Origin of demonic
Examples from the Web for demonic
The demonic ‘anti-Santa’ enjoys an unlikely renaissance as we learn to embrace our inner pagan.
And so, the horned god became Satan—and others in his demonic retinue.
That room—the cold, the purple light, the demonic transformations: it really haunts you.
He has amassed an enormous back catalog of inflammatory comments on matters ranging from women to the “demonic” movie Avatar.Megachurch Star Mark Driscoll’s Publishing Downfall|Warren Throckmorton|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Soon, she is captured by demonic forces in a moment suggesting sexual assault.
To all races there has been something devilish, or at least demonic, in the action of leaven.Essays in Rebellion|Henry W. Nevinson
In Moslem countries, however, ‘Sheitan’ combines the demonic and the malignant voracities.Demonology and Devil-lore|Moncure Daniel Conway
In Australia, therapeutic power belongs to the koonkie, a man who as a child had a vision of a demonic god.Psychotherapy|Hugo Mnsterberg
It crouched motionless and blind in the mud and from its pulsing expanded throat vibrated the demonic croaking.The Record of Currupira|Robert Abernathy
I'm not a mystic; and yet do you know, that somehow seemed to me almost offensively suggestive of—of demonic influence.The Return|Walter de la Mare
British Dictionary definitions for demonic
Word Origin and History for demonic
1660s, from Latin daemonicus, from daemon (see demon). Demonical is from late 15c.