nympholepsy


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nym·pho·lep·sy

(nim'fō-lep'sē),
Demoniac frenzy, especially of an erotic nature.
[nympho- + G. lēpsis, a seizure]

nympholepsy

(nĭm′fō-lĕp″sē) [Gr. nymphe, a maiden, + lepsis, a seizure]
1. Frenzied ecstasy, usually erotic in nature.
2. Obsession for something that is unattainable.