187. Grandeur

See also 368. SIZE .

1. Psychiatry. a form of mental illness marked by delusions of greatness, wealth, or power.
2. an obsession with doing extravagant or grand things. — megalomaniac, n. —megalomaniacal, adj.
Psychiatry. a slowly progressive personality disorder marked by delusions, especially of persecution and grandeur. —paranoid, paranoiac, adj.

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