Vampire vs Psivamp - What's the difference?

vampire | psivamp |


As nouns the difference between vampire and psivamp

is that vampire is "vampires" while psivamp is a supposed form of vampire that subsists on the psychic energy of others.

vampire

Alternative forms

* (archaic) vampyre

Noun

(en noun)
  • A mythological undead creature said to feed on the blood of the living.
  • (colloquial) A person with the medical condition , colloquially known as vampirism, with effects such as photosensitivity, brownish-red stained teeth, and increased night vision.
  • A blood-sucking bat; vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus )
  • Synonyms

    * (mythological creature) nosferatu, lamia, cadaver sanguine * (bat) vampire bat * (blood drinker) hemovore, hematophagous

    Derived terms

    * vampire bat * vampiress * vampiric * vampirism

    See also

    * werewolf * bloodsucker * hemovore * * (Common vampire bat) * (Desmodus rotundus) * (Desmodus rotundus) * (Desmodus rotundus) * The meaning of the word "vampire"

    References

    Anagrams

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    psivamp

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A supposed form of vampire that subsists on the psychic energy of others.
  • * 2005 , Michelle Belanger (ed.), Sacred Hunger (page 46)
  • This particular article, published to my site kheperu.org in 2002, was penned in response to a letter received from a psivamp who had stirred up trouble for himself by outing his nature to his Wiccan High Priestess.
  • * 2006 , Sebastiaan van Houten, The Vampyre Almanac 2006 (page 36)
  • Most psivamps note a different flavor or feel to Otherkin, some even jokingly calling Otherkin 'energetic candy'.