from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A morbid impulse to excessive drinking of water.
  • noun In pathology, a species of melancholia under the influence of which the sufferer is led to commit suicide by drowning. It sometimes appears in pellagra.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A morbid craving for water.


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  • Chatsworth, [6] and have discovered that the hydromania is almost as bad as the hydrophobia.

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