taphophilia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek τάφος (táphos, funeral rites”, “burial”, “funeral”, “wake”; “tomb”, “grave) + English -philia (from the Ancient Greek φιλία (philía), philia, “love”, “fondness”)

Noun[edit]

taphophilia

  1. a love of funerals, cemeteries and the rituals of death

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