Meaning of daemonic in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈmɒnɪk/


(also daimonic)

See daemon

‘I admire those proud, cold beings who adventure upon the paths of great and daemonic beauty and despise ‘mankind’; but I do not envy them.’
  • ‘Thus, a purely aesthetic veneration for the old and defeated culture coexists with an intimation of its still unquiet daemonic power.’
  • ‘Moreover, in Jacobean drama calculation and cynicism are typically coded as daemonic and intrigue is in league with Evil.’
  • ‘Its power was divine or daemonic, depending on which side you were on.’
  • ‘For him, the secret of life's meaning lay in relating to this daemonic power in such a way as to know it.’