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Definitions for demonic
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"


  1. demonicadjective

    Pertaining to demons or evil spirits; demoniac.

  2. demonicadjective

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

  3. Etymology: From daemonicus, from δαιμονικός, from δαίμων.


  1. demonic

    Demonic typically refers to something that is of or related to demons or evil spirits. It often connotes malevolent or wicked qualities and behavior, suggesting a connection with the supernatural realm of demons or demonic forces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demonicadjective

    of or pertaining to a demon or to demons; demoniac

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


  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Margaret Brennan:

    They should’ve replaced Fauci, declared victory and said basically this whole thing of America, the show that we do, the American show must go on. Had [Biden] gone that route, more people would have probably gotten vaccinated as well, the question remains, will Biden given to this truly demonic impulse to restrict the movement of the unvaccinated through the United States?

  4. Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson:

    There is nothing remotely satanic or demonic in this, this is a very gentle movement on how to be a good friend, good to your family and an honorable person.

  5. Billy Graham:

    Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.

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