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in·ces·tu·ous

 (ĭn-sĕs′cho͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Of, involving, or suggestive of incest.
2. Having committed incest.
3. Improperly intimate or interconnected: "Press-politics relations are notoriously incestuous" (Boston Globe).

in·ces′tu·ous·ly adv.
in·ces′tu·ous·ness n.

incestuous

(ɪnˈsɛstjʊəs)
adj
1. relating to or involving incest: an incestuous union.
2. guilty of incest
3. (Law) obsolete resulting from incest: an incestuous bastard.
4. resembling incest in excessive or claustrophobic intimacy
inˈcestuously adv
inˈcestuousness n

in•ces•tu•ous

(ɪnˈsɛs tʃu əs)

adj.
1. involving incest.
2. guilty of incest.
3. too closely interconnected.
in•ces′tu•ous•ly, adv.
in•ces′tu•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incestuous - resembling incest as by excessive intimacy
2.incestuous - relating to or involving incest
Translations

incestuous

[ɪnˈsestjʊəs] ADJincestuoso

incestuous

[ɪnˈsɛstʃuəs] adj
(sexually) [relationship] → incestueux/euse
(fig) [clique, group, place] → fermé(e)

incestuous

incestuous

[ɪnˈsɛstjʊəs] adjincestuoso/a

in·ces·tu·ous

a. incestuoso-a.

incestuous

adj incestuoso
References in periodicals archive ?
Perhaps if Lord Justice Leveson wants to gain an insight into how a civil society can function well without descending into the incestuousness of London life, he might do well to look down the M4.
So you can imagine the world I inherited: I went to Hillsdale College, worked for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, went to Philadelphia Society meetings, and was enriched by that world but was also, in the end, put off by the cliquishness and incestuousness of it.
Andrea Weiss, author of Paris Was a Woman (1995) and professor at CCNY, has done a tremendous amount of research using original resources in Munich, where the Manns were born and grew up, interviewing relatives, lovers, and friends, many of whom were able to enumerate instances of the siblings' emotional, if not physical, incestuousness.
We had an immediate connection with our fans, which first created an intimacy, which in turn created an incestuousness, which then created politics, which created all the things that go with that ease of communication.
This apparent incestuousness certainly gives Biondi the right to question our motives for doing this story.
The incestuousness of the family, a grotesquery that further imbeds Van Niekerk's reformulation of traditional Gothic symbolism, functions as a dark parody of the Afrikaner dream of keeping white bloodlines from mingling with those of the supposedly inferior races.