necrophilia


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nec·ro·phil·i·a

 (nĕk′rə-fĭl′ē-ə) also nec·roph′i·lism (nĭ-krōf′ə-lĭz′əm, nĕ-)
n.
1. Obsessive fascination with death and corpses.
2. The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving a corpse.

nec′ro·phil′i·ac′ (-ē-ăk′) adj. & n.
nec′ro·phile′ (-fīl′) n.
nec′ro·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.

necrophilia

(ˌnɛkrəʊˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodies. Also called: necromania or necrophilism
ˌnecroˈphiliˌac, necrophile, necrophil n
ˌnecroˈphilic adj

nec•ro•phil•i•a

(ˌnɛk rəˈfɪl i ə)

n.
an erotic attraction to corpses.
[1890–95]
nec`ro•phil′i•ac, nec`ro•phil′ic, adj., n.

necrophilia

a sexual attraction to the dead. — necrophile, n. — necrophilic, adj.
See also: Sex
an abnormal attraction, especially erotic, to corpses. — necrophile, necrophiliac, n.
See also: Corpses
an abnormal attraction, especially erotic, to corpses. — necrophile, n., adj.necrophiliac, n., adj.
See also: -Phile, -Philia, -Phily
an abnormal, often sexual attraction toward the dead or a dead body. — necrophile, n.
See also: Death
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.necrophilia - an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies
cacoethes, mania, passion - an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
Translations
nekrofilie
nekrofili
Nekrophilie
nekrofilia
necrofilie

necrophilia

[ˌnekrəʊˈfɪlɪə] Nnecrofilia f

necrophilia

nLeichenschändung f, → Nekrophilie f

necrophilia

[ˌnɛkrəʊˈfɪlɪə] nnecrofilia

nec·ro·phil·i·a

, necrophilism
n. necrofilia.
1. atracción mórbida por los cadáveres;
2. relación sexual con un cadáver.

necrophilia

n necrofilia
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