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demonic

or dae·mon·ic

[ dih-mon-ik ]
/ dɪˈmɒn ɪk /
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adjective

inspired as if by a demon, indwelling spirit, or genius.

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Also de·mon·i·cal .

Origin of demonic

1655–65; <Late Latin daemonicus<Greek daimonikós, equivalent to daimon-demon- + -ikos-ic

OTHER WORDS FROM demonic

de·mon·i·cal·ly, adverbsu·per·de·mon·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for demonic

demonic
/ (dɪˈmɒnɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a demon; fiendish
inspired or possessed by a demon, or seemingly sodemonic laughter

Derived forms of demonic

demonically, adverb
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