How to use Satanic in a sentence
His vices were rather of the sordid than of the satanic order.
The satanic figures of demons are often shown to be far from their angelic roots, though occasionally more tempting demons are shown as a female succubus; a provocative woman who seduces men.
Not everyone has heard the true story behind the inverted cross, so many people believe it's a symbol of the Satanic church which appropriated it for their own use.
Contrast this with what most people consider as mainstream rock music, particularly those with Satanic or anti-establishment sentiments.
In the view of primitive Christians ordinary human society was a world temporarily surrendered to Satanic rule, over which a swift and sudden destruction was impending; in such a world the little band who were gathered in the ark of the church could have no part or lot, - the only attitude they could maintain was that of passive alienation.Advertisement
Were satanic rituals really taking place all around me?
His sojourn in Europe fell exactly in the time when, in England, the reaction against the sentimental atheism of Shelley, the pagan sensitivity of Keats, and the sublime, Satanic outcastness of Byron was at its height; when, in the Catholic countries, the negative exaggerations of the French Revolution were inducing a counter current of positive faith, which threw men into the arms of a half-sentimental, half-aesthetic medievalism; and when, in Germany, the aristocratic paganism of Goethe was being swept aside by that tide of dutiful, romantic patriotism which flooded the country, as soon as it began to feel that it still existed after being run over by Napoleon's war-chariot.
Thrown together in the dark, possibly satanic even, pop mills of Bristol comes a different kind of product.
Winona Ryder plays a young woman who becomes aware of a satanic conspiracy that will plunge the world into the ultimate darkness.
In several midlands towns in the UK, social workers removed children from their parental homes to protect them from satanic abuse.Advertisement
The Manicheans' answer to such arguments was that miracles worked by Christ and the Apostles in the material world were only apparitional and not real, while those of the Old Testament were satanic.
An industry of books, conferences and experts appeared to uncover an epidemic of sexual abuse, incest and satanic cults.
In it Watt argues for the historicity of the satanic verses.
Repressed memory syndrome, stories of satanic abuse and ufo abduction scenarios all relate to that sense of having to distrust personal experience.
Only let everyone keep the thought that Satan also stands under the commission of the Almighty God, and that no one must suppose that by leading back his sins to a Satanic temptation he can get rid of his own guilt.Advertisement
On the one hand science has so explained many of the processes of outer nature and of the inner life of man as to leave no room for Satanic agency.
The two of us attempted to begin our own satanic coven.
An understanding the genesis of the Salem Witchcraft episode provides a way of understanding the genesis of these latter-day Satanic sexual abuse episodes.
Was it the port or his satanic majesty that finally did you in?
From the industrial archeology perspective, those satanic mills are full of an interest that their real occupants may not have appreciated.Advertisement
The music was dark experimental techno described as Satanic Techno.
Subsequently, at Arad, the lord treasurer, Istvan Telegdy, was seized and tortured to death with satanic ingenuity.
The "everlasting gospel" of Joachim of Floris was a different thing from the announcement of Christ's glorious return in the clouds of heaven; the "age of the spirit" which mystics and spiritualists expected contained traits which must be characterized as "modern"; and the "kingdom" of the Anabaptists in Munster was a Satanic caricature of that kingdom in which the Christians of the 2nd century looked for a peaceful Sabbath rest.
Solely using samples, ambient atmospherics, and glitchy noises, they assemble experimental soundscapes that are often Satanic in nature.