kleptomania


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kleptomania \Klep`to*ma"ni*a\, n. [Gr. kle`pths thief + E.
   mania.]
   A propensity to steal, claimed to be irresistible. This does
   not constitute legal irresponsibility. --Wharton.
   [1913 Webster]
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