Definition of Demon-ridden
1. Adjective. As if possessed by demons.
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Literary usage of Demon-ridden
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Christian Missions and Social Progress: A Sociological Study of Foreign Missions by James Shepard Dennis (1897)
"There are still, unhappily, vast populations that are demon- ridden, and live under the blight of dominant superstitions, childish as well as terrifying.1 ..."
2. Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling: Illustrated by Numerous Incantations by Charles Godfrey Leland (1891)
"In India, the jadoo-wallah, or exorcist, thrives apace ; and no wonder, for is not the lower-caste Hindoo community bhut, or demon-ridden ? ..."