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- n. The propensity to murder in order to have sex with the corpse.
- n. this sense?) The propensity to derive sexual pleasure from mutilating dead bodies.
necro- + sadism. (Wiktionary)
When there is, in addition, mutilation of the corpse, the condition is termed necrosadism.
There seems usually to be no true sadism in either necrosadism or necrophilism.