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succubus vs. incubus

[ suhk-yuh-buhs ]
  1. a demon in female form, said to have sexual intercourse with men in their sleep.
  2. any demon or evil spirit.
  3. a strumpet; prostitute.
[ in-kyuh-buhs, ing- ]
  1. an imaginary demon or evil spirit supposed to descend upon sleeping persons, especially one fabled to have sexual intercourse with women during their sleep.
  2. a nightmare.
  3. something that weighs upon or oppresses one like a nightmare.

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