Origin of kleptomania
Examples from the Web for kleptomania
Another fancied it was a question of kleptomania or "something really weird."The Brightener|C. N. Williamson
Its exercise would probably be classed with kleptomania and other like excesses of purely personal consideration.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
Had Pistol lived in these days he would have said, 'Kleptomania the wise it call.'The Book-Hunter in London|William Roberts
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
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
British Dictionary definitions for kleptomania
Derived Formskleptomaniac, noun
Word Origin for kleptomania
Medicine definitions for kleptomania
Related formsklep′to•ma′ni•ac′ (-nē-ăk′) adj.
Culture definitions for kleptomania
A compulsion to steal, usually without either economic need or personal desire.