NYCTOPHILIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. An extreme favorability for night time or the dark. Commonly referred to as noctiphilia. NYCTOPHILIA: "Amanda's nyctophilia was becoming intrusive enough that it interfered with her productivity at work." Related Psychology Terms NYMPHOLEPSY PHYLOGENY WILL TO SURVIVE TAPETUM OVARIECTOMY OLFACTOMETRY ANACUSIS (ANAKUSIS) OXYCEPHALY ANCRGIA VITAMIN A Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NYCTOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nyctophilia/ (accessed December 6, 2019).