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sa·tan·ic

 (sə-tăn′ĭk, sā-) or sa·tan·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Relating to or suggestive of Satan or evil.
2. Profoundly cruel or evil; fiendish.

sa·tan′i·cal·ly adv.

satanic

(səˈtænɪk) or now rarely

satanical

adj
1. of or relating to Satan
2. supremely evil or wicked; diabolic
saˈtanically adv
saˈtanicalness n

sa•tan•ic

(səˈtæn ɪk, seɪ-)

also sa•tan′i•cal,



adj.
1. of Satan or Satanism.
2. characteristic of or befitting Satan; extremely evil or wicked; fiendish; diabolical.
[1660–70; < Medieval Greek satanikós. See Satan, -ic]
sa•tan′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.satanic - extremely evil or cruelsatanic - extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell; "something demonic in him--something that could be cruel"; "fires lit up a diabolic scene"; "diabolical sorcerers under the influence of devils"; "a fiendish despot"; "hellish torture"; "infernal instruments of war"; "satanic cruelty"; "unholy grimaces"
evil - morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds"
2.Satanic - of or relating to Satan; "Satanic verses"

satanic

satanic

adjective
Perversely bad, cruel, or wicked:
Translations
شَيْطاني، إبْليسي
satanský
sátáni
satans-, djöfullegur
satanský
şeytancaşeytanî

satanic

[səˈtænɪk] ADJsatánico

satanic

[səˈtænɪk] adj
(= satanist) [rite, ritual, cult] → satanique
(= evil) [act, killer] → d'une cruauté démoniaque

satanic

adj
satanisch; satanic abuseritueller Missbrauch
(fig)teuflisch

satanic

[səˈtænɪk] adjsatanico/a

Satan

(ˈseitən) noun
the Devil; the spirit of evil.
satanic (səˈtӕnik) , ((American) sei-) adjective
References in classic literature ?
His great ability as a phonetician (he was, I think, the best of them all at his job) would have entitled him to high official recognition, and perhaps enabled him to popularize his subject, but for his Satanic contempt for all academic dignitaries and persons in general who thought more of Greek than of phonetics.
It seemed to her that there was something almost satanic in the smile which alone disturbed the serenity of his face.
His satanic eyes were the same, his hair was worse tangled, but his clothes had been made by a tailor.
Those strangely clad warriors seemed to him now to be looking down upon his discomfiture with a satanic smile, mocking the pygmy who had dared to raise his hand against one so jealously guarded.
You will find very little to repay you for your trouble in this contemptible THING, sir,' replied Slurk, bestowing a Satanic frown on Pott.
The parted mouth of Tashtego revealed his shark-white teeth, which strangely gleamed as if they too had been tipped by corpusants; while lit up by the preternatural light, Queequeg's tattooing burned like Satanic blue flames on his body.
Give my love to Lady Brandon, and Agatha, and the dear children; and thanks so much for a very pleasant--" Here the train moved off, and Sir Charles, melting, smiled and waved his hat until he caught sight of Trefusis looking back at him with a grin which seemed, under the circumstances, so Satanic, that he stopped as if petrified in the midst of his gesticulations, and stood with his arm out like a semaphore.
From this little distance the many fires, with the black forms of men pass- ing to and fro before the crimson rays, made weird and satanic effects.
The professor's ofttimes strange expression was attributed to an evil eye, and every ailment suffered by any member of the crew was blamed upon their employer's Satanic influence.
To say that Nikolas Rokoff is a devil would be to place a wanton affront upon his satanic majesty.
At the head of the first group, man was flying rather than running, his face hideously distorted with satanic glee: this man was the surgeon Tyckelaer.
By humiliation and strong sufferance His weakness shall o'ercome Satanic strength, And all the world, and mass of sinful flesh; That all the Angels and aethereal Powers-- They now, and men hereafter--may discern From what consummate virtue I have chose This perfet man, by merit called my Son, To earn salvation for the sons of men.