Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Belief in the existence of demons; character or action like that of demons.
  • noun Specifically, in anthropology, the belief in the existence of an intimate relation between a person and one or more supernatural beings who become his protectors and helpers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The belief in demons or false gods.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Belief in, or worship of demons or devils.

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

  • noun a belief in and reverence for devils (especially Satan)

Etymologies

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demon +‎ -ism

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