demonic demonic  /dɪ ˈmɑ nɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) extremely evil or cruel; expressive of cruelty or befitting hell

Usage(s):

  1. He's also lucky: the brilliant, insatiable, demonic Batali is the kind of character writers sell their souls for.
  2. The public seems able to consider the demonic only in the harmless guise of Rosemary's Baby.
  3. The Wa no longer chop heads, yet their ferocious and demonic image remains intact.

News

  1. Top 25 zombie movies of all time

    By "zombie movies" we mean the films that deal with the dead returning to life, with a couple of exceptions. As such, we're not counting movies about demonic possession ("Evil Dead" franchise), vampire-like creatures ("Omega Man"/"I Am Legend"), or doctor-aided resurrections ("Frankenstein"/ "Re-Animator"). But if you've ever wanted to know where a zombie's love for brains came from, who wins a ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Man has demonic vision

    Bonus blotter item Man has demonic vision Register Jun 20, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417992" }); document.write(' '); * Get the police blotter every day in the Register. * Castalia Police * June 11, 2013 8:26 a.m.—200 block Main St., man at church questioned church leaders, said they were messengers of Satan. Woman did not want man at meeting on Wednesday ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Sandusky Register

  3. 7 metal fliers that will make your skin crawl

    Step into the gallery of horror by Chad Radford Nowhere does the art of the flier carry more weight than within the blackened realms of metal, grindcore, et al. The demonic fonts, ravaged skulls, and thick black filigree burn everything you need to know onto your brain on sight. From Spewtilator bassist/vocalist Ryan McGee's D.R.I. flier - the same hand that designed Sadistic Ritual's band logo ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quotes

  1. "Yeah, that and being a little bit ...... demonic," Giamatti said. "So it can be scary for kids, I think. I know I was scared by the department store guy." "I love him for being a very bad Santa, taking the whole idea and just flipping...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Paul Giamatti Source: FOXNews

  2. In a speech in New York in 1967, King said, "I knew that America would never invest the necessary funds or energies in rehabilitation of its poor so long as adventures like Vietnam continued to draw men and skills and money like some demonic...
    on Jan 15, 2005 By: Martin Luther King Source: Seattle Times

  3. "Conservative Christian parents are probably the most vocal about Halloween, and the concerns they have are that it is associated with demonic images, pagan images, which they find offensive and disturbing," said Charles Haynes, senior scholar...
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Charles Eaton Haynes Source: The Age

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