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From Medieval Latin daemonizo, from daemon + -izo. Compare Ancient Greek δαιμονίζομαι (daimonízomai, to be possessed by a demon), from δαίμων (daímōn, demon)

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demonize (third-person singular simple present demonizes, present participle demonizing, simple past and past participle demonized)

  1. To turn into a demon.
  2. To describe or represent as evil or diabolic.

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  • (represent as evil or diabolic): vilify

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