demoniac

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈməʊnɪˌæk/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈmoʊniˌæk/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(di mōnē ak′, dē′mə nīak)




WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•mo•ni•ac /dɪˈmoʊniˌæk/USA pronunciation   adj. Also, de•mo•ni•a•cal 
    /ˌdiməˈnaɪəkəl/ .USA pronunciation  
  1. of, relating to, or like a demon;
    demonic.
  2. possessed by or as if by a demon;
    raging;
    wild.
de•mo•ni•a•cal•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
de•mo•ni•ac  (di mōnē ak′, dē′mə nīak),USA pronunciation adj. Also, de•mo•ni•a•cal 
    (di mōnē ak′, dē′mə nīak),USA pronunciation 
  1. of, pertaining to, or like a demon; demonic:demoniac laughter.
  2. possessed by or as by an evil spirit;
    raging;
    frantic.

n. 
  1. a person seemingly possessed by a demon or evil spirit.
de•mo•ni•a•cal•ly  (di mōnē ak′, dē′mə nīak),USA pronunciation adv. 
  • Greek daimoniakós, equivalent. to daimóni(os) pertaining to a daemon + -akos -ac
  • Late Latin daemoniacus
  • Middle English 1350–1400
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged angelic.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
demoniac /dɪˈməʊnɪˌæk/ adj
also: demoniacal /ˌdiːməˈnaɪəkəl/
  1. of, like, or suggestive of a demon; demonic
  2. suggesting inner possession or inspiration
  3. frantic; frenzied; feverish
n
  1. a person possessed by an evil spirit or demon

ˌdemoˈniacally adv
'demoniac' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.