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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Incubuses(0.01089 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Incubuses.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have
sexual intercourse with sleeping women
2: a situation resembling a terrifying dream [syn: nightmare]
3: someone who depresses or worries others
[also: incubi (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Incubus \In"cu*bus\, n.; pl. E. Incubuses, L. Incubi. [L.,
the nightmare. Cf. Incubate.]
1. A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have
sexual intercourse with women by night. --Tylor.
The devils who appeared in the female form were
generally called succubi; those who appeared like
men incubi, though this distinction was not always
2. (Med.) The nightmare. See Nightmare.
Such as are troubled with incubus, or witch-ridden,
as we call it. --Burton.
3. Any oppressive encumbrance or burden; anything that
prevents the free use of the faculties.
Debt and usury is the incubus which weighs most
heavily on the agricultural resources of Turkey.