plutomania

mania for money

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • plutomania — A delusion that one has great wealth. [G. ploutos, wealth, + mania, frenzy] * * * plu·to·ma·nia .plüt ə mā nē ə n excessive or abnormal desire for wealth …   Medical dictionary

  • plutomania — plu·to·ma·nia …   English syllables

  • plutomania — An obsession with money …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • plutomania — ˌplüd.əˈmānēə noun Etymology: New Latin, from plut + Late Latin mania : excessive or abnormal desire for wealth; also : insanity marked by delusions of wealth …   Useful english dictionary

  • plutomanie — plutomaníe s. f., art. plutomanía, g. d. art. plutomaníei Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  PLUTOMANÍE s. f. atracţie morbidă către bogăţii. (< engl. plutomania) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Plutus — In Greek mythology, Ploutos ( wealth Πλοῦτος), usually Romanized as Plutus, was equally a son of the pre Hellenic Cretan Demeter [Karl Kerenyi, We are not surpd to learn that the fruit of her love was Ploutos, riches . What else could have sprung …   Wikipedia

  • mania — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. madness, frenzy, lunacy; insanity; obsession, craze. See desire, excitability. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. craze, obsession, madness, manic disorder; see deSire 1 , insanity 1 , obsession . See Synonym… …   English dictionary for students

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • plut- — combining form or pluto Etymology: Greek plout , plouto , from ploutos; probably akin to Greek plein to sail, float more at flow : wealth plutarchy …   Useful english dictionary

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