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demoniac

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adjective de·mo·ni·ac \di-ˈmō-nē-ˌak\

Definition of demoniac

  1. 1 :  possessed or influenced by a demon

  2. 2 :  demonic <demoniac rage>

de·mo·ni·a·cal·ly play \ˌdē-mə-ˈnī-ə-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Examples of demoniac

  1. <the murderer seemed possessed by a demoniac wish to destroy life>



Variants of demoniac

also de·mo·ni·a·cal play \ˌdē-mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\

Origin of demoniac

Middle English demoniak, from Late Latin daemoniacus, from Greek daimoniakos, from daimon-, daimōn


First Known Use: 14th century


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demoniac

noun de·mo·ni·ac

Definition of demoniac

  1. :  one possessed by a demon



14th Century

First Known Use of demoniac

14th century


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