mania-, -mania, -maniac, -maniacal, -manic, -manically, -maniacally

(Greek: a specific mental disorder or obsessive preoccupation with something; madness, frenzy; obsession, or abnormal desire for or with something or someone; also, an excessive enthusiasm or fondness for something that is not safe or advantageous)

An unusual fascination with making lists.
glossomania (s) (noun), glossomanias (pl)
The excessive practice of inventing languages.
Graiomania or Grecomania
An excessive passion for things Greek.
graphomania (s) (noun), graphomanias (pl)
An impulsive obsession with writing or a compulsive need to write, often without regard to the worth of what is being written.
An abnormal desire to write.
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Anyone who has a mania, or excessive impulse and desire, to write.
gymnogynomania (s) (noun), gymnogynomanias (pl)
The obsession of being a "peeping Tom" or a male voyeur who gets his pleasure from watching the private acts of women without being seen by them: After realizing that he had an irresistible tendency to watch women changing their clothes at the public swimming area or in a department store, Greg decided to go to a psychologist, thinking he might be suffering from gymnogynomania.
gymnomania (s) (noun), gymnomanias (pl)
A compulsion to be without wearing any clothing or an abnormal desire to be naked: After reading about gymnomania and noticing that she had a definite problem with wanting to be in the nude even in public, Susan made an appointment with a psychiatrist.
Satyriasis, an abnormal, excessive, insatiable sexual desire in the male for women; satyromania.
gynecomania, gynaecomania
A morbid or excessive desire for women; satyriasis.
A kind of insanity in which there are delusions of a cheerful character or gaiety.
A mania for sainthood.
A compulsion to sin.
hamartomania (s) (noun), hamartomanias (pl)
An excessive compulsion to sin and to do evil things: There are too many people who are possessed with hamartomania or a desire to harm other people and to cause destruction for no logical reason.

It is a statistical fact that the wicked work harder to reach hell than the righteous do to enter heaven.

—Josh Billings
hedonomania (s) (noun), hedonomanias (pl)
An irresistible craving for mirth and delight.
heliomania (s) (noun), heliomanias (pl)
An uncontrollable craving, or desire, for the sun; often expressed by those who spend an excessive amount of time "sun bathing".

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Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "anger, angry; rage, wrath, fury; rave": fur-, furi-; ira-; lysso-; rab-, rav-.