Definition of "demonic" []

  • Befitting a demon; fiendish. (adjective)
  • Motivated by a spiritual force or genius; inspired. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a demon; fiendish (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Inspired or possessed by a demon, or seemingly so (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "demonic" in a sentence
  • "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."