Controlled vs Demoniac - What's the difference?

controlled | demoniac |


As adjectives the difference between controlled and demoniac

is that controlled is inhibited or restrained in one's words and actions while demoniac is possessed or controlled by a demon.

As a verb controlled

is (control).

As a noun demoniac is

someone who is possessed by a demon.

controlled

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Inhibited or restrained in one's words and actions.
  • Derived terms

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    Verb

    (head)
  • (control)
  • Derived terms

    * remote-controlled

    demoniac

    English

    Alternative forms

    * daemoniac *

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • possessed or controlled by a demon.
  • Of or pertaining to demons; demonic.
  • * 1928 , H. P. Lovecraft, "", Weird Tales , Vol. 11, No. 2, pages 159–178, 287:
  • Animal fury and orgiastic licence here whipped themselves to demoniac heights by howls and squawking ecstasies that tore and reverberated through those nighted woods like pestilential tempests from the gulfs of hell.
  • * 1955 , William Golding, The Inheritors , Faber & Faber 2005, p. 216:
  • There was movement everywhere, screaming, demoniac activity; the old man was coming across the tumbling logs.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who is possessed by a demon.
  • *1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 53:
  • *:The exorcism was dropped from the second Edwardian Prayer Book, because of its implication that unbaptised infants were demoniacs […].
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