Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An abnormal attraction to dead bodies.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A morbid attraction toward death or the dead.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an irresistible sexual attraction to dead bodies

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Examples

  • I've been out of the country on a couple of meditation retreats and so missed much of this summer's celebrity necromania.

    Dean Sluyter: The Dharma of Celebrity Death

  • The elder brother, a long-legged stutterer whom they called Aristón in jest, was the most funereal fellow on the planet; he suffered from acute necromania; anything connected with coffins, corpses, wakes and candles roused his enthusiasm.

    The Quest

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    Dean Sluyter: The Dharma of Celebrity Death

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