Demon

De"mon

(?), n. [F. dmon, L. daemon a spirit, an evil spirit, fr. Gr. dai`mwn a divinity; of uncertain origin.] 1. (Gr. Antiq.) A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place between men and deities in pagan mythology.
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The demon kind is of an intermediate nature between the divine and the human.
Sydenham.
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2. One's genius; a tutelary spirit or internal voice; as, the demon of Socrates.

[Often written dmon.]

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3. An evil spirit; a devil.
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That same demon that hath gulled thee thus.
Shak.
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