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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley