vampirism[vam′pīr iz′əm, -pə riz′əm]
vampirism definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- superstitious belief in vampires
- the practices of vampires in folklore, specif. bloodsucking
- the act or practice of preying ruthlessly on other people
vampirism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Belief in vampires.
- The behavior of a vampire.