demon

suomi-englanti sanakirja

demon englannista suomeksi

  1. varsinainen tekijä

  2. daimoni, demoni

  3. paholainen

  1. Substantiivi

  2. demoni, daimoni

demon englanniksi

  1. An evil supernatural spirit.

  2. An evil spirit resident in or working for Hell; a devil. (defdate)

  3. A false god or idol; a Satanic divinity. (defdate)

  4. A very wicked or malevolent person; also (i) a mischievous person, especially a child. (defdate)

  5. A source (especially personified) of great evil or wickedness; a destructive feeling or character flaw. (defdate)

  6. ''The demon of stupidity haunts me whenever I open my mouth.''

  7. A person's fears or anxieties. (defdate)

  8. 2013, ''The Guardian'', 21 January:

  9. After a short spell on an adult psychiatric ward, she decided to find her own way to deal with her demons.
  10. A neutral supernatural spirit.

  11. A person's inner spirit or genius; a guiding or creative impulse. (defdate)

  12. 1616, (w), ''Antony and Cleopatra'', II.3:

  13. Oh Anthony Thy Dæmon that thy spirit which keepes thee, is Noble, Couragious, high vnmatchable.
  14. 2000, (w), ''The Amber Spyglass'':

  15. “You saw her. And I picked her up,” Lyra said, blushing, because of course it was a gross violation of manners to touch something so private as someone else's dæmon.
  16. A deity or spirit intermediate between the major Olympian gods and mankind, especially a deified hero or the entity which supposedly guided Socrates, telling him what not to do. (defdate)

  17. A spirit not considered to be inherently evil; a (non-Christian) deity or supernatural being. (defdate)

  18. A hypothetical entity with special abilities postulated for the sake of a experiment in philosophy or physics.

  19. 1874, (w), “Kinetic Theory of the Dissipation of Energy” in ''Nature'' 9, 441-444:

  20. (quote)
  21. Someone with great strength, passion or skill for a particular activity, pursuit etc.; an enthusiast. (defdate)

  22. (ux)

  23. (quote-journal)

  24. A form of patience (known as (m) in the US). (defdate)

  25. 1924, (w), ''A Passage to India'', Penguin 2005, p. 89:

  26. ‘That's much the best feeling to have.’ She dealt out the first row of ‘demon’.
  27. Any of various hesperiid butterflies of the genera (taxlink) and (taxlink).

  28. genius, lar

  29. demon

  30. (syn)

  31. (fi-form of)

  32. (inflection of)

  33. (l), devil, malicious spirit

  34. daimon, helpful spirit

  35. a (l)

  36. (l)

  37. a despicable person