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- noun An irrational impulse to
wanderor travelwithout purpose.
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Greek names (as bulimia, dromomania, etc.) and been scientifically disposed of as "episodic syndromata of hereditary degeneration."
For a time at the end of the 19th century, some European men succumbed to a newly identified psychological syndrome, dromomania.
The urge to travel to Veley's extent, a kind of attention deficit on a global scale, has a medical diagnosis: dromomania, the addiction to new experiences, the vagabond neurosis.