Definition of Demonise

1. Verb. Make into a demon. "Power had demonized him"

Exact synonyms: Demonize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Demonisation, Demon, Demon, Demonization



Definition of Demonise

1. Verb. (British spelling) (alternative spelling of demonize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Demonise

1. to demonize [v -ISED, -ISING, -ISES] - See also: demonize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demonise

demoniac
demoniacal
demoniacally
demoniacism
demoniacs
demonial
demonian
demonianism
demoniasm
demonic
demonical
demonically
demonify
demonisation
demonisations
demonise (current term)
demonised
demonises
demonising
demonism
demonisms
demonist
demonists
demonization
demonizations
demonize
demonized
demonizer
demonizers
demonizes

Literary usage of Demonise

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1. What Holds Us Together: Social Cohesion in South Africa by David Chidester, Philip Dexter (2004)
"... while also refusing to demonise their oppressors. Examples of this sense of kinship with the enemy can certainly be found in the recent history of South ..."

2. Shifting African Identities by S. B. Bekker, Martine Dodds, Meshack M. Khosa (2001)
"More purely ethnic conflicts elsewhere in Africa were also tempted sometimes to use the religious card, either to win support for themselves or to demonise ..."

3. The Nineteenth Century (1881)
"They were to- be instigated to multiply material objects of adoration ; to convert heroes and holy men into new Devas; to deify or demonise stocks ..."

4. Spiritual Magazine (1877)
"The bloodhound by smell, appears under that power to be almost supernatural; ?nd but for our knowledge of how he is influenced, we might demonise him. ..."

5. Demonology and Devil-lore by Moncure Daniel Conway (1879)
"sentations of the gods, in their presentation on the stage by Euripides, in a manner certain to demonise them to the vulgar, and to subject them to such ..."

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