- pertaining to or affected by mania.
Origin of manic
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frenzied, agitated, frantic.
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- characterizing, denoting, or affected by mania
- a person afflicted with mania
C19: from Greek, from mania
Word Origin and History for hypermanic
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- Relating to, affected by, or resembling mania.
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