Necrophiliac



[nek-ruh-fil-ee-uh] /ˌnɛk rəˈfɪl i ə/

noun, Psychiatry.
1.
an erotic attraction to corpses.
/ˌnɛkrəʊˈfɪlɪə/
noun
1.
sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodies Also called necromania, necrophilism
n.

1892, in Chaddock’s translation of Krafft-Ebbing’s “Psychopathia Sexualis,” from necro- + -philia.

necrophilia nec·ro·phil·i·a (něk’rə-fĭl’ē-ə)
n.

nec’ro·phil’i·ac’ (-ē-āk’) adj. & n.

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