noun, plural in·cu·bi [in-kyuh-bahy, ing-], /ˈɪn kyəˌbaɪ, ˈɪŋ-/, in·cu·bus·es.
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Origin of incubus
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH incubusincubus , succubus
Words nearby incubus
Example sentences from the Web for incubus
She is betrayed in the usual manner, and finds, when too late, that she is embracing a hairy incubus which has a long tail.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
Everything in life looked too bright since I succeeded in ridding myself of this incubus, and, then I found you.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
Penniless and dclasse, the beautiful fugitive was an embarrassing incubus to her Roman relations.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall|W. R. H. Trowbridge
Even in times when we felt no personal danger, this incubus of savage life all around weighed on our hearts.Mary and I|Stephen Return Riggs
The Marconi scandal was an incubus which lay heavily on the Government throughout the year.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV.|Charles L. Graves