diabolism

noun
di·​ab·​o·​lism | \dī-ˈa-bə-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of diabolism 

1 : dealings with or possession by the devil

2 : belief in or worship of devils

3 : evil character or conduct

Other Words from diabolism

diabolist \-​list \ noun

First Known Use of diabolism

1614, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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diabolical

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diabolize

diabolo

diabology

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