nostomania


nostomania
abnormal desire to go back to familiar places

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • nostomania — /nostoma nia/ s.f. [comp. del gr. nóstos ritorno e mania ]. (psicol.) [patologia morbosa per cui il soggetto prova un intenso bisogno di ritornare nei luoghi della propria infanzia] ▶◀ Ⓖ nostalgia …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • nostomania — s. f. 1. Espécie de alienação mental produzida pela nostalgia. 2.  [Pouco usado] Nostalgia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • nostomania — [näs΄tō mā′nē ə, näs΄tōmān′yə] n. [ModL < Gr nostos, a return (see NOSTALGIA) + MANIA] Psychiatry excessive or abnormal nostalgia …   English World dictionary

  • nostomania — /nos teuh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home. [1850 55; < Gk nósto(s) a return home + MANIA] * * * nostomania /no stō māˈni ə/ noun An abnormal desire to go back to familiar places… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nostomania — /nos teuh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home. [1850 55; < Gk nósto(s) a return home + MANIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • nostomania — noun an overwhelming desire to return to familiar surroundings, or to ones home …   Wiktionary

  • nostomania — A rarely used term for an obsessive or abnormal interest in nostalgia, especially as an extreme manifestation of homesickness. [G. nostos, return, homecoming, + mania, frenzy] …   Medical dictionary

  • nostomania — Overwhelming homesickness …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • ностомания — (nostomania; греч. nostos возвращение + мания; син. ностопатия) навязчивое или импульсивное стремление возвратиться на родину …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Ностомани́я — (nostomania; греч. nostos возвращение + Мания; син. ностопатия) навязчивое или импульсивное стремление возвратиться на родину …   Медицинская энциклопедия


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