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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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incestuous - resembling incest as by excessive intimacy
2.incestuous - relating to or involving incest
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Translations

incestuous

[ɪnˈsestjʊəs] ADJincestuoso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

incestuous

[ɪnˈsɛstʃuəs] adj
(sexually) [relationship] → incestueux/euse
(fig) [clique, group, place] → fermé(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

incestuous

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

incestuous

[ɪnˈsɛstjʊəs] adjincestuoso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

in·ces·tu·ous

a. incestuoso-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

incestuous

adj incestuoso
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
He drops Cersei more because of the revelation of her infidelity than the incestuousness of the relationship, but drop her he does, in the process switching his energy from insulting Brienne of Tarth's appearance (Storm 1.19) to lecturing Peck on treating Pia respectfully (Feast 506).
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.
Buckley, fresh out of Yale, stopped by and said, "I want to start a journal called National Review." 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.
If you appreciated their Sir Mix-a-Lot sampling homage to butch girls, "Butch/Femme," from their debut EP, Gina Gina Revolution, then you'll laugh at "Wife Swapping," which pokes fun at the legendary incestuousness of the lesbian community.
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.
May's children most like him, and that the character trait they share is the same one that makes her heedless yet faithful and capable of greatness, both emphasizes and endorses the incestuousness of her sacrifice.
There's a certain incestuousness that takes place on a set, whether you're there two months or nine years."
The incestuousness of Street life made it all feel borderline creepy.
They fail to see that the seething incestuousness must relate to the Sidney family.