[ in-ses-choo-uhs ]
/ ɪnˈsɛs tʃu əs /
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Origin of incestuous
OTHER WORDS FROM incestuous
in·ces·tu·ous·ly, adverbin·ces·tu·ous·ness, nounnon·in·ces·tu·ous, adjectivenon·in·ces·tu·ous·ly, adverb
non·in·ces·tu·ous·ness, nounun·in·ces·tu·ous, adjectiveun·in·ces·tu·ous·ly, adverb
Words nearby incestuous
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British Dictionary definitions for incestuous
/ (ɪnˈsɛstjʊəs) /
relating to or involving incestan incestuous union
guilty of incest
obsolete resulting from incestan incestuous bastard
resembling incest in excessive or claustrophobic intimacy
Derived forms of incestuousincestuously, adverbincestuousness, noun
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Medical definitions for incestuous
[ ĭn-sĕs′chōō-əs ]
Of, involving, or suggestive of incest.
Having committed incest.
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