Associations to the word «Demonic»


DEMONIC, adjective. Pertaining to demons or evil spirits; demoniac.
DEMONIC, adjective. Pertaining to dæmons in ancient Greek thought; concerning supernatural ‘genius’.

Dictionary definition

DEMONIC, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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