necromimesis

[ nek-roh-mi-mee-sis ]
/ ˌnɛk roʊ mɪˈmi sɪs /

noun Psychiatry.

a pathological state in which a person believes himself or herself to be dead.

Nearby words

  1. necrology,
  2. necrolysis,
  3. necromancer,
  4. necromancy,
  5. necromania,
  6. necrophagous,
  7. necrophile,
  8. necrophilia,
  9. necrophiliac,
  10. necrophilism

Origin of necromimesis


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