- an erotic attraction to corpses.
- sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodiesAlso called: necromania, necrophilism
n.1892, in Chaddock’s translation of Krafft-Ebbing’s “Psychopathia Sexualis,” from necro- + -philia. n.
- An abnormal fondness for being in the presence of dead bodies.necromania
- Sexual contact with or erotic desire for dead bodies.