An uncontrollable urge to buy something

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Oniomania — (from Greek ὤνιος onios for sale and μανία mania insanity [1]) is the technical term for the compulsive desire to shop, more commonly referred to as compulsive shopping, shopping addiction, shopaholism, compulsive buying or CB. All of these are… …   Wikipedia

  • oniomania — s. f. Mania de comprar tudo ainda que seja desnecessário …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Oniomanía — La oniomanía o compra compulsiva es un trastorno psicológico que comporta un deseo desenfrenado por comprar sin una necesidad real, frecuente en estados depresivos como forma compensatoria.[1] La compra genera en la persona adicta una… …   Wikipedia Español

  • oniomania — oniomaniac /oh nee euh may nee ak /, n. /oh nee euh may nee euh, mayn yeuh/, n. an uncontrollable desire to buy things. [ < NL < Gk óni(os) for sale (deriv. of ônos price) + o O + LL mania MANIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • oniomania — noun /əʊnɪə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/ An abnormal impulse to buy things, or a condition characterised by such impulses …   Wiktionary

  • oniomania — Rarely used term for the morbidly exaggerated need or urge to buy beyond the realistic needs of the individual. [G. onios, for sale, + mania, insanity] * * * onio·ma·nia .ō nē ō mā nē ə n an abnormal impulse for buying things …   Medical dictionary

  • oniomania — o·nio·ma·nì·a s.f. TS psic. impulso morboso a comprare qualsiasi cosa {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1970. ETIMO: comp. del gr. ōnéomai io compro e di mania …   Dizionario italiano

  • oniomania — med., vet. • ostohimo …   Suomi sanakirja synonyymejä

  • oniomania — pl.f. oniomanie …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • oniomania — mania for making purchases Manias and Obsessions …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • oniomania — n. uncontrollable compulsive shopping …   English contemporary dictionary

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