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improve your vocabulary with radheshy ( MANIA )

improve your vocabulary with radheshy ( MANIA )

Date: Oct 26 2007

Topic: Vocabulary

Author: radheshy


Hey dear friends love you all welcome to this simple and easy but interesting vocabulary improving lesson. A few days ago I was talking with shanie, she has got intermediate level English but she says sometimes she lacks of words, she is trying hard to improve her Vocabulary And I think sometime else or other almost all of us face this kind of problem, don't we? Whether we'd be native English Speaker or not, Sometimes we want to say something but we don't find the exact word, isn't it? Somehow else or other we express ourselves. If you face this kind of problem then this lesson is only for you with some interesting words. again welcome to the lesson " Improve your Vocabulary with Radheshy "!

Today's lesson is about " MANIA " (excessive excitement enthusiasm; craze: The country has mania for soccer. ) There are so many kinds of people are around us. The probe into the complex organism called the human mind reveals how mysterious the ways of human nature are. Some develop MANIA, a compulsive or morbid preoccupation with some impulse or activity e.g., compulsive stealing is called 'kleptomania ' Did you know what's called " a morbid obsession with oneself ? a morbid compulsion to drink ? a mania for talking? " Here is the list of some interesting Manias :                 

1. Bibliomania -obsession with rare books                                      

2. Demonomania -a morbid delusion of being under the influence of an evil spirit

3. Dispomania - a morbid compulsion to drink                                                 

4. Dromomania -a morbid compulsion for travel                                               

5. Egomania - a morbid obsession with oneself                                                

6. Graphomania - a morbid mania for writing                                                   

7. Hypomania -a mild manic excitment

8. Kleptomania - a morbid compulsion to steal

9. Logomania - a mania for talking

10. Macromania - a delusion that one's body has become very big

11. Micromania - a delusion that one's body has become very small

12. Monomania - single fixed obsession

13. Nymphomania - excessive sexual desire in a female

14. Pseudomania - a mania for making false and exaggerated statement

15. Pyromania -compulsion to set fire for thrill

16. Scribblomania- a mania for making meaningless marks on paper

17. Theomania - a delusion that one has become a god

18. Agromania - an intense to be alone or put in the open

19. Necromania - an irresistble attraction to dead bodies

Now think which kind of mania you or the people around you have, start thinking that and pls add some more manias which you know now dear friend if you find these words interesting enough to add them to your vocabulary then try to memorise them and try use them so you could make your knowledge solid * Was this lesson useful ? Yes or No whatever you think pls let me know so i could make cool changes to the lesson which suit you. :)


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graphomania is for writing. Similarly, logomania is for talking. Can you tell me what is mania for reading and listening?

07:17 AM Feb 22 2008 |



Saudi Arabia

thank you :)

10:41 PM Feb 21 2008 |




Yeah you got it exactly what i wished to tell , we need to learn the words before mania n you’Re done

01:09 AM Feb 03 2008 |




Thankkkkks sooooooo interesting!!
U know what?? the list of words with “mania” reminds me of “phobia” list
acarophobia fear of itching
acrophobia fear of heights
agoraphobia fear of open spaces
ailurophobia fear of cats
algophobia fear of pain
amathophobia fear of dust
amaxophobia fear of riding in a car
aquaphobia fear of water
arachnophobia fear of spiders
autophobia fear of solitude
belonephobia fear of pins and needles
bibliophobia fear of books
claustrophobia fear of closed spaces
climacophobia fear of falling down stairs
cyberphobia fear of computers
cynophobia fear of dogs
dromophobia fear of crossing streets
euphobia fear of good news
gamophobia fear of marriage
genophobia fear of sex
herpetophobia fear of snakes
homichlophobia fear of fog
kenophobia fear of empty spaces
monophobia fear of being alone
muriphobia fear of mice
necrophobia fear of corpses
nosophobia fear of disease
xenophobia fear of foreigners
zelophobia fear of jealousy
zoophobia fear of animals

09:20 PM Feb 01 2008 |


United States


 it was a great lesson.  but it's  very difficult to remember . thanks u veryyy muchhhh


07:44 AM Jan 31 2008 |




thanks a lot

i will work hard to enlarge my vocabulary

12:49 PM Jan 26 2008 |

noushad k

noushad k



dear teacher

i dont understand pls explane me



11:23 AM Jan 23 2008 |

noushad k

noushad k



my teacher

i dont understand


pls explane me


11:22 AM Jan 23 2008 |



Well, What can i say i only remember the mania thing..hehehehe…this lesson made me a graphomania i think.

02:11 PM Jan 22 2008 |

noushad k

noushad k


its good for vacabulary

05:43 AM Jan 20 2008 |



very interesting words that we shoulnt rememper for ever.

10:53 AM Dec 11 2007 |




I have mania for learning English and making more friends!!!

08:17 AM Nov 09 2007 |



I don't understand.


07:32 AM Nov 09 2007 |



 Thanks for the acceptance. I  improve vocabulary


06:17 AM Nov 09 2007 |




For me it is a difficult lesson. From all it I have remembered from the first only 11 words. I hope in due course I'll overcome all glory

04:37 AM Nov 08 2007 |



thanks for the lesson i learnt new words i think i m a dromomaniac:D


12:31 PM Nov 03 2007 |



Russian Federation

Hi, radheshi. It was really interesting lesson. Thank you.

06:09 PM Oct 30 2007 |




Just you need to understand the mania and learn some new words and you’ll master it

09:27 AM Oct 29 2007 |




It's hard for me to remember all of them.Innocentbut I'll do my best

06:50 AM Oct 29 2007 |




wow,it’s great.

06:46 AM Oct 29 2007 |

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