HyperDic: daemon

English > 2 senses of the word daemon:
NOUNperson daemon, devil, fiend, demon, daimonan evil supernatural being
person daemon, demigoda person who is part mortal and part god
daemon > pronunciation
Soundsdey'mahn; diy'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > daemon: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn evil supernatural being.
Synonymsdevil, fiend, demon, daimon
Narrowerdybbuk, dibbuk(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
incubusA male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women
succubus, succubaA female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men
Broaderevil spiritA spirit tending to cause harm
Spanishdaimon, demonio, diablo, genio, mandinga
Catalandaimon, diable, dimoni
English > daemon: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is part mortal and part god.
Synonymdemigod
NarrowerAdonis(Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone
Broaderdeity, divinity, god, immortalAny supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Spanishsemidiós
Catalansemidéu

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