vampirism

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vampirism (usually uncountable, plural vampirisms)

  1. 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. (figuratively) extortion
    Treason, delusion, vampirism, scoundrelism, from Dan to Beersheba! — Thomas Carlyle.

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