1. noun /ˌmɒnəʊˈmeɪnɪæk,ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪnɪæk/
A person who is obsessed with a single thing, to the exclusion of other concerns.
2. adjective /ˌmɒnəʊˈmeɪnɪæk,ˌmɑnoʊˈmeɪnɪæk/
Focussed on one thing above all others.

...then it was that monomaniac Ahab, furious with this tantalizing vicinity of his foe, which placed him all alive and helpless in the very jaws he hated; frenzied with all this, he seized the long bone with his naked hands, and wildly strove to wrench it from its gripe.

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  • monomaniac — MONOMANIÁC, Ă, monomaniaci, ce, adj. (med.; rar) Monoman. [pr.: ni ac] – Din fr. monomaniaque. Trimis de LauraGellner, 04.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  MONOMANIÁC s., adj. v. monoman. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • Monomaniac — Mon oma ni*ac, n. A person affected by monomania. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monomaniac — Mon oma ni*ac, Monomaniacal Mon oma ni*a*cal, a. [Cf. F. monomaniaque.] Affected with monomania, or partial derangement of intellect; caused by, or resulting from, monomania; as, a monomaniacal delusion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monomaniac — index bigot Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • monomaniac — (n.) 1833; see MONOMANIA (Cf. monomania) + MANIAC (Cf. maniac). Related: Monomaniacal …   Etymology dictionary

  • monomaniac — monomania ► NOUN ▪ obsessive preoccupation with one thing. DERIVATIVES monomaniac noun …   English terms dictionary

  • monomaniac — noun or adjective see monomania …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monomaniac — See monomania. * * * …   Universalium

  • monomaniac — 1. One exhibiting monomania. 2. Characterized by or relating to monomania. * * * mono·ma·ni·ac nē .ak n an individual affected by monomania …   Medical dictionary

  • monomaníac — mo|no|ma|ní|ac Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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