Definition of -philia 

1 : friendly feeling toward Francophilia

2 : tendency toward hemophilia

3 : abnormal appetite or liking for necrophilia

History and Etymology for -philia

New Latin, from Greek philia friendship, from philos dear

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English Language Learners Definition of -philia

: a strong feeling of love or admiration for something

: a feeling of unusual or abnormal sexual desire for someone or something

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