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Wordnet 3.0


1. frenzied as if possessed by a demon;
- Example: "the soldier was completely amuck"
- Example: "berserk with grief"
- Example: "a berserk worker smashing windows"
[syn: amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(p)]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Demoniac \De*mo"ni*ac\, Demoniacal \Dem`o*ni"a*cal\ (?; 277), a. [L. daemoniacus, fr. daemon; cf. F. d['e]moniaque. See Demon.] 1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a demon or evil spirit; devilish; as, a demoniac being; demoniacal practices. [1913 Webster] Sarcastic, demoniacal laughter. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. Influenced or produced by a demon or evil spirit; as, demoniac or demoniacal power. "Demoniac frenzy." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. resembling or suggesting possession by a demon; as, demoniac energy. [WordNet 1.5] 4. in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon. Syn: amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, possessed(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

demoniacal adj 1: frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows" [syn: amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, possessed(p)]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

101 Moby Thesaurus words for "demoniacal": Draconian, Mephistophelian, Tartarean, abandoned, amok, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, barbaric, barbarous, beastly, bellowing, berserk, bestial, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, cannibalistic, carried away, cruel, cruel-hearted, cursed, damnable, delirious, demoniac, demonic, demonish, demonlike, devil-like, devilish, diabolic, distracted, ecstatic, enraptured, execrable, fell, feral, ferocious, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, frantic, frenzied, fulminating, furious, ghoulish, haggard, hellborn, hellish, hog-wild, howling, hysterical, in a transport, in hysterics, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, intoxicated, mad, madding, maniac, murderous, ogreish, orgasmic, orgiastic, possessed, rabid, raging, ramping, ranting, raving, ravished, roaring, running mad, ruthless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, sharkish, slavering, storming, subhuman, transported, truculent, unchristian, uncivilized, uncontrollable, ungodly, unhuman, vicious, violent, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, wolfish