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diabolic

Line breaks: dia|bol¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌdʌɪəˈbɒlɪk
 
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Definition of diabolic in English:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of the Devil: the darkness of a diabolic world
More 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.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French diabolique or ecclesiastical Latin diabolicus, from diabolus 'devil'.

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