taphophilia

taphophilia
Morbid attraction for graves. [G. taphos, grave, + phileo, to love]

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tapho·phil·ia (taf″o-filґe-ə) morbid attraction to graves or cemeteries.

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  • Taphophilia — is a passion for and enjoyment of cemeteries. [Rogak, Lisa (2004), Stones and Bones of New England: A guide to unusual, historic, and otherwise notable cemeteries , Globe Pequat ISBN 07627 3000 5 ] The singular term is a taphophile .Taphophilia… …   Wikipedia

  • taphophilia — noun a love of funerals, cemeteries and the rituals of death See Also: taphophile …   Wiktionary

  • тафофилия — (taphophilia; греч. taphe похороны, погребение + philia любовь, влечение) патологическое влечение присутствовать на похоронах …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Тафофили́я — (taphophilia; греч. taphē похороны, погребение + philia любовь, влечение) патологическое влечение присутствовать на похоронах …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • List of cemeteries — This list of cemeteries compiles notable cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, worldwide. Reasons for notability include their design, their history and their interments.Argentina*La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires burial… …   Wikipedia

  • -phil- — Suffixes with the common part phil ( phile, philia, philic) are used to specify some kind of attraction or affinity to something, in particular the love or obsession with something. They are antonymic to suffixes phob . Phil (Philo ) may also be… …   Wikipedia

  • taphophile — noun A person who is interested in cemeteries, funerals and gravestones See Also: taphophilia …   Wiktionary

  • Lists of cemeteries — These lists of cemeteries compile notable cemeteries, mausoleums, and other places people are buried worldwide. Reasons for notability include their design, their history, and their interments. Contents 1 Lists of cemeteries by country 1.1 Africa …   Wikipedia

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