English to Afrikaans Meaning :: incubus

Incubus :
incubus
- incubusincubuses
 

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Noun(1) a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women(2) a situation resembling a terrifying dream(3) someone who depresses or worries others

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(1) debt is a big incubus in developing countries(2) In the Old Testament the incubus was viewed as a voluptuous being eager to mate with women.(3) If I didn't know better, I would suppose that city planning staffs were dying to rethink and overhaul the incubus of pointless or destructive municipal, state, and federal planning regulations.(4) The earliest literary sources have Merlin as a wonder child, born of an incubus (a male demon), and a Welsh nun.(5) It was a Christian Democratic party that had its roots and values in the Resistance and that purged the incubus of the traditional association of Catholicism with the Right.(6) The Alp has widely been regarded as simply the German counterpart of the incubus or nightmare.(7) Has anyone had any experiences with what might be considered a succubus or incubus ?(8) But these ex-communist, university-based scholars were made to carry the incubus of the past.(9) Like an incubus , it sucks all the economic resources of the world, and robs it of the best talent.(10) For most of the history of Christianity there are reports of Satan having sex with humans, either as an incubus (male devil) or succubus (female devil).(11) According to one legend, the incubus and the succubus were fallen angels.(12) In the country districts the task of carrying out the provisions of the new Act was irksome enough; in the towns and cities it became an incubus .(13) He is said to have been the child of a human mother and an incubus , or demon.(14) Merlin was the son of an incubus and a human, condemned to age backwards, so that he predicted the past, remembered the future and used his skills to preserve the time line.(15) The incubus of legend may have been a wicked sprite driven by uncontrolled lust, but the only thing you'll covet after watching its movie namesake is a pair of cosmetic tweezers and a copy of Demons for Dummies.(16) Many economists have in recent decades come to be persuaded that there is a way to get the political incubus off the economy's back.
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1. nightmare ::
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incubus, incubuses
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