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 demoniacalmaniacal, devilish, satanic, manic, crazed, infernal, bad, diabolic, diabolical, fiendish, fired, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, hellish, impious, insane, inspired, mad, possessed
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Historical Examples of demoniacal
Demoniacal possession was a mania in France in the seventeenth century.The Superstitions of Witchcraft
In the distance a coyote was making the night hideous with his demoniacal howlings.The Cave of Gold
They also believe in the existence of a demoniacal hierarchy.
It is now believed that the patient is free from all demoniacal attacks.
The completion of my demoniacal design became an insatiable passion.Frankenstein
Mary W. Shelley
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).