是什么意思（基本 释义 ）
If you call someone, for example, a religious maniac or a sports maniac, you are critical of them because they have such a strong interest in religion or sports.
英音 [‘meiniæk] ; 美音 [‘meiniæk] ; CET6丨IELTS丨TOEFL
单词maniac里的词根mania，来源于拉丁语mania, 表示 “疯狂，精神错乱”。所以，在英语里包含mania的单词，多与此相关：
egomaniac n. 极端自我主义者
megalomaniac n. 夸大狂患者；妄自尊大的人
kleptomania n. 盗窃癖
dipsomaniac n. 嗜酒狂
lunatic: If you describe someone as a lunatic, you think they behave in a dangerous, stupid, or annoying way.（疯子）
fanatic: If you describe someone as a fanatic, you disapprove of them because you consider their behaviour or opinions to be very extreme, for example, in the way they support particular religious or political ideas.（狂热分子）
“My all” meant training obsessively, like a maniac. He would go to the gym and shoot for hours, all day, all night. Hundreds of times, not just taking shots, but making them, running steps and patterns, practicing shots off the rebound. I ran up and down every court/After every loose ball for you.