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Origin of kleptomania
Words nearby kleptomania
Example sentences from the Web for kleptomania
Its exercise would probably be classed with kleptomania and other like excesses of purely personal consideration.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
Another periodical insanity is kleptomania, in which insane stealing occurs at intervals of greater or lesser regularity.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
He is as yet not ready to agree that some sex difficulty is the only conflict back of kleptomania.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
The awful impulse of kleptomania alone seemed to explain but scarcely palliate his first offence against society.The Streets of Ascalon|Robert W. Chambers
I recollect how there used to be a regular little joke at her expense on the subject of kleptomania.She and I, Volume 1|John Conroy Hutcheson
British Dictionary definitions for kleptomania
Derived forms of kleptomaniakleptomaniac, noun
Word Origin for kleptomania
Medical definitions for kleptomania
Other words from kleptomaniaklep′to•ma′ni•ac′ (-nē-ăk′) adj.
Cultural definitions for kleptomania
A compulsion to steal, usually without either economic need or personal desire.