graphomania etymology

English word graphomania comes from English -mania (Compulsion or obsession.), English grapho- (Writing.)

Detailed word origin of graphomania

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-mania English (eng) Compulsion or obsession.
grapho- English (eng) Writing.
graphomania English (eng) (arts) Used as part of the name of various surrealist techniques, e.g., a method in which dots are made at the sites of impurities in a blank sheet of paper, and lines are then made between the dots; see "Entoptic graphomania".. The compulsion to write.

Words with the same origin as graphomania

Descendants of -mania
Fridamania Gazzamania Henmania Jennermania Leomania Obamamania Pottermania andromania balletomania clinomania ethnomania hydromania kleptomania matrimania narcomaniac nymphomania onomamania pathomania photomania phytomania plutomania polkamania thanatomania theomaniac zoomania
Descendants of grapho-
graphoepitaxy grapholite graphometry graphomotor graphopathology graphophobia graphophonic graphorrhoea graphoscope graphospasm graphosphere graphotype