View definitions for succubus


noun as in demon

noun as in incubus

noun as in nightmare

Discover More

Example Sentences

You know he told me once that he had been attacked by a succubus [female demon].

You were frighted by a vision, by a nightmare, by a succubus of the night.

Succubus, suk′ū-bus, n. a demon in female form who consorts with men in their sleep—also Succ′uba.

Divines, by the terms "incubus" and "succubus," designate the different parts thus performed by angels.

It may be added that the belief in the succubus and incubus appears to be widespread.

If I did not fear to be indiscreet, I would ask you what kind of thing this succubus was, whose attack you repulsed.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to succubus, such as: fiend, malignant spirit, monster, vampire, villain, and beast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.