Definition of vampirism in English:


Syllabification: vam·pir·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈvampīˌrizəm


  • The action or practices of a vampire.
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    • Few great vampire films are really about vampirism when all is said and done.
    • With the help of her creepy assistant, she destroys the body, intending to escape her own curse of vampirism.
    • Could it be a manifestation of an ancient family curse involving vampirism, or is something more earthly - yet equally sinister - at play?

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