incubus incubus

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):

  1. It hung over the incoming crop, an imminent incubus.
  2. For a generation after the Civil War the Grand Army of the Republic was an incubus on national politics.
  3. Though rid of the Hughes incubus, Tillinghast and TWA do not lack for problems, thanks to the lively state of airline competition.

News

  • Life as a CIA Operative / Putin’s Russia

    Michael Davidson is a former member of the CIA, a foreign affairs expert on Russia and author of the book Incubus all of which he discusses in this conversation with Bill Leff. Incubus is available at all major retailers including …
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WGN Radio Chicago

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Quotes

  1. Boyd said: "Incubus has proven to be the proverbial 'Diamond' in my life. And I would venture to say that it has acted as such for my Brothers in our band as well. Fraught with struggle, too many hours in the dark and questionable as to if it's...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Brandon Boyd Source: Miami New Times (blog)

  2. "We've played with everyone from being on Lollapalooza a couple of years ago with Jane's Addiction and Incubus and Queens of the Stone Age - that was an incredible experience," says Leto. "We've opened up for Audioslave and opened up for...
    on May 9, 2008 By: Jared Leto Source: Edinburgh Evening News

  3. "It's cool that this film project is tapping the Web to distribute Incubus directly to teens," said Tara Reid. "What better way to celebrate Halloween than to watch a scary movie. Incubus will surely do the trick!"
    on Oct 30, 2006 By: Tara Reid Source: Business Wire (press release)

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