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Definition of incubus. Meaning of incubus. Synonyms of incubus

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Definition of incubus

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 preserved. --Lecky. 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. --J. L. Farley.

Meaning of incubus from wikipedia

- article is about the legendary demon. for other uses, see incubus (disambiguation). an incubus is a lilin-demon in male form who, according to mythological
- an incubus is a male demon that has ****ual intercourse with sleeping women. incubus may also refer to: incubus (1966 film), a film in esperanto starring
- incubus. for the mythological creature, see incubus. for the metal band formerly known as incubus, see opprobrium (band). for other uses, see incubus
- this is a comprehensive discography of official recordings by incubus, an american rock band from calabasas, california. to date, they have sold over
- for other uses, see incubus (disambiguation). the incubus (also known simply as incubus) is a 1982 american horror film directed by john hough, and starring
- incubus (esperanto: inkubo) is a 1966 black-and-white american horror film filmed entirely in the constructed language esperanto. it was directed by leslie
- rock band incubus and the only single from their debut album fungus amongus in 1995. it was later re-recorded for their 1997 ep enjoy incubus. an official
- incubus is a 2006 horror thriller film by sony pictures home entertainment that was directed by anya camilleri and stars actress tara reid. the film was