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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive.

Usage examples (32)
  • Pathological gambling is similar to many other impulse control disorders such as kleptomania, pyromania, and trichotillomania.
  • News Corp has been increasingly aggressive since Mr Murdoch said search engines such as Google engaged in '' kleptomania ''.
  • "kleptomania" and acting as a "parasite" for including News Corp content in its Google News pages.
  • That would be a textbook definition of kleptomania. for more
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