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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
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