pertaining to or affected by mania.
- manic depression,
- manic disorder,
- manic-depressive illness,
Origin of manic
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characterizing, denoting, or affected by mania
a person afflicted with mania
Word Origin for manic
C19: from Greek, from mania
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Relating to, affected by, or resembling mania.
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