devilism


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devilism

(ˈdɛvəlɪzəm)
n
1. (Theology) a characteristic of the devil; behaviour proper to the devil
2. theol devil-worship

devilism

qualities and doctrines that are diabolical. — devilish, adj.
See also: Demons
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Burns himself referred to his mood swings as his "blue devilism".
In the Monthly Review of May, 1765, a critic condemns The Castle of Otranto's author Horace Walpole, the originator of the Gothic in English fiction, as 'an advocate for re-establishing the barbarous superstitions of Gothic devilism'.
Devilism is not only celebrated in Shi Mingzheng's poetry but also characterizes the later work of Gu Cheng's in which the image of ghost plays a conspicuous role.