incubus

  • 1 Incubus — Основная информация …

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  • 2 Incubus — In cu*bus, n.; pl. E. {Incubuses}, L. {Incubi}. [L., the nightmare. Cf. {Incubate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A demon; a fiend; a lascivious spirit, supposed to have sexual intercourse with women by night. Tylor. [1913 Webster] The devils who appeared… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Incubus — puede referirse a: Íncubo, un demonio masculino (contraparte masculina del Súcubo). También puede referirse a: Incubus, banda de rock californiana. Incubus, película de terror. Esta página de desambiguación cat …

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  • 4 Incŭbus — (Incubo), 1) Beischläfer; 2) so v.w. Faun, weil die Alten glaubten, er pflege verbotene Liebe mit den Frauen; 3) bes. in der Hexensprache ein Teufel, der mit einer Hexe Buhlerei trieb; 4) so v.w. Alp; 5) Päderast …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Incubus — Incubus, lat., Hauskobold; Alp. s. Alpdrücken …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 6 incubus — index weight (burden) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Incubus — vgl. Inkubus …

    Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • 8 incubus — (n.) c.1200, from L.L. (Augustine), from L. incubo nightmare, one who lies down on (the sleeper), from incubare to lie upon (see INCUBATE (Cf. incubate)). Plural is incubi. In the Middle Ages their existence was recognized by law …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 incubus — meaning ‘a male demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women’ and hence ‘a nightmare’, has the plural form incubuses …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 incubus — [n] evil spirit demon, devil, fiend, goblin, hobgoblin, nightmare, succuba, succubus; concepts 370,412 …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 incubus — ► NOUN (pl. incubi) 1) a male demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women. 2) archaic a nightmare. ORIGIN Latin incubo nightmare , from incubare lie on …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 incubus — [in′kyə bəs, iŋ′kyə bəs] n. pl. incubuses or incubi [in′kyo͞obī΄, iŋ′kyo͞obī΄; in′kyəbī΄, iŋ′kyəbī΄] [ME < LL, nightmare (in ML, demon supposed to cause nightmares) < L incubare: see INCUBATE] 1. an evil spirit or demon thought in medieval… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Incubus — An incubus (plural incubi ) is a demon in male form supposed to lie upon sleepers, especially women, in order to have sexual intercourse with them, according to a number of mythological and legendary traditions. Its female counterpart is the… …

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  • 14 Incubus — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Incubus est le mot anglais pour incube. D autres utilisations du terme sont: Incubus est un groupe californien de rock alternatif. Incubus est un film… …

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  • 15 incubus —    A lewd male DEMON who pursues women for sex. In Hebrew mythology, the incubus and his female counterpart, the SUCCUBUS, visit women and men in their sleep, lie and press heavily upon them, and seduce them. They can be conjured by witches,… …

    Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • 16 incubus —    Also referred to as incubo, night hag, nightmare, incubus experience, and familiar. The term incubus is Latin for night hag or nightmare. It comes from the verb incubare, which means to lie upon. The term is used in demonology to denote an… …

    Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 17 Incubus — Die Bezeichnung Incubus oder auch Inkubus steht für einen Dämon, siehe Incubus (Dämon). Nach ihm benannt wurden eine US amerikanische Crossover Band, siehe Incubus (Band) ein Song von Marillion aus dem Album Fugazi (1984) eine US amerikanische… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 incubus — /in kyeuh beuhs, ing /, n., pl. incubi / buy /, incubuses. 1. an imaginary demon or evil spirit supposed to descend upon sleeping persons, esp. one fabled to have sexual intercourse with women during their sleep. Cf. succubus (def. 1). 2. a… …

    Universalium

  • 19 Incubus — (IN cue bus) Variations: Ag Rog ( old hag ), Agumangia, ALP, AUFHOCKER, Barychnas ( the heavy breather ), Buhlgeist, Cauchmar ( trampling ogre ), Da Chor, Dab ( nightmare ), Ducci, DUENDES, EPHÉLÉS, Haegte, Haegtesse, Haehtisse, Hagge, Hegge,… …

    Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

  • 20 Incubus — ¿Estás buscando la banda de música Incubus? Incubus es una película de terror rodada en blanco y negro en 1965, restaurada en 2001. Dirigida por Leslie Stevens, fue el segundo largometraje con diálogos completamente en esperanto …

    Enciclopedia Universal