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1. An evil supernatural being; a devil.
2. A persistently tormenting person, force, or passion: the demon of drug addiction.
3. One who is extremely zealous, skillful, or diligent: worked away like a demon; a real demon at math.
4. Variant of daimon.
[Middle English, from Late Latin daemōn, from Latin, spirit, from Greek daimōn, divine power; see dā- in Indo-European roots.]
de·mon′ic (-mŏn′ĭk) adj.
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demonic (dɪˈmɒnɪk) or demonical
1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a demon; fiendish
2. inspired or possessed by a demon, or seemingly so: demonic laughter.
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How does one define in words that which exists in a dimension that is not physical, tangible, nor capable of being perceived by ones brain?
Or put another way… is what the above definitions speak to not symptoms of what the term demonic stands for? And, if so, then what is it that causes the symptoms… it is certainly not a word, right?
Does Satan exist, or can the existence of Satan be proven, except by looking at symptoms of behavior that we identify as evil, or Satanic? In the Bible evil is described as a “spirit”. But what does this mean? Ever seen a spirit?
Therefore, how does something that does not exist on the physical plane cause one to act in ways defined as Satanic, evil, or as though one is possessed of a demon?
Did you say working through ones MIND? If not, why not? Ones actions are fed to ones brain by ones MIND, and ones brain acts out the directions of ones MIND in behaviors.
What is the MIND?