Definitions for vampirismˈvæm paɪərˌɪz əm, -pəˌrɪz-

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  1. vampirism(Noun)

    the state of being a vampire, or the practices associated with vampires, in particular blood-drinking and the draining of a victim's life-force.

  2. vampirism(Noun)


    Treason, delusion, vampirism, scoundrelism, from Dan to Beersheba! uE000295142uE001 Thomas Carlyle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vampirism(noun)

    belief in the existence of vampires

  2. Vampirism(noun)

    the actions of a vampire; the practice of bloodsucking

  3. Vampirism(noun)

    fig.: The practice of extortion

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. vampirisme.]

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