Glossary A-Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

Awakening: The manifestation process of vampirism in oneself

B

Beast: The desperate, animalistic,  of a hungry vampire

Black Swan: Someone who is understanding of vampires and/or sides with them. May or may not be a donor as well.

Blood-drinker: Someone who drinks blood for the sake of it.

Bloodletting: Cutting someone or some flesh to get blood for the purposes of bloodplay, fetishism, or to actually feed.

Bloodplay: Using blood for sexual or fetish reasons.

C

Clinical Vampirism:  A psychological urge to drink blood that tends to be sated with the person drinking their own blood. See also: Renfield’s Syndrome.

Coming out of the Coffin: Being open or admitting to being a vampire.

Coven: A group of individuals whom make vampires more fanciful or the vampire lifestyle more fanciful

D

Donor: Someone whom donates their blood or energy voluntarily

E

Elder: A prominent figure in the Vampire Community of whom is respected for their accomplishments for the Vampire Community and their experience.

Embrace: Turning someone into a vampire by giving someone their blood. Often viewed as fictitious.

Energy Signature: Someone’s unique pattern in energy vibes that distinguishes them from others.

Energy Vampire: The most common vampire of whom feels the need to feed on the chi, prana, or lifeforce energy of others.

F

Feeding: Consuming energy or blood or both

H

Haematodipsia: A severe version of hematophilia

Haematophage: Scientific term for an animal (or human) who subsists on blood. See: Sanguivore.

Human: A term to distinguish those whom are not vampires, which is not highly received, because vampires are also human.

The Hunger: A psychological and physical sensation to feed. See also: The Thrist

Hunter:  A person whom supposedly hunts, threatens, harms, or stalks anyone whom they feel is a vampire

I

Immortal: Used to describe vampires as incapable of death. Gingerly used, to imply they do not age and are resilient to sickness or injury.

L

Latent Vampire:  Someone who’s natural vampirism hasn’t awakened yet.

Leech:  A derogatory term to refer to vampires.

M

Mentor: Someone who awakened you to your vampiric nature and/or guides you. Or for those whom believe in turning the one whom made you.

Mundane: A term to refer to humans or non-vampires, but can also mean non-spiritual.

N

Nephilim: A mixture of fallen angel and human from the book of Enoch which some vampires feel vampires descent from.

O

Of the Blood: Used at times to refer to someone whom is a vampire.

P

Porphyria: A medical condition where the sufferer has pale, flaky skin, sensitivity to light, anaemic -this anemic state is what leads some to drink blood.

Poser: Someone who makes false claims about being a vampire and/or their abilities.

Pranic Energy: Blood or sexual energy. Some sangs may argue that blood is not any sort of energy but a purely physical need.

Primus: A vampire who founded or leads a group organization

Psychic Energy: Emotional, elemental, or just energy in living things.

Psychic Attack: When a psi-vamp drains another without their consent.

R

Real Vampire: Someone who has a need for the balance of their health blood and/or energy.

Renagade/Rogue: A vampire who leaves a group on volatile terms and starts drama, or is an irresponsible threat to themselves and others.

Renfield’s Syndrome: Where the sufferer has a desire to drink blood and tends to drink their own. See: Clinical Vampirism

RPGer/Roleplayer: People whom like to roleplay Vampire the Masquerade and other roleplay games-some are lifestylers.

S

Sangunarian: Someone whom has a thirst and need for blood and in larger quantities than others.

Sanguine: A blood-drinking vampire.

Sanguivore: Scientific term for an animal (or human) who subsists on blood. See: Haematophage.

Seeker: A person poking round in vampire knowledge or vampire groups to be turned.

Sexual Vampirism: Feeding on sexual energy-rare.

Sire: Used to refer to someone whom turned them-typically done by RPGers.

Slayer:  A person whom claims to have slain what they deem as vampires

T

The Thirst: An intense thirst or withdrawal symptom remedied by blood

Turned: Someone whom claims to have been made into a vampire

V

Vampire Bait:  A poser or wannabe whom is egging for vampires to come after them

Vampiric/Vampire Community: A community of people whom identify as vampires

Vampyre: Older spelling of the word vampire-One is not anymore correct or different from the other.

VampireMajick: Majick practice by vampires

Vampire Lifestyler: A person whom dresses like a cinematic vampire and may even form their own versions of covens

W

Wannabe: A person whom wants to be a vampire-a derogatory term.

White Swan: An enemy of vampires or someone whom is intolerable of the vampire lifestyle and/or vampires.

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