One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An abnormal or pathological tendency to exaggerate or tell lies.
- ‘By all accounts, he seems to have been a loving husband, father and son, except for his mythomania.’
- ‘This mythomania is magnificently enacted by the actress.’
- ‘Therefore psychologists treat a man suffering from mythomania by confronting him with facts.’
- ‘If anything, Wells's work is an understatement, because Ellsberg is beyond mythomania.’
- ‘In short, what the song would seem to indicate upon a first listening is the self-pity and grand mythomania of the long-term drug addict.’
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