Definition of monomania:
furor, possession, aberration, absorption, willpower, passion, ownership, madness, delirium, self-control, neurosis, self-command, self-will, will power, love affair, interest, self-possession, hallucination, spice, public interest, mania, alienation, motivation, craziness, derangement, dementia, involvement, compulsion, fixation, lunacy, insanity, obsession, frenzy, fascination.
His systematic jealousy may possibly have originated, as the English Minister reports Charles Edward to have himself declared, from fear lest there might attach to the birth of any possible heir of his those doubts of legitimacy which are almost invariably the lot of a pretender; but there can be no doubt that jealousy was an essential feature of his character, in which it amounted almost to monomania.- "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
- "Fantômas", Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain.
- "The Magic Skin", Honore de Balzac.