Demon vs. Demoniac

Demon vs. Demoniac — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Demon and Demoniac

Demonnoun

An evil supernatural being; a devil.

Demoniacadjective

Possessed, produced, or influenced by a demon

demoniac creatures.

Demonnoun

A persistently tormenting person, force, or passion

the demon of drug addiction.

Demoniacadjective

Of, resembling, or suggestive of a devil; fiendish

demoniac energy.a demoniacal fit.

Demonnoun

One who is extremely zealous, skillful, or diligent

worked away like a demon.a real demon at math.

Demoniacnoun

One who is or seems to be possessed by a demon.

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Demonnoun

Variant of daimon.

Demoniacadjective

Possessed or controlled by a demon.

Demonnoun

An evil supernatural spirit.

Demoniacadjective

Of or pertaining to demons; demonic.

Demonnoun

An evil spirit resident in or working for Hell; a devil.

Demoniacnoun

Someone who is possessed by a demon.

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Demonnoun

A false god or idol; a Satanic divinity.

Demoniacnoun

someone who acts as if possessed by a demon

Demonnoun

A very wicked or malevolent person; also in weakened sense a mischievous person, especially a child.

Demoniacadjective

in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon;

the soldier was completely amuckberserk with griefa berserk worker smashing windows

Demonnoun

A source (especially personified) of great evil or wickedness; a destructive feeling or character flaw.

The demon of stupidity haunts me whenever I open my mouth.

Demoniacadjective

resembling or suggesting possession by a demon;

demoniac energya demoniacal fit

Demonnoun

(in plural) A person's fears or anxieties.

Demonnoun

A neutral supernatural spirit.

Demonnoun

A person's inner spirit or genius; a guiding or creative impulse.

Demonnoun

(Greek mythology) A tutelary deity or spirit intermediate between the major Olympian gods and mankind, especially a deified hero or the entity which supposedly guided Socrates, telling him what not to do.

Demonnoun

A spirit not considered to be inherently evil; a (non-Christian) deity or supernatural being.

Demonnoun

An hypothetical entity with special abilities postulated for the sake of a thought experiment in philosophy or physics.

Demonnoun

Someone with great strength, passion or skill for a particular activity, pursuit etc.; an enthusiast.

He’s a demon at the card tables.

Demonnoun

A form of patience (known as Canfield in the US).

Demonnoun

one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief

Demonnoun

a cruel wicked and inhuman person

Demonnoun

someone extremely diligent or skillful;

he worked like a demon to finish the job on timeshe's a demon at math