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micromania

n.

1879, "a form of mania in which the patient thinks himself, or some part of himself, to be reduced in size," from Greek mikros "small" (see mica) + mania. Also used in reference to insane self-belittling.

Nearby words

microlitic, microloan, micrological, micrology, micromanage, micromania, micromanipulation, micromarketing, micromelia, micromelic dwarfism, micromere
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