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INCESTUOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does incestuous mean? 

INCESTUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective INCESTUOUS has 2 senses:

1. resembling incest as by excessive intimacy
2. relating to or involving incest

  Familiarity information: INCESTUOUS used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCESTUOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Resembling incest as by excessive intimacy

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

intimacy (close or warm friendship)


Sense 2incestuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or involving incest

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

incest (sexual intercourse between persons too closely related to marry (as between a parent and a child))


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