Definition of Demoniac

1. Noun. Someone who acts as if possessed by a demon.

Generic synonyms: Demon, Devil, Fiend, Monster, Ogre



2. Adjective. Frenzied as if possessed by a demon. "A berserk worker smashing windows"
Exact synonyms: Amok, Amuck, Berserk, Demoniacal, Possessed
Similar to: Insane

Definition of Demoniac

1. a. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a demon or evil spirit; devilish; as, a demoniac being; demoniacal practices.

2. n. A human being possessed by a demon or evil spirit; one whose faculties are directly controlled by a demon.

Definition of Demoniac

1. Adjective. possessed or controlled by a demon. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to demons; demonic. ¹

3. Noun. One who is possessed or controlled by a demon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demoniac

1. one regarded as possessed by a demon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Demoniac

1. Frenzied, fiendish, as if possessed by evil spirits. Origin: G. Daimon, a spirit (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demoniac

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demon-ridden
demoness
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demonetisation
demonetise
demonetised
demonetises
demonetising
demonetization
demonetizations
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demonetized
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demoniac (current term)
demoniacal
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demonian
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demonify
demonisation
demonisations

Literary usage of Demoniac

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"A demoniac is one supposed to be possessed by a demon or evil spirit or by ... The demoniac is often so thoroughly possessed by the evil spirit that he ..."

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