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 ?
Ah, God, the horror of it, the monstrous, hideous, demoniacal wickedness of it
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.
Micawber's affairs, although past their crisis, were very much involved by reason of a certain 'Deed', of which I used to hear a great deal, and which I suppose, now, to have been some former composition with his creditors, though I was so far from being clear about it then, that I am conscious of having confounded it with those demoniacal parchments which are held to have, once upon a time, obtained to a great extent in Germany.
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.
Malbihn saw in the demoniacal visage above him the murderous purpose of the beast.
Milady uttered a cry of joy; this man was the Comte de Rochefort--the demoniacal tool of his Eminence.
Goaded, by the interference, into a rage more than demoniacal, I withdrew my arm from her grasp and buried the axe in her brain.
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.
At length the apes spied the huddled knot of terror-stricken maidens and with demoniacal shrieks of bestial frenzy, charged upon them.
With the death of the babe his fit of demoniacal rage passed as suddenly as it had seized him.
The same day you actually SEE her; you are attracted by her beauty, her fantastic, almost demoniacal, beauty--(I admit her beauty, of course).
All the demoniacal force of the man masked behind that listless manner burst out in a paroxysm of energy.