Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

demon(o)-

Demons.

[Greek daimon, demon.]

Examples include demonology, the study of demons or demonic belief; demonize or demonise, to portray someone as wicked and threatening; demonolatry (Greek -latria, worship), the worship of demons; demonism, belief in the power of demons; and demonomania, a form of mental disturbance in which a person believes he or she is possessed by a demon or spirit. Demonstrate is not a member of this set, as it comes instead from Latin demonstrare (de-, entirely, plus monstrare, to show).

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