megalo-, megal-, -megalia, -megaly

(Greek: large, big, very big)

A situation that is characterized by the enlargement of one or more digits (fingers or toes).
Descriptive of someone who has enlargements of one or more digits (fingers or toes).
An excessively large tongue.
1. Writing with very large letters.
2. A genre in which representations are intended to glorify or to idealize excessively some event, person, or thing.
megalomania (s) (noun), megalomanias
1. An unreasonable conviction of self-importance regarding one's own extreme greatness, goodness, or power: The ideas in megalomanias are known as delusions of grandeur and are generally considered a part of schizophrenia or other psychoses.

Loosely, the megalomania is also used to describe a lopsided attachment or passion for, or for doing, things on a grand scale, or a tendency for wild exaggerations or conceit.

2. A type of delusion in which a person considers himself or herself possessed of greatness: Megalomania is when a person believes oneself to be a lawyer, a physician, a clergyman, a merchant, a prince, a top athlete in all divisions of sport, etc. while none of these are true.
A mania for doing great things.
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A mental disorder with delusions of grandeur.
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A desire to do something great when it is not possible.
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A mental disorder with delusions of great power.
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1. A person who has a delusional mental illness characterized by feelings of personal omnipotence, grandeur, power, wealth, etc.
2. Someone who has a delusion of greatness and omnipotence characterizing certain psychotic reactions.
1. A reference or someone who has a psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence.
2. A descriptive term for having an obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions.
An abnormal largeness of one or more limbs.
Hypertrophy (abnormal enlargement) of the fingernails and toenails.
megalophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An unreasonable distrust of large objects: Timothy was seeing a doctor regarding his megalophobia because he was terrified of huge towers and other very tall and giant buildings and he was also afraid to leave his house!
The police are very afraid of who or what could leave such big fingerprints.
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The perception of objects as being larger than they are.

Related "big, large, great" words: grand-; macro-; magni-; major-; maxi-; mega-.