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Definition of Demon

Demon

  1. A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology.
  2. One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates.
  3. An evil spirit; a devil.

Demon Quotations

Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience.
Margaret Fuller

Do you know that every unbeliever is filled with a demon spirit?
Benny Hinn

Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon.
Terry Pratchett

Stress is the demon in our society, stalking the cities and the countryside, striking down young and old and growing in strength daily.
Srikumar Rao
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Demon Translations

demon in Dutch is demon, duivel
demon in Italian is demonio
demon in Spanish is demonio
demon in Swedish is demon, ond ande
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