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onomatomania

[ ŏn′ə-măt′ə-mānē-ə, -mānyə ]

n.

An abnormal concentration on certain words and their supposed significance or on the effort to recall a particular word.

Nearby words

onomasiology, onomastic, onomasticon, onomastics, onomatology, onomatomania, onomatophobia, onomatopoeia, onomatopoeic, onondaga, onondaga lake
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