Origin of kleptomania
Words nearby kleptomania
How to use kleptomania in a sentence
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.