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 Dictionary entry overview: What does necrophilia mean? 

  The noun NECROPHILIA has 1 sense:

1. an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies

  Familiarity information: NECROPHILIA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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An irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting goals


necromania; necrophilia; necrophilism

Hypernyms ("necrophilia" is a kind of...):

cacoethes; mania; passion (an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action)

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