Manic



[man-ik] /ˈmæn ɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or affected by .
/ˈmænɪk/
adjective
1.
characterizing, denoting, or affected by mania
noun
2.
a person afflicted with mania
adj.

“pertaining to or affected with mania,” 1902, from mania + -ic. The clinical term manic depressive also is from 1902; manic depression is first attested 1903.

manic man·ic (mān’ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, affected by, or resembling mania.

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