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necrophilism

[nuh-krof-uh-liz-uh m, ne-]
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noun Psychiatry.
  1. necrophilia.

Origin of necrophilism

First recorded in 1860–65; necro- + -philism
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British Dictionary definitions for necrophilism

necrophilism

noun
  1. another word for necrophilia
  2. a strong desire to be dead
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