A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology.
One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates.
An evil spirit; a devil.
Evil creature from another dimension or plane of existance.
A term mainly used regarding UNIX processes. A daemon (or demon) is a process that starts and does nothing until it is called by another process or a certain...
An evil, nonhuman entity or spirit often determined to torment human beings.
(Daemon) Latin daemon,, demon or evil spirit (from the Greek daimon, divine power, fate, or god) -- a devil or evil spirit. A demoniac (Greek daimoniakos) is a person possessed or influenced by a demon. Demonism is belief in the existence and powers of demons. Demonolatry is the worship of demons. Demonology is the study of demons or the beliefs about them. To demonize is to make into a demon or bring under the influence of demons.
A low-level spirit that interacts with the living world, and is concerned with the direction of the lower-plane activities.
Evil spirit, devil; sometimes like daemon, a friendly spirit.
a being whose native existence is in the transcendent world. From the Greek daimon ( daimon). Most of the demons that visit the physical world are either on a mission from a deity, hence angels, or on a mission of self-aggrandizement, so when most people talk about â€œdemonsâ€ they usually mean something big and nasty. Some scholars of magic say daimon to indicate their technical usage rather than the common one.
a living being with malignant spiritual powers used to trouble humanity; it is an angel that fell with Satan in the rebellion in heaven. (Luke 4:33-35, "In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, an evilspirit. He cried out at the top of his voice, "Ha! What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!" "Be quiet!" Jesus said sternly. "Come out of him!" Then the demon threw the man down before them all and came out without injuring him." ~NIV)
A person or thing regarded as evil or cruel. Usually applied to a messenger or minister of the Devil. Often sickness is referred to as a demon, either mental or physical. Some theologians surmise that damned souls may become demons. They become part of the evil spirit world ruled by Lucifer and do his bidding. Some religions interpret Nephilim (offspring of sinful Angels in the time of Noah) as demons.
A devil, an agent of Satan.
An entity that was never human to begin with. An evil presence that cannot hide what it is. Demons should never be under estimated nor toyed with. If you feel that a demon is present where you are ghost hunting or you are told to get out by what you suspect to be a demon, LEAVE immediately! These types of entities should only be dealt with by experienced or dedicated personnel. Demons can and will cause bodilyharm to you and others around you.
one of the beings who predates the gods and wishes to destroy them, demons are portrayed by players whose former characters have been obliterated
one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief
a cruel wicked and inhuman person
a being or fallen angel which was cast into hell when Lucifer which is now Satan was cast out of heaven
a creature of evil, pure and very simple
a creature that is purely evil, it may be the devil or one of his many servants
a fallen angel who, of his own free will, chose Satan's side during the angelic revolt
a malevolent supernatural being
a messenger of Satan
an angel out of position
an entity that is a very dark energy, and therefore evil
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Hostile and resentful entity, supposedly of non-human origin, which some believe to be "fallen (from grace) angels."
Lower level evil spiritual beings of uncertain origin frequently mentioned in Scripture as tormenting people in various ways (Mark 5); may be equated with "evil spirits."
An evil supernatural being.
Fallen angels associated with evil.
In its original Latin form daemon means a spirit, a genie, or genius who gave intuition, insight, and inspiration. Such a spirit allowed human beings to converse with the gods. The Greek word for daemon is daimon. In relation to this, Socrate's daimon, that voice from within, has been variously interpreted as his conscious, higher self, or some divinity connected with himself â€” never as an evil being.
(derived from "daemon") an artificial elemental created by a neurotic complex of energies and emotions, whether of one person or many, hence contraproductive or harmful in influence and effect
An evil entity hostile to humans. A lower level evil spirit working for Lucifer.
A term used to describe a spirit that is essentially evil and that can affect the lives of human beings.
An evil, inhuman spirit bent on the destruction of man.
An inferior deity often spoken of in religious text as pure evil.
( Latin daemon) 1. an evil discarnate being; evil spirit, devil. 2. a person or thing regarded as evil, cruel, etc. (the demon of jealousy). 3. a person who has great energy or skill (a demon at golf).
evil spirit. An agent of Satan with a specific interest in any illicit human sexual activity, including, but not limited to: child molestation, incest, rape, lust, fornication, pornographic fantasies, adultery, homosexuality, and bestiality.
In religion, folklore, and mythology a demon (or daemon, dÃ¦mon, or even daimon) is a supernatural being that has generally been described as a malevolent spirit, and in Christian terms is the opposite of an Angel. A demon is frequently depicted as a force that may be conjured and insecurely controlled. The "good" demon in recent use is largely a literary device (e.g., Maxwell's demon), though references to good demons can be found in Hesiod and Shakespeare.
In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, demons are the most widespread race of fiends. The demons are chaotic evil by nature, and are native to the Abyss. Demons have no true rulers, though powerful demon lords are able to gain enough power and influence to gain control over sizeable armies of demonic creatures.
In the fictional Buffyverse established by Buffy and Angel, a Demon is a kind of nonhuman life form generally believed to be evil due to its lack of a human soul.