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polydaemonism

or polydemonism

[pol-ee-dee-muh-niz-uh m] /ˌpɒl iˈdi məˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the belief in many evil spirits.
Origin of polydaemonism
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15; poly- + daemon + -ism
Related forms
polydaemonist, noun, adjective
polydaemonistic, adjective
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