Gamomania

Definition

noun

An extreme desire of marriage or being married.


Supplement

Individuals who experience gamomania have an extreme desire to be married that they make outrageous or bizarre marriage proposals, and may involve polygamy.


Word origin: gamo, marriage + manía, madness.
Related forms: gamomaniac (noun).

Synonym: gamonomania.
Compare: gametophobia, gamophobia.

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