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Friday word: Mythomania

Mythomania, n. mytho·ma·nia \ˌmi-thə-ˈmā-nē-ə, -nyə\

: an excessive or abnormal propensity for lying and exaggerating
— mytho·ma·ni·ac
\-nē-ˌak\ noun or adjective

Etymology:
New Latin, from Greek mythos + Late Latin mania mania

First Known Use: circa 1909
Tags: greek, latin, m, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
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