize,
  3. grapho-,
  4. graphologic,
  5. graphology,
  6. graphomotor,
  7. graphophone,
  8. graphophonic,
  9. graphorrhea,
  10. graphotype

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for graphomania

  • The graphomania is not without its absurdities and disadvantages, but it is the chief support of different tradesmen.

    Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards