expansive delusions


expansive delusions
expansive delusions, delusions of grandeur, megalomania
экспансивный бред, бред величия, мегаломания

English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • Expansive — Ex*pan sive ([e^]ks*p[a^]n s[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. expansif.] 1. Having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air. [WordNet sense 1] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • expansive — [ek span′siv] adj. [< L expansus (see EXPANSE) + IVE] 1. tending or being able to expand 2. of, or working by means of, expansion 3. widely extended; broad; extensive; comprehensive 4. characterized by a free and generous nature; sympathetic;… …   English World dictionary

  • expansive — adjective Date: 1651 1. having a capacity or a tendency to expand 2. causing or tending to cause expansion 3. a. characterized by high spirits, generosity, or readiness to talk ; open < grew expansive after dinner > b. marked by or indicative of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • expansive — expansively, adv. expansiveness, n. /ik span siv/, adj. 1. having a wide range or extent; comprehensive; extensive: expansive mountain scenery. 2. (of a person s character or speech) effusive, unrestrained, free, or open: Our expansive host… …   Universalium

  • expansive — ex·pan·sive ik span(t) siv adj marked by or indicative of exaggerated euphoria and delusions of self importance <a patient with expansive trends> ex·pan·sive·ness nəs n …   Medical dictionary

  • expansive — /əkˈspænsɪv / (say uhk spansiv), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective 1. tending to expand or capable of expanding. 2. causing expansion. 3. having a wide range or extent; comprehensive; extensive. 4. (of a person s manner or speech) effusive; unrestrained; …   Australian English dictionary

  • Expansively — Expansive Ex*pan sive ([e^]ks*p[a^]n s[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. expansif.] 1. Having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air. [WordNet sense 1] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Expansiveness — Expansive Ex*pan sive ([e^]ks*p[a^]n s[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. expansif.] 1. Having a capacity or tendency to expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide extending; as, the expansive force of heat; the expansive quality of air. [WordNet sense 1] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delusion — A false belief or wrong judgment held with conviction despite incontrovertible evidence to the contrary. [L. de ludo, pp. lusus, to play false, deceive, fr. ludo, to play] d. of control, d. of being controlled a d. in which one experiences one s… …   Medical dictionary

  • Moral insanity —    (insanity without hallucinations or delusions). See Prichard, James Cowles (1835).    Distinction between momentary symptom picture and underlying disease process in psychiatry (1844). To some extent, physicians have always been aware that the …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium


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