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Meaning of DEMONISM

Pronunciation:  'deemu`nizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the worship of devils (especially Satan)
 

DEMONISM is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: diabolism, Satanism
 
 See Also: black art, black magic, sorcery

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De"mon*ism\, n. [Cf. F. d['e]monisme.]
The belief in demons or false gods.

      The established theology of the heathen world . . .
      rested upon the basis of demonism.       --Farmer.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: animal worship, black magic, Black Mass, chthonian worship, demonography, demonolatry, demonology, demonomancy, demonomy, demonry, devil lore, devil worship, devilry, diablerie, diabolism, diabology, diabolology, Druidism, fetishism, fire worship, heathenism, hero worship, iconoduly, iconolatry, idol worship, idolatrousness, idolatry, idolism, idolodulia, idolomancy, image worship, paganism, Parsiism, phallic worship, phallicism, pyrolatry, Sabaism, Satanism, snake worship, sorcery, star worship, sun worship, the black art, tree worship, Zoroastrianism
 

 

 

 

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