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demonic Explained

demonic at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'mɔnık]

demonic at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 wild and cruel: --demonic laughter//
2 relating to a demon: --the demonic forces in the universe// -- demonically/-kli/ adv //

demonic at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Satan): satanic, diabolic, diabolical, devilish, infernal, hellish, mephistophelian, demonic, fiendish.

[ADJ] (Demon): demonic, demonical, impish, demoniacal, fiendish, fiend-like, supernatural, weird, uncanny, unearthly, spectral, ghostly, ghost-like, elfin, elfish.

demonic at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective
connected with, or like, a demon (1):
demonic forces / powers * a demonic appearance / nature

Demonic at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Demonic \De*mo"nic\, a. [L. daemonicus, Gr. daimoniko`s.]
Of or pertaining to a demon or to demons; demoniac. ``Demonic
ambushes.'' --Lowell.

demonic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

demonic
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" [syn: {diabolic},
{diabolical}, {fiendish}, {hellish}, {infernal}, {satanic},
{unholy}]

demonic at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* daemonic Inter: qualifier » dated, dæmonic Inter: qualifier » dated

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » daemonicus, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » δαιμονικός|tr=daemonikos||possessed by a demon, sent by a demon|lang=grc, from Inter: term » δαίμων|lang=grc.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: enPR » dĭmŏ'nĭk, Inter: IPA » /dɪˈmɒnɪk/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /dI"mQnIk/
  • : Inter: rhymes » ɒnɪk

    Adjective

    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Pertaining to demons or evil spirits; demoniac.
    1. : Convinced that his uncle was a warlock, he rifled through his attic, looking for demonic artifacts.
    2. : Once he had grasped the controls, he unleashed a demonic laugh that made his hostages shudder.
    3. Pertaining to dæmons in ancient Greek thought; concerning supernatural ‘genius’.
    4. 1999, Joyce Crick, translating Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams, I:
    5. : Aristotle concedes that the nature of the dream is indeed daemonic Inter: transterm » dämonischer, but not divine – which might well reveal a profound meaning, if one could hit on the right translation.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » Pertaining to evil spirits

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|демоничен
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|demona
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|demoninen, Inter: t+ » fi|pirullinen
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|démoniaque
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|dämonisch

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|démoni
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|demonico
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|демонический|tr=demoníčeskij|sc=Cyrl
    • Tagalog: Inter: t- » tl|malademonyo


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Related terms

    * demon
  • demoniac
  • demoniacal

  • Translation: et » demonic
    Translation: el » demonic
    Translation: fr » demonic
    Translation: ko » demonic
    Translation: hu » demonic
    Translation: pl » demonic
    Translation: ro » demonic
    Category: simple:demonic -
    Translation: ta » demonic
    Translation: th » demonic
    Translation: vi » demonic
    Translation: zh » demonic