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Pronunciation: er'o-to-ma'ne-a


  1. Excessive or morbid inclination to erotic thoughts and behavior.
  2. The delusional belief that one is involved in a relationship with another, generally of unattainable status.

[G. eros, love, + mania, frenzy]

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