Definitions

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  • adj. Demonic.
  • adj. By extension of a person : evilly .

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a cacodemon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to evil spirits

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek κακοδαίμων (kakodaimōn, "ill-starred"), from κακός (kakos, "bad") + δαίμων (daimōn, "genius, divinity"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The old woman's cacodemonic laughter broke out again.

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