Definition of Incestuous

1. Adjective. Resembling incest as by excessive intimacy.

Partainyms: Intimacy



2. Adjective. Relating to or involving incest.
Partainyms: Incest
Derivative terms: Incest

Definition of Incestuous

1. Adjective. Pertaining to or engaging in incest. ¹

2. Adjective. Characterized by mutual relationships that are intimate and exclusive to the detriment of outsiders. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incestuous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Incestuous

1. 1. Pertaining to incest. 2. Guilty of incest. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incestuous

incertitude
incertitudes
incessable
incessably
incessancies
incessancy
incessant
incessantly
incessantness
incession
incest
incest barrier
incestlike
incests
incestual
incestuous (current term)
incestuously
incestuousness
inch
inch-perfect
inch tracker
inch trackers
inchamber
inchambered
inchambering
inchambers
inchangeability
inchant
inchanted
inchanter

Literary usage of Incestuous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1912)
"incestuous marriages. Void Marriages—incestuous marriages; marriages of whites with negroes, mulattos, or, by the amendment of 1901, with Mongolians: ..."

2. The Penal Code of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1872)
"What is incestuous marriage, see Civil Code Cal., Sec. 59. "Who authorized to solemnize, see id., Sec. 70; see Sec. 285, ante, and note. 360. ..."

3. The Megalithic Culture of Indonesia by William James Perry (1918)
"... contract incestuous unions : To'ar is the son and husband of ... all the evidence concerning incestuous unions that I have been able to collect. ..."

4. The Science of Jurisprudence: A Treatise in which the Growth of Positive Law by Hannis Taylor (1908)
"As polygamous and Polygamous incestuous marriages are always void in Christian ... 1 As to polygamous and incestuous marriages, see Minor, Conflict of Laws, ..."

5. The Penal Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
""What is incestuous marriage, see Civil Code Cal., Sec. 59. "Who authorized to solemnize, see id., Sec. 70; see Sec. 235, ante, and note. 360. ..."

6. Conflict of Laws, Or, Private International Law by Raleigh Colston Minor (1901)
"The same principles apply to marriages contracted between relatives so near as to cause the union to be deemed incestuous and illegal in all civilized ..."

7. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"... incestuous Marriage, condemned in a Synod, He also called a synod,* wherein those damnable doctrines were condemned; as also the incestuous marriage of ..."

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