1. [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
1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a demon or evil
spirit; devilish; as, a demoniac being; demoniacal
Sarcastic, demoniacal laughter. --Thackeray.
2. Influenced or produced by a demon or evil spirit; as,
demoniac or demoniacal power. "Demoniac frenzy." --Milton.
3. resembling or suggesting possession by a demon; as,
4. in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon.
Syn: amuck, amok, berserk, demoniac, possessed(predicate).
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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