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demonic

[dih-mon-ik] /dɪˈmɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
inspired as if by a demon, indwelling spirit, or genius.
2.
demoniac (def 1).
Also, daemonic, demonical.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Late Latin daemonicus < Greek daimonikós, equivalent to daimon- demon- + -ikos -ic
Related forms
demonically, adverb
superdemonic, adjective
Synonyms
1. frantic, frenzied, obsessed, possessed.
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British Dictionary definitions for de monic

demonic

/dɪˈmɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a demon; fiendish
2.
inspired or possessed by a demon, or seemingly so: demonic laughter
Derived Forms
demonically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for de monic

demonic

adj.

1660s, from Latin daemonicus, from daemon (see demon). Demonical is from late 15c.

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