taphophilia

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

taphophilia (uncountable)

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

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