Origin of demonic
Related formsde·mon·i·cal·ly, adverbsu·per·de·mon·ic, adjective
Definition for daemonic (2 of 2)
- a god.
- a subordinate deity, as the genius of a place or a person's attendant spirit.
Origin of daemon
Related formsdae·mon·ic [dih-mon-ik] /dɪˈmɒn ɪk/, dae·mon·is·tic [dee-muh-nis-tik] /ˌdi məˈnɪs tɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for daemonic
That which I called the daemonic I had encountered for the first time outside my own mind in Lermontof's hero.
I was daemonic in giving myself this reply it seemed to me that I had solved the riddle of my nature.
There is in the music a daemonic quality, inherent in the subject, that somehow vanishes with the concrete tale.Symphonies and Their Meaning; Third Series, Modern Symphonies|Philip H. Goepp
I was always brooding over this idea of the daemonic with which my mind was filled.
Wherein the 'daemonic element,' that lurks in all human things, may doubtless, some once in the thousand years—get vent!The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle