Meaning of vampirism in English:


Pronunciation /ˈvampʌɪərɪz(ə)m/


mass noun
  • The action or practices of a vampire.

    ‘he indulged in vampirism’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘The drinking of blood could be a reference to vampirism, where the drinker lives forever as a living dead at the cost of having to consume the blood of the living.’
    • ‘There aren't many scenes of vampirism in the film, and when there are, they are neither gory nor scary.’