One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A malevolent spirit or person.
demon, little devil, devil, fiendView synonyms
- ‘Hordes of lost souls, cacodemons and commandos will be a real pain in the next part.’
- ‘After their expulsion, the cacodaemons endeavored to settle down in various parts of the earth, but were always rejected, and out of revenge found pleasure in destroying the inhabitants of the earth.’
- ‘The grander, more spacious architecture is accompanied by a greater emphasis on the more heavyweight monsters, like cacodemons and mancubi, especially in the outdoor areas.’
- ‘Although they're hovering, the cacodemons can be lured into chokepoints like doorways and halls.’
- ‘When you pick up the supplies on the catwalk a cacodemon will appear.’
- ‘Cacodemon reproduction has not yet been observed, and youth specimens of cacodemon have never been found.’
- ‘Margaret calls him ‘cacodemon’ and ‘devil’, and any unity that the characters have on stage is temporary and superficial.’
- ‘Most of its passages were very skinny, much too skinny for the cacodaemons I'd populated it with.’
- ‘This switch opens the way to the exit, but will start another assault of pain-elementals and cacodemons.’
- ‘Record of an astral contact describing the use of the Enochian Temple to invoke the cacodemons of the Enochian system.’
- ‘There are 1024 greater cacodaemons and a lot more smaller demons.’
- ‘It is said that one of the cacodaemons who appeared to Cassius was a man of large stature, and of a black hue.’
- ‘Crush two cacodemons and proceed downstairs to face more soldiers and a revenant.’
- ‘All cacodemons throughout the level must be handled in this way.’
- ‘One way cacodemons like to cause trouble in our world is by fathering babies.’
Late 16th century: from Greek kakodaimōn, from kakos ‘bad’ + daimōn ‘spirit’.
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