Origin of megalomaniac
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And Downey is at his sarcastic, vulnerable, and megalomaniacal best in Iron Man 3.‘Iron Man 3,’ Starring Robert Downey Jr., Is Loud, Quippy, Ridiculous Fun|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She burns through staffers and appears to have a megalomaniacal sense of her own destiny.
Spacey makes Abramoff an enormously appealing rage-filled, thieving, megalomaniacal sociopath.
But Spacey makes Abramoff an enormously appealing, rage-filled, thieving, megalomaniacal sociopath.
1882 (n.), 1883 (adj.), from megalomania (q.v.).
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history. [Bertrand Russell, "The Conquest of Happiness"]