Kleptomania (noun)

A mental disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to steal, often without any economic need.


Derived from the greek words "kleptes" meaning thief and "mania" meaning madness or obsession.


  1. He was diagnosed with kleptomania and was sent to a psychiatric facility.
  2. She had kleptomania and would steal things even if she had no use for them.
  3. His kleptomania had gotten him into trouble with the law multiple times.
  4. The therapist suggested therapy for her kleptomania.
  5. He had been struggling with kleptomania for years and had never received treatment.
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