demoniacal


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de·mo·ni·ac

 (dĭ-mō′nē-ăk′) also de·mo·ni·a·cal (dē′mə-nī′ə-kəl)
adj.
1. Possessed, produced, or influenced by a demon: demoniac creatures.
2. Of, resembling, or suggestive of a devil; fiendish: demoniac energy; a demoniacal fit.
n.
One who is or seems to be possessed by a demon.

[Middle English demoniak, from Late Latin daemoniacus, from Greek *daimoniakos, from daimonios, of a spirit, from daimōn, divine power; see demon.]

de′mo·ni′a·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.demoniacal - frenzied as if possessed by a demondemoniacal - frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
Translations

demoniacal

[ˌdiːməˈnaɪəkəl] ADJdemoníaco, demoniaco, diabólico

demoniacal

adjdämonisch
References in classic literature ?
Two of the spears entering his body but served to further enrage him as, with demoniacal roars, he sprang upon the hapless man he had singled out for his prey.
Before I could utter a word of remonstrance, I felt a shooting pain in my inside, and a demoniacal laugh seemed to issue from within me.
Then Clare, thrown by sheer misery into one of the demoniacal moods in which a man does despite to his true principles, called her close to him, and fiendishly whispered in her ear the most heterodox ideas he could think of.
With the death of the babe his fit of demoniacal rage passed as suddenly as it had seized him.
In a moment Komal was upon him, rending his throat and chest with demoniacal fury.
He had set up a demoniacal chant of joy and was keeping time to it with his teetering.
I took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively, catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.
What it was, no one knew; but Legree's face became perfectly demoniacal in its expression, as she spoke; he half raised his hand, as if to strike,--a gesture which she regarded with fierce disdain, as she turned and walked away.
Malbihn saw in the demoniacal visage above him the murderous purpose of the beast.
Goaded, by the interference, into a rage more than demoniacal, I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe in her brain.
The battle was short, for scarce had their first wild whoop reverberated through the rocky fiord, and they had closed upon me, than a hairy mass of demoniacal rage hurtled among us.
Rebecca laughed in her face, with a horrid sarcastic demoniacal laughter, that almost sent the schoolmistress into fits.