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necrophilia

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noun nec·ro·phil·ia \ˌne-krə-ˈfi-lē-ə\

Simple Definition of necrophilia

  • : sexual feelings or activities that involve dead bodies

Full Definition of necrophilia

  1. :  obsession with and usually erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses

nec·ro·phil·i·ac play \-ˈfi-lē-ˌak\ adjective or noun
nec·ro·phil·ic play \-ˈfi-lik\ adjective

Origin of necrophilia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1892


Medical Dictionary

necrophilia

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noun nec·ro·phil·ia \ˌnek-rə-ˈfil-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of necrophilia

  1. :  obsession with and usually erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses




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