energumen

energumen
ENERGUMÉN, energumeni, s.m. (În superstiţii) Om despre care se crede că este posedat de diavol. ♦ fig. Om agitat, exaltat. – Din fr. énergumène.
Trimis de RACAI, 21.11.2003. Sursa: DEX '98

energumén s. m., pl. energuméni
Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic

ENERGUMÉN s.m. 1. Persoană care se pretinde a fi stăpânită de diavol. 2. (fig.) Exaltat; om care se agită puternic. [< fr. énergumène, cf. gr. energoumenos – agitat].
Trimis de LauraGellner, 29.05.2006. Sursa: DN

ENERGUMÉN s. m. 1. persoană care se pretinde a fi stăpânită de diavol. 2. (fig.) om exaltat, agitat. (< fr. énergumène, lat. energumenus)
Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN

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  • Energumen — En er*gu men, n. [L. energumenos, fr. Gr. ? possessed by an evil spirit, from ?: cf. F. [ e]nergum[ e]ne. See {Energetic}.] (Eccl. Antiq.) One possessed by an evil spirit; a demoniac. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Energumēn — (griech.), ein von einem Dämon besessener rasender Schwärmer (s. Exorzismus) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • energumen — [en΄ər gyo͞o′mən] n. 〚LL(Ec) energumenos < Gr energoumenos, prp. pass. of energein, to work on: see ENERGY〛 1. a person supposedly possessed by an evil spirit; demoniac 2. a fanatic; enthusiast * * * …   Universalium

  • energumen — index bigot Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • energumen — [en΄ər gyo͞o′mən] n. [LL(Ec) energumenos < Gr energoumenos, prp. pass. of energein, to work on: see ENERGY] 1. a person supposedly possessed by an evil spirit; demoniac 2. a fanatic; enthusiast …   English World dictionary

  • energumen — noun a) A person possessed by an evil ghost, spirit, or entity. b) A frantic and hysterical person …   Wiktionary

  • energumen — en|er|gu|men Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • energumen — [ˌɛnə gju:mən] noun archaic a person believed to be possessed by the devil or a spirit. Origin C18: via late L. from Gk energoumenos, passive participle of energein work in or upon …   English new terms dictionary

  • energumen — en·er·gu·men …   English syllables

  • energumen — /ɛnɜˈgjumən/ (say ener gyoohmuhn) noun 1. someone possessed by an evil spirit; a demoniac. 2. a fanatical enthusiast. {Late Latin energūmenus, from Greek energoumenos, present participle passive of energein operate, influence} …  

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