necrophilia

Synonyms and related words:
active algolagnia, algolagnia, algolagny, amphierotism, autoeroticism, bisexuality, coprophilia, exhibitionism, fetishism, heterosexuality, homoeroticism, homosexualism, homosexuality, incest, incestuousness, lesbianism, masochism, narcissism, paraphilia, passive algolagnia, pedophilia, sadism, sadomasochism, sapphism, scotophilia, sexual inversion, sexual normality, sexual preference, swinging both ways, transvestitism, tribadism, tribady, voyeurism, zooerastia, zoophilia

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • necrophilia — (n.) 1892, in Chaddock s translation of Krafft Ebbing s Psychopathia Sexualis, from NECRO (Cf. necro ) + PHILIA (Cf. philia) …   Etymology dictionary

  • necrophilia — ► NOUN ▪ sexual intercourse with or attraction towards corpses. DERIVATIVES necrophiliac noun …   English terms dictionary

  • necrophilia — [ne kräf′ə liz΄əmnek΄rəfil′ē ə] n. [ NECRO + PHILIA] an abnormal fascination with death and the dead; esp., an erotic attraction to corpses: also necrophilism [ne kräf′ə liz΄əm] necrophile [nek΄rəfīl΄] n. necrophiliac adj. necrophilous …   English World dictionary

  • Necrophilia — A depiction of necrophilia in Franz Fiedler s series Narre Tod, Mein Spielgesell (1921) Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia or necrolagnia, is the sexual attraction to corpses. It is classified as a paraphilia by the Diagnostic and Statistical …   Wikipedia

  • necrophilia — [[t]ne̱krəfɪ̱liə[/t]] N UNCOUNT Necrophilia is the act of having sexual intercourse with a dead body, or the desire to do this …   English dictionary

  • necrophilia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1892 obsession with and usually erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses • necrophiliac adjective or noun • necrophilic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • necrophilia — necrophile /nek reuh fuyl /, n. necrophiliac /nek reuh fil ee ak /, necrophilic, adj., n. /nek reuh fil ee euh/, n. Psychiatry. an erotic attraction to corpses. [1890 95; < NL; see NECRO , PHILIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • necrophilia — noun /ˌnɛkɹə(ʊ)ˈfɪlɪə,nɛkɹoʊˈfɪliə,nɛkɹoʊˈfɪljə/ a) A pathological attraction to dead bodies, especially sexual attraction or intercourse. b) Pathological fascination with death. Syn: necrophilism …   Wiktionary

  • necrophilia — nec·ro·phil·ia .nek rə fil ē ə n obsession with and usu. erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses * * * see necrophilism * * * nec·ro·phil·ia (nek″ro filґe ə) [necro + philia] fascination or obsession with death, usually… …   Medical dictionary

  • necrophilia — nec|ro|phil|i|a [ˌnekrəuˈfıliə, krə US krou , krə ] n [U] [Date: 1800 1900; : Greek; Origin: nekros ( NECROMANCY) + English philia] sexual interest in dead bodies …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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