Origin of Satanism
Examples from the Web for satanist
Maxwell, an alleged Satanist, was arrested while standing over a homeless man, clutching a 10-inch dagger.Serial Killer Targets Homeless Men in Orange County|Christine Pelisek|January 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After his death, it is said to have unmasked altogether, and Adriano Lemmi himself is depicted as an avowed Satanist.
The naïve mind of the doctor regarded the name as significant in view of his mission; Sata was assuredly a Satanist.
The Satanist would not be complete if he were not an abominable hypocrite.L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
1560s, "satanic disposition," from Satan + -ism. Applied 1820s-30s to the poetry of Byron, etc. Meaning "worship of Satan" dates from 1895, with reference to France, where it was said to be active at that time.