vampirism

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noun vam·pir·ism \ˈvam-ˌpī(-ə)r-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of vampirism

  1. 1 :  belief in vampires

  2. 2 :  the actions of a vampire

First Known Use of vampirism

circa 1796


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vampirism

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noun vam·pir·ism \-ˌpī(ə)r-ˌiz-əm\

Medical Definition of vampirism

  1. :  a sexual perversion in which gratification is obtained by the drawing of blood

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