Origin of monomania
Examples from the Web for monomania
Monomania as a defense for crime has brought expert evidence into great disrepute.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
The main area of the mind being occupied with a few people and their affairs, a tendency to monomania appears.The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
I understand that this becomes a monomania with a woman who lives in a rented house.The House|Eugene Field
Really, Walpole, if your monomania were not well known, I should take such an expession very seriously.The Doctor's Dilemma|George Bernard Shaw
It bore no resemblance to ordinary crimes and was clearly a case of monomania with hallucinations.Criminal Man|Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
"insanity in regard to a single subect or class of subjects," 1820, probably on model of earlier French monomanie, from Modern Latin monomania, from Greek monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + mania (see mania).