necrophilism

noun
ne·​croph·​i·​lism | \ nə-ˈkrä-fə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce necrophilism (audio) , ne- \

Definition of necrophilism

First Known Use of necrophilism

1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for necrophilism

borrowed from French nécrophilisme, from nécrophile "necrophiliac" (from nécro- necro- + -phile -phil entry 1) + -isme -ism

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The first known use of necrophilism was in 1864

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“Necrophilism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necrophilism. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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necrophilism

noun
ne·​croph·​i·​lism | \ nə-ˈkräf-ə-ˌliz-əm, ne- How to pronounce necrophilism (audio) \

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