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)
2. An abnormal use of looking glasses: The neighborhood gossip was known to practice enoptromania by moving her mirror up and down the street so she could see who was coming from any direction.
2. Undue eagerness to perform surgery.
The correct term for over work instead of the commonly used “workaholic“ which is etymologically wrong.
This image represents an ergomaniac who worked right up to the point of this last entry and so signifies his efforts to complete his last project even to the very end of his existence! It may also be said that he represents the ultimate in persistence (or stupidity).