What does diabolic mean?

Definitions for diabolicˌdaɪ əˈbɒl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word diabolic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean(adj)

    showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil

    "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye"

  2. demonic, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy(adj)

    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. diabolic(Adjective)

    Showing wickedness typical of a devil.

  2. diabolic(Adjective)

    Extremely evil or cruel.

    fires lit up a diabolic scene

  3. Origin: First attested between 1350 and 1400 from diabolik, from diabolique, from diabolicus, from διαβολικός, from διάβολος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diabolic(adj)

    alt. of Diabolical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Diabolic

    -al, dī-a-bol′ik, -al, adj. devilish.—adv. Diabol′ically.—v.t. Diab′olise, to render devilish.—ns. Diab′olism, devilish conduct: sorcery or black magic; Diabol′ogy, the doctrine of devils. [L.,—Gr. diabolikos, diabolos, the devil. See Devil.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diabolic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diabolic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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