Religion: the belief in death, Deathism.

Optional: idiot form of Necroticism; people who can't spell properly.
Please send me 10% of your gross earnings to fund my church of Necrotism. I don't need everyone to believe in death, beause Death believes in You.

2nd : did you hear that Carcass album Necrotism? - hey you're an idiot, its Necroticism, dumbass.
by Kiltmancomics July 22, 2010
1. The practice of earning a specific position or office on the coattails, reputation, or based on the fondess for a dead relative.
2. Being favored in some way due to a familial relationship to a beloved person who is now deceased.
3. The practice of "keeping" a deceased relative "alive" officially for financial or professional gain and benefit.
1. After Rep. Sonny Bono died, it was no surprise he was followed in office by his wife Mary Bono. Political necrotism is a tried and true way for the people to feel like they've kept a bit of the person they've lost in office.

2. Jack's Dad is such a legend around here, they jumped at the chance to send him up the ladder. Never mind that the old coot is dead, Jack will be CEO one day thanks to the blatant necrotism.

3. Grandma died years ago, but through the magic of a little necrotism, my brother and I benefit from her monthly social security check to this day.
by bebbz February 11, 2011

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