Definition of nostomania in English:

nostomania

noun

rare
  • Extreme homesickness, formerly regarded as a type of insanity.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine. From modern Greek νοστομανία from ancient Greek νόστος return home + Hellenistic Greek -μανία.

Pronunciation

nostomania

/ˌnɒstəʊˈmeɪnɪə/