necrophilia necrophilia

Definition(s):

  • (n) an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He wrote of transvestism, stalking, sexual blackmail, castration, impotence, masochism, necrophilia and an adulteress forced to eat her lover's corpse.
  2. Thus warps of character appeared: sadism, the passion to control others, and necrophilia, the attraction to death and destruction.
  3. One women's shop has achieved the living end in Egyptian necrophilia: its main window features a mannequin wrapped in masking tape to look like a mummy.

News

  • Actor slept in caves for necrophilia film

    US actor Scott Haze spent months in isolation and slept in caves to prepare for his role as a necrophiliac in James Franco's "Child of God", which premiered in Venice on Saturday.
    on August 31, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The idea came from Gris, and everybody loves his book about it," Del Toro told Bloodydisgusting.com. "The original story is far more perverse and spooky and [there'sa] semi-necrophilia vibe to it in certain aspects. Gris certainly has that...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Guillermo del Toro Source: Empire Online

  2. Pryor argued government has a legitimate interest in singling out same-sex relationships for punishment and compared those relationships to "prostitution, adultery, necrophilia, bestiality, possession of child pornography...... incest and...
    on May 30, 2005 By: Bill Pryor Source: CounterBias.com

  3. "I was appalled," Dassin said. "They were doing all sorts of horrible things, not stopping at necrophilia."
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Jules Dassin Source: Wall Street Journal

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