1. having the qualities of a devil; devilish; fiendish; outrageously wicked: a diabolic plot.
  2. pertaining to or actuated by a devil.


  1. of, relating to, or proceeding from the devil; satanic
  2. befitting a devil; extremely cruel or wicked; fiendish
  3. very difficult or unpleasant

late 14c., from Old French diabolique (13c.), from Late Latin diabolicus, from Ecclesiastical Greek diabolikos “devilish,” from diabolos (see devil (n.)).

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