Definition of energumen in English:
A person believed to be possessed by the devil or a spirit.
- The sprightly energumen lives and breathes his words on the stage for 53 minutes.
- Apparently an energumen, she had exhibited symptoms of diabolical possession for a dozen years: she could not pray, take communion or even pronounce the name of Christ.
- The energumens, who were exorcized daily, were prevented by the daily exorcisms and sweeping duties from pursuing their usual callings.
Words that rhyme with energumencrewman, crewmen, human, ichneumon, Newman, numen, Schumann, subhuman, Trueman
Definition of energumen in:
- US English dictionary
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