necrophilia

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

Definition of necrophilia

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

necrophiliac

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necrophilic

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Origin and Etymology of necrophilia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1892


NECROPHILIA Defined for English Language Learners

necrophilia

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

Definition of necrophilia for English Language Learners

  • : sexual feelings or activities that involve dead bodies


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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