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- adjective Afflicted with
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In Hearst's case, the infamous quotation supposedly in a wire to the artist Frederic Remington in Cuba was cobbled up in a memoir by a mythomaniacal correspondent.
Too Good To Check 2010
Dr. Jean Price-Mars, one of the early intellectual champions of the religion, considered possession a behavior of “psychically disequilibrated persons with a mytho-maniacal constitution”; mythomaniacal being defined as “a conscious pathological tendency towards lying and the creation of imaginary fables.”
The Serpent and the Rainbow Wade Davis 1985
The Informant!, meanwhile, embraces its mythomaniacal protagonist with something approaching adoration.