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Definition of "erotomania" [erotomania]

  • Excessive sexual desire. (noun)
  • Psychiatry A delusional, romantic preoccupation with a stranger, often a public figure. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "erotomania" in a sentence
  • "But I think since you ` ve the word "celebrity worship," and it can go into what we call erotomania, which is another phrase for it - eroto meaning "about love," and that it ` s, you know, manic about love - is that, turn that celebrity worship into worshipping yourself."
  • "SAUNDERS: Well, this was a classic case of what we call erotomania, and it ` s a delusional disorder where a stalker or a person believes that there is a relationship between them and the celebrity."
  • "The first time I’ve ever heard the term erotomania as well."