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oniomania (OH nee uh may" nee uh, uh nee uh MAY nee uh) (s) (noun), oniomanias (pl)
1. A morbidly exaggerated need or urge to buy beyond the realistic needs of the individual: Monroe's wife obviously has an oniomania because she has been constantly going to so many stores and continually obtaining products that are unnecessary and causing him to return them for refunds as often as possible.
2. A compulsive buying disorder (CBD) or a spending spree: Oniomania is characterized by an obsession with a shopping and buying behavior that causes adverse consequences.

Oniomania is not limited to people who spend beyond their means; it also involves people who spend an abnormal amount of time shopping or who chronically think about buying things but never actually purchase them.

The consequences of oniomania can be devastating with marriages, long-term relationships, and jobs.

The resulting stress caused by oniomanias can lead to physical health and mental problems and ruined relationships, or even suicide.

—Compiled from a variety of sources on and off the internet.
A mania for an excessive desire to buy things.

An undisciplined and uncontrollable objective to buy and buy many more things than necessary.
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