incubi incubi

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women
  2. (n) a situation resembling a terrifying dream
  3. (n) someone who depresses or worries others

Usage(s):

  • This situation crops up in folk literature, with tales of changelings or of sleeping women seduced and impregnated by incubi, and occasionally appears in popular entertainments .
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