polydaemonism

noun
poly·​dae·​mon·​ism
variants: or less commonly polydemonism \ ¦pälē¦dēməˌnizəm , -​lə̇¦d-​ \
plural -s

Definition of polydaemonism

: belief in or worship of a multitude of demons or demoniacal powers

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Other Words from polydaemonism

polydaemonistic or less commonly polydemonistic \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦istik \ adjective

History and Etymology for polydaemonism

poly- + daemon, demon + -ism

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“Polydaemonism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polydaemonism. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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