or dae·mon·ic

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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
Related formsde·mon·i·cal·ly, adverbsu·per·de·mon·ic, adjective

Synonyms for demonic

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British Dictionary definitions for demonical


  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a demon; fiendish
  2. inspired or possessed by a demon, or seemingly sodemonic laughter
Derived Formsdemonically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for demonical



1660s, from Latin daemonicus, from daemon (see demon). Demonical is from late 15c.

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