Origin of demonic
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1. frantic, frenzied, obsessed, possessed.
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- of, relating to, or characteristic of a demon; fiendish
- inspired or possessed by a demon, or seemingly sodemonic laughter
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Word Origin and History for demonical
1660s, from Latin daemonicus, from daemon (see demon). Demonical is from late 15c.
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