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Oniomania (OH-nee-oh-MAY-nee-ya) Noun: -An obsessive or uncontrollable urge to buy things. -An abnormal impulse for buying things. From Greek ōnios (for sale), from ōnos (price, purchase) + Late Latin mania (insanity, madness,) from Greek mania (madness, frenzy; enthusiasm). Used in a sentence: “When it comes to the buying of books, there is nothing wrong with a bit of oniomania.

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