polydaemonism

or pol·y·de·mon·ism

[ pol-ee-dee-muh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈdi məˌnɪz əm /

noun

the belief in many evil spirits.

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Origin of polydaemonism

First recorded in 1705–15; poly- + daemon + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM polydaemonism

pol·y·dae·mon·ist, noun, adjectivepol·y·dae·mon·is·tic, adjective
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