Definitions

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  • noun The paraphilia characterised by sexual attraction to deformed or monstrous people.
  • noun Attraction to monsters.

Etymologies

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From terato- + -philia.

Examples

  • Nothing will ever breach my teratophilia, and I don't want to seem to be moving away from the monsters, but it's quite deliberate that in this book the descriptions of the aliens are very nebulous.

    A life in writing: China Miéville

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