Definition of Succubus

1. Noun. A female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men.

Exact synonyms: Succuba
Generic synonyms: Daemon, Daimon, Demon, Devil, Fiend



Definition of Succubus

1. n. A demon or fiend; especially, a lascivious spirit supposed to have sexual intercourse with the men by night; a succuba. Cf. Incubus.

Definition of Succubus

1. Noun. A female demon which comes to men, especially monks, in their dreams to seduce them and have sexual intercourse, drawing energy from the men to sustain themselves, often until the point of exhaustion or death. ¹

2. Noun. A strumpet, whore or prostitute. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Succubus

1. a female demon [n -BI or -BUSES] - See also: demon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Succubus

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succourer
succourers
succourest
succoureth
succouring
succourless
succours
succous
succuba
succubae
succubas
succubi
succubine
succubous
succubus (current term)
succubuses
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succulences
succulencies
succulency
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succulently
succulents
succulous
succumb
succumbed
succumbest
succumbeth

Literary usage of Succubus

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1. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"Remember— succubus. Have I this meeting wrought with cunning, Which when I come I find thee ... Do not follow succubus. Once so firm and now so hollow ? ..."

2. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1917)
"An incubus is a part of woman's own desire, a succubus a part of a man's. ... However, neither an incubus nor a succubus has a mind. There is an emptiness, ..."

3. German Society at the Close of the Middle Ages by Ernest Belfort Bax (1894)
"In the case referred to, the succubus assumed the shape of the man's dead wife, and lived with him and bore him children, until, one clay, he swore at her, ..."

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