What is another word for cannibalism?

343 synonyms found


[ kˈanɪbəlˌɪzəm], [ kˈanɪbəlˌɪzəm], [ k_ˈa_n_ɪ_b_ə_l_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]

Cannibalism, which refers to the act of eating other beings of the same species, has been a taboo subject across human cultures since the dawn of time. However, there are many different synonyms that can be used to describe this practice. For example, terms like anthropophagy, autophagy, endocannibalism and exocannibalism are often used to refer to this behavior. Some other related synonyms include vampirism, necrophagy, and hemophagy. While many of these words have specific connotations and meanings, they all relate to the taboo and complex issue of eating other members of one's own species.

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How to use "Cannibalism" in context?

Cannibalism broadly refers to the practice of human eating human. It occurs in many cultures and can involve either premeditated or opportunistic consumption of human flesh. The motivations for cannibalism can vary, but often include cultural attachments, spiritual beliefs, or even aesthetic considerations. There has been much debate surrounding the morality of cannibalism, with some arguing that it is always wrong and others citing cases where it may be permissible under specific circumstances.

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