adjective Also de·mo·ni·a·cal [dee-muh-nahy-uh-kuhl] /ˌdi məˈnaɪ ə kəl/.
Origin of demoniac
Antonyms for demoniac
Related Words for demoniacunrelenting, barbarous, murderous, ruthless, atrocious, inhuman, brutal, bloody, fierce, violent, cold-blooded, sadistic, ferocious, destructive, relentless, merciless, harsh, inhumane, savage, crazy
Examples from the Web for demoniac
Historical Examples of demoniac
It was with the greatest difficulty that I was delivered from the clutches of this demoniac.My Double Life
Martha Brossier, daughter of a weaver at Romorantin, was shown as a demoniac, in 1578.The Phantom World
But the path of these demoniac men was marked by the ravages of fiends.Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi
John S. C. Abbott
It looked a demoniac place, a smoke-wreathed platform in some Inferno circle.
A great, black, cylindrical shell came with a demoniac shriek.
adjective also: demoniacal (ˌdiːməˈnaɪəkəl)
c.1400, "possessed, insane," earlier (late 14c.) as a noun, "one who is possessed," from Late Latin daemoniacus (c.200), from Greek daimoniakos "possessed by a demon," from diamon (see demon).