- Relating to or characteristic of the Devil: the darkness of a diabolic worldMore example sentences
- We are shown and recognize these limits in the Dindenault episode, where Panurge as the Devil commits the ultimate diabolic act and violates standards of human dignity and human morality.
- Thus he is the very devil of the Cartesian universe, exploiting his own diabolic extrapolation of the cogito.
- Another disappointment was the Morris dance; when the Dog played the fiddle, a red light shone on the cast, and the diabolic music bent and distorted them into odd positions.
late Middle English: from Old French diabolique or ecclesiastical Latin diabolicus, from diabolus 'devil'.