megalomaniacal love

Definitions

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  • adj. of, exhibiting, or affected with megalomania

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Suffering from megalomania.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or suffering from megalomania.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. suffering from megalomania

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Examples

  • When people look at me and say "megalomaniacal" - why the inflection, as if it were a bad word?

    amishboy Diary Entry

  • These people were ready to betray their country, not for money but in a kind of megalomaniacal pride in what they - they themselves - were going to achieve for that country.

    [unwitting partners] we’re always the good guys, aren’t we

  • Interestingly, the museum exists to stand as a force against exactly this kind of megalomaniacal, controlling thinking.

    MetaFilter

  • New Yorker's George Packer called Assange "megalomaniacal" and

    The Guardian World News

  • It is, I think, a work of extraordinary hubris - the kind of megalomaniacal enterprise that can spring forth from a director coming off of a major critical and commercial hit (in [Ang]) and allowed by producers to indulge his every whim. "

    GreenCine Daily

  • I say the only paradigm shift self-serving, pretentious, narcissistic and megalomaniacal dictators could bring is to march the "Dark Continent" backwards to the Dark Ages.

    Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: Education Unbanned!

  • Though cross-island expressways had been envisioned by the Regional Plan Association in the 1920s, it was in the postwar years that the megalomaniacal urban planner Robert Moses made Lomex — a proposed 200-foot-wide swath along Broome Street requiring the demolition of buildings housing at least 1,972 families and 804 businesses — the centerpiece of his vision to modernize New York.

    Indignation Superhighway

  • But advances in building materials and digital design technology -- and his worrying, even megalomaniacal vision of architecture as a tool for social transformation -- have gradually caused the field of architecture to move beyond his shadow.

    ARTINFO: Was Frank Lloyd Wright's Visionary Architecture Sustainable?

  • To compare them to a venal, psychotic, megalomaniacal whack-job like the Prime Minister is offensive in the extreme .

    Outrage over Clarkson 'Idiot' Jibe

  • Psycho-Electric specialist Dave Voltresistor said that many of the Prime Minister's recent decisions could be explained by the embedded objects, explaining, the likely explanation is that the metal is is causing short-circuits between the synapses, leading to erratic moods, occasional incontinence poor judgement and megalomaniacal episodes.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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