how to pronounce demon


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demon is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of demon in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of demon


  1. An evil supernatural spirit.
  2. A person's fears or anxieties.
  3. An hypothetical entity with special abilities postulated for the sake of a thought experiment in philosophy or physics.
  4. A source of great evil or wickedness; a destructive feeling or character flaw.
  5. A neutral supernatural spirit.
  6. Any of various hesperiid butterflies of the genera Notocrypta and Udaspes.
  7. A false god or idol; a Satanic divinity.
  8. A person's inner spirit or genius; a guiding or creative impulse.
  9. A tutelary deity or spirit intermediate between the major Olympian gods and mankind, especially a deified hero or the entity which supposedly guided Socrates, telling him what not to do.
  10. A form of patience (known as Canfield in the US).
  11. A very wicked or malevolent person; also (in weakened sense) a mischievous person, especially a child.
  12. Someone with great strength, passion or skill for a particular activity, pursuit etc.; an enthusiast.
  13. A spirit not considered to be inherently evil; a (non-Christian) deity or supernatural being.
  14. An evil spirit resident in or working for Hell; a devil.


  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek.

demon frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word demon occurs in english on average 8.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics demon can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that demon can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) people, society, and culture;

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