(noun, adjective)


1. In the way of a daimon; befitting a demon; fiendish.

2. Motivated by a spiritual force or genius; inspired.


1. (psychology) The unrest that exists in us all which forces us into the unknown, leading to self-destruction and/or self-discovery.

2. (psychology, spirituality, mythology, literature) The journey and transition from innocence to experience; part of the process of individuation.

3. (mythology, literature) The place where light and dark meet.