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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

menuitis /men`yoo?i:'tis/, n. Notional disease suffered by software with an obsessively simple-minded menu interface and no escape. Hackers find this intensely irritating and much prefer the flexibility of command-line or language-style interfaces, especially those customizable via macros or a special-purpose language in which one can encode useful hacks. See user-obsequious, drool-proof paper, WIMP environment, for the rest of us.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

menuitis /men"yoo-i:"tis/ A notional disease suffered by software with an obsessively simple-minded menu interface and no escape. Hackers find this intensely irritating and much prefer the flexibility of command-line or language-style interfaces, especially those customisable via macros or a special-purpose language in which one can encode useful hacks. See user-obsequious, drool-proof paper, WIMP, for the rest of us. [Jargon File] (1994-12-02)