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necrophilia

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

: sexual feelings or activities that involve dead bodies

Full Definition of NECROPHILIA

:  obsession with and usually erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses
nec·ro·phil·i·ac \-ˈfi-lē-ˌak\ adjective or noun
nec·ro·phil·ic \-ˈfi-lik\ adjective

Origin of NECROPHILIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1892

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fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

necrophilia

noun nec·ro·phil·ia \ˌnek-rə-ˈfil-ē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NECROPHILIA

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

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