Erotomaniac



[ih-roh-tuh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, ih-rot-uh-] /ɪˌroʊ təˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə, ɪˌrɒt ə-/

noun, Psychiatry.
1.
abnormally strong or persistent sexual desire.
/ɪˌrɒtəʊˈmeɪnɪə/
noun
1.
abnormally strong sexual desire
2.
a condition in which a person is obsessed with another person and groundlessly believes that person to be in love with him or her
noun

a person who suffers from erotomania
Word Origin

Greek eros ‘love’
n.

“one driven mad by passionate love” (sometimes also used in the sense of “nymphomaniac”), 1858, from erotomania (1813, defined then as “Desperate love; sentimentalism producing morbid feelings”), from comb. form of erotic + mania.

erotomania e·ro·to·ma·ni·a (ĭ-rō’tə-mā’nē-ə, ĭ-rŏt’ə-)
n.
Excessive sexual desire.

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