[ mith-uh-mey-nee-uh ]
/ ˌmɪθ əˈmeɪ ni ə /
lying or exaggerating to an abnormal degree.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mythomaniamyth·o·ma·ni·ac [mith-uh-mey-nee-ak], /ˌmɪθ əˈmeɪ niˌæk/, noun, adjective
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To dart a lance at mythomania is his delight, while preserving the impassibility of a Parnassian.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for mythomania
/ (ˌmɪθəʊˈmeɪnɪə) /
psychiatry the tendency to lie, exaggerate, or relate incredible imaginary adventures as if they had really happened, occurring in some mental disorders
Derived forms of mythomaniamythomaniac (ˌmɪθəʊˈmeɪnɪˌæk), noun, adjective
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