What is another word for incestuous?

Pronunciation: [ɪnsˈɛst͡ʃuːəs] (IPA)

The word "incestuous" typically refers to sexual relationships between family members. There are a variety of synonyms for this word, including "sibling" or "familial" relationships. Other synonyms include "incestuous love," "incestuous passion," and "incestuous feelings." These terms are often used to describe the complex and taboo feelings associated with incestuous relationships. Other synonyms for incestuous include "close-knit" or "intertwined," which refer to the tight bonds that can exist between family members who have grown up together. Overall, these synonyms highlight the complex and often troubling nature of incestuous relationships, which are widely considered taboo in most cultures around the world.

Synonyms for Incestuous:

What are the hypernyms for Incestuous?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Incestuous

No sooner did he return to Constantinople than he resigned himself to the arts and pleasures of a life of luxury: the expense of his dress, his table and his palace, surpassed the measure of his predecessors, and whole summer days were idly wasted in the delicious isles of the Propontis in the incestuous love of his niece, Theodora.
"Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)"
Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
It was notorious that he suspected Napoleon of an incestuous passion for Hortense, of which his fondness for the little Charles Napoleon was maliciously urged as proof; and the proposal, when made with trembling eagerness by Josephine, was hurled back by Louis with brutal violence.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose
To this it may be added, that the unnatural complexion of the incestuous progeny diffuses a kind of gloom which obscures the splendour of thought, and restrains the sympathetic indulgence of fancy to some of the boldest excursions of the poet.
"Titus Flavius Domitianus (Domitian) The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Volume 12."
C. Suetonius Tranquillus

Famous quotes with Incestuous

  • The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.
    Jack Anderson
  • There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress, and that is continuously, incessantly, and without interruption. If it is really going to work, the relationship has got to be almost incestuous.
    Lyndon B. Johnson
  • I think that one of the problems that jazz has is that it's so incestuous that it's starting to kill itself.
    Branford Marsalis
  • Religion which is interested only in itself, in its prestige and success, in its institutions and ecclesiastical niceties, is worse than vanity; it is essentially incestuous.
    S. H. Miller
  • London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live. Everybody is sort of on top of each other.
    Jeanette Winterson

Word of the Day

Historical Cohort Studies
The antonyms for the phrase "Historical Cohort Studies" may include present-day observations, cross-sectional analysis, conjectural investigations, experimental research, and prosp...