obsession with writing

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • graphomania — noun /ˌɡɹæfɵˈmeɪniə/ a) The compulsion to write books. A devoted explorer of decalcomania, fumage, frottage, collage and other methods of pictorial automatism, Colquhoun invented several magic inspired techniques of her own, including graphomania …   Wiktionary

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  • graphomania — graphomanˈia noun An obsession with writing • • • Main Entry: ↑graph …   Useful english dictionary

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