necrophilism

[ nuh-krof-uh-liz-uh m, ne- ]
/ nəˈkrɒf əˌlɪz əm, nɛ- /

noun Psychiatry.

Origin of necrophilism

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

necrophilism
/ (nɛˈkrɒfɪˌlɪzəm) /

noun

another word for necrophilia
a strong desire to be dead
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