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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an evil supernatural being;
[syn: devil, fiend, demon, daemon, daimon]

2. a person who is part mortal and part god;
[syn: daemon, demigod]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Daemon \D[ae]"mon\, n., Daemonic \D[ae]*mon"ic\, a. See Demon, Demonic. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Demon \De"mon\, n. [F. d['e]mon, L. daemon a spirit, an evil spirit, fr. Gr. dai`mwn a divinity; of uncertain origin.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology. [1913 Webster] The demon kind is of an intermediate nature between the divine and the human. --Sydenham. [1913 Webster] 2. One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates. [Often written d[ae]mon.] [1913 Webster] 3. An evil spirit; a devil. [1913 Webster] That same demon that hath gulled thee thus. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "daemon": Geist, Muse, afflatus, ancestral spirits, angel, attendant godling, atua, control, creative thought, creativity, daimonion, demon, divine afflatus, evil spirits, fairy godmother, familiar, familiar spirit, fire of genius, genius, genius domus, genius loci, good angel, good genius, guardian, guardian angel, guardian spirit, guide, household gods, inspiration, intelligence, invisible helper, lares and penates, lares compitales, lares familiaris, lares permarini, lares praestites, lares viales, manes, ministering angel, numen, penates, soul, special providence, specter, spirit, supernatural being, talent, totem, tutelar god, tutelary




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