pseudomania

[ sōō′dō-mānē-ə, -mānyə ]

n.

Feigned insanity.
A mental disorder in which the individual alleges to have committed a crime, but has not.
The pathological impulse to falsify or lie.

Nearby words

  1. pseudojaundice,
  2. pseudologia,
  3. pseudologia fantastica,
  4. pseudology,
  5. pseudomalignancy,
  6. pseudomembrane,
  7. pseudomembranous,
  8. pseudomembranous bronchitis,
  9. pseudomembranous enterocolitis,
  10. pseudomembranous gastritis


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