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- noun The propensity to
murderin order to have sexwith the corpse.
- noun this sense?) The propensity to derive sexual pleasure from mutilating dead bodies.
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necro- + sadism.
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.