necrophilia

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necrophilia

sexual attraction for or sexual intercourse with dead bodies
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necrophilia

[‚nek·rə′fil·ē·ə]
(psychology)
Longing for death.
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkey's former chief negotiator and EU Affairs Minister Egemen Bay-yE- called those who went to the funeral of Berkin Elvan, a teenage boy who died after nine months in a coma as a result of being hit in the head by a tear gas canister during the Gezi Park protests last year, necrophiliacs, a comment that has drawn wide denunciation and vehement criticism.
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