Definition of Mephistophelean

1. Adjective. Showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil. "A mephistophelian glint in his eye"

Exact synonyms: Devilish, Diabolic, Diabolical, Mephistophelian
Similar to: Evil
Derivative terms: Devil, Devil, Mephistopheles, Mephistopheles



Definition of Mephistophelean

1. Adjective. Showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil. ¹

2. Adjective. (alternative capitalization of Mephistophelean) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mephistophelean

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mephistophelean (current term)
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Literary usage of Mephistophelean

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1. Music (1900)
"The finale is full of the mephistophelean humor, of which Liszt had so much. Another symphony is called the "Dante" symphony. ..."

2. The Making of Carlyle: An Experiment in Biographical Explication by Robert S. Craig (1908)
"Certainly more and more as the years went on the mephistophelean in her nature ... But the marriage developed the mephistophelean and not the enthusiastic, ..."

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