Perhaps it is this incubus of interruption that drives so many men to working late at night.
I wriggled my back in order to discover, if I could, the nature of the incubus.
It was one of those rash friendships that so often prove an incubus in afterlife.
Remember that the Goodeniaceae have weighed like an incubus for years on my soul.
"My father was an incubus," Merlin said, as though that explained everything.
I now began to despise my body—I almost hated it as an incubus!
Everything in life looked too bright since I succeeded in ridding myself of this incubus, and, then I found you.
I uncoiled the hose from my shoulder and eased the incubus from my back.
An incubus of disappointment weighed upon his soul and clouded his brow.
A man fettered and spell-bound by an incubus, is less helpless than I was.
c.1200, from Late Latin (Augustine), from Latin incubo "nightmare, one who lies down on (the sleeper)," from incubare "to lie upon" (see incubate). Plural is incubi. In the Middle Ages their existence was recognized by law.
incubus in·cu·bus (ĭn'kyə-bəs, ĭng'-)
n. pl. in·cu·bus·es or in·cu·bi (-bī')
An evil spirit believed to have sexual intercourse with women as they sleep.
An oppressive or nightmarish burden.