- a god.
- a subordinate deity, as the genius of a place or a person's attendant spirit.
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Origin of daemon
OTHER WORDS FROM daemondae·mon·ic [dih-mon-ik], /dɪˈmɒn ɪk/, dae·mon·is·tic [dee-muh-nis-tik], /ˌdi məˈnɪs tɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for daemon
Everyone has a companion daemon in the form of an animal—part of their spirit that resides outside the body—and Lyra's is named Pantalaimon.Review: Heartbreaking His Dark Materials S2 finale sets the stage for war|Jennifer Ouellette|January 12, 2021|Ars Technica
Daemon by Daniel Suarez “One of the only works of fiction I've read in years… a terrific bit of sci-fi.”
The Daemon of procrastination has at length yielded to the Genius of Friendship, assisted indeed by the powers of fear and shame.
Suddenly the moment had come when the daemon wakes and begins to range.Trent's Last Case|E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
Daemon ab insidiis vulpeculae est similis, T. breides, stratagems, tricks; comp.
So that a man was to understand by Daemon, as well (sometimes) an Ague, as a Divell.Leviathan|Thomas Hobbes
If they were already in the fangs of the daemon, their torments could neither be aggravated nor assuaged by human industry.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon