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incestuous

[in-ses-choo-uh s] /ɪnˈsɛs tʃu əs/
adjective
1.
involving incest.
2.
guilty of incest.
3.
being so close or intimate as to prevent proper functioning:
an incestuous relationship between organized crime and government.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin incestuōsus, equivalent to Latin incestu- stem of incestus incest + -ōsus -ous
Related forms
incestuously, adverb
incestuousness, noun
nonincestuous, adjective
nonincestuously, adverb
nonincestuousness, noun
unincestuous, adjective
unincestuously, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for incestuously

incestuous

/ɪnˈsɛstjʊəs/
adjective
1.
relating to or involving incest an incestuous union
2.
guilty of incest
3.
(obsolete) resulting from incest an incestuous bastard
4.
resembling incest in excessive or claustrophobic intimacy
Derived Forms
incestuously, adverb
incestuousness, noun
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incestuously in Medicine

incestuous in·ces·tu·ous (ĭn-sěs'chōō-əs)
adj.

  1. Of, involving, or suggestive of incest.

  2. Having committed incest.

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