American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or like a demon; demoniac. Also dæmonic.
- adj. Pertaining to demons or evil spirits; demoniac.
- adj. Pertaining to dæmons in ancient Greek thought; concerning supernatural ‘genius’.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to a demon or to demons; demoniac.
- adj. extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell
- From Latin daemonicus, from Ancient Greek δαιμονικός (daemonikos, "possessed by a demon, sent by a demon"), from δαίμων. (Wiktionary)
“They were sent to school by their parents or guardians for a better future but they were more interested in demonic activities than that which their parents intended.”
“Isn't it a possibility, for those who believe in demonic possession?”
“Neverlethess, the phrase demonic possession is used almost exclusively by people who believe in the existence of demonic spirits, and their ability to dominate the behavior of people who admit the influence of demonic powers into their lives.”
“I guess for someone who doesn’t put much stock in demonic power over me, it just seemed a bit silly.”
“We wondered if the religious aspect of treatment for what the church defines as demonic possession, but the secular and legal world is more likely to define as a psychologically-based disorder, creates legal complications for secular authorities.”
“If there were ever anything to be associated with what some call demonic, legalism is surely it.”
“I can only make sense of this by invoking the idea of demonic possession: evil enters into these people, takes them over.”
“Edward A. Hoffman says: ...the notion of demonic possession strikes me as about as sensible as the notion of werewolves, vampires, or witches.”
“This sort of action sounds quite silly to me, since the notion of demonic possession strikes me as about as sensible as the notion of werewolves, vampires, or witches.”
“This sort of action sounds quite silly to me, since the notion of demonic possession strikes me as about as sensible as the notion of werewolves, vampires”
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