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Meaning of DEMONISM

Pronunciation:  'deemu`nizum

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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
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