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

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche