manic disordern. (Med.), An affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently.
Syn. -- mania.
Man"i*chee(?) }, n. [LL. Manichaeus: cf. F. manichen.] A believer in the doctrines of Manes, a Persian of the third century A. D., who taught a dualism in which Light is regarded as the source of Good, and Darkness as the source of Evil.
The Manichans stand as representatives of dualism pushed to its utmost development.Tylor.
Man`i*che"an(?) }, a. Of or pertaining to the Manichans.
Man"i*che*ism(?) }, n. [Cf. F. manichisme.] The doctrines taught, or system of principles maintained, by the Manichans.
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