- the study of demons or of beliefs about demons.
- belief in demons.
- a group of persons or things regarded as evil or pernicious.
Origin of demonology
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Examples from the Web for daemonology
King James says in his Daemonology, 'Magicians command the devils: witches are their servants.Life of Johnson
- Also called: demonism the study of demons or demonic beliefs
- a set of people or things that are disliked or held in low esteemthe place occupied by Hitler in contemporary demonology
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Word Origin and History for daemonology
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