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dɪˈmɒn ɪkde·mon·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholyadjective

    extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell

    "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"

Wiktionary

  1. demonicadjective

    Pertaining to demons or evil spirits; demoniac.

    Etymology: From daemonicus, from δαιμονικός, from δαίμων.

  2. demonicadjective

    Pertaining to dæmons in ancient Greek thought; concerning supernatural 'genius'.

    Etymology: From daemonicus, from δαιμονικός, from δαίμων.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demonicadjective

    of or pertaining to a demon or to demons; demoniac

    Etymology: [L. daemonicus, Gr. daimoniko`s.]

Freebase

  1. Demonic

    Demonic is the seventh studio album by American thrash metal band Testament. Released in 1997 with original members Chuck Billy and Eric Peterson, this album also featured artists Derrick Ramirez, Gene Hoglan and Glen Alvelais. Alvelais had previously performed with Testament on the 1993 live album, Return to the Apocalyptic City.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demonic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demonic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of demonic in a Sentence

  1. Gregory Aymond:

    His desecration of the altar was demonic, i am infuriated by his actions. When the details became clear, we had the altar removed and burned. I will consecrate a new altar tomorrow.

  2. Laura Didio:

    Lorraine Warren basically said she felt it was a demonic presence, something that was evil.

  3. Ryszard Kapuściński:

    Although a system may cease to exist in the legal sense or as a structure of power, its values (or anti-values), its philosophy, its teachings remain in us. They rule our thinking, our conduct, our attitude to others. The situation is a demonic paradox: we have toppled the system but we still carry its genes.

  4. Emil Cioran:

    Only one endowed with restless vitality is susceptible to pessimism. You become a pessimist --a demonic, elemental, bestial pessimist --only when life has been defeated many times in its fight against depression.

  5. Joel Rosenberg:

    When Al Qaeda thinks you’re crazy, you’re really crazy, and these people are not just crazy – they’re demonic.

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