Adjective "megalomaniacal" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/mɛɡələməˈnʌɪək(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Others might view such people as demented or delusional or megalomaniacal.'
  2. 'I'm a megalomaniacal tyrant trying to take over the world; you think I'll be swayed by some lowly henchman like you?'

Definitions

1. a person afflicted with megalomania. adjective

2. Also, megalomaniacal[meg-uh-loh-muh-nahy-uh-kuh l]/ˌmɛg ə loʊ məˈnaɪ ə kəl/, megalomanic[meg-uh-loh-man-ik]/ˌmɛg ə loʊˈmæn ɪk/. of, relating to, or suggesting megalomania or a person who is afflicted with it.

More examples(as adjective)

"drives can be megalomaniacal."

Origin

(megalomaniac)