What is another word for devilishment?

30 synonyms found


[ dˈɛvɪlɪʃmənt], [ dˈɛvɪlɪʃmənt], [ d_ˈɛ_v_ɪ_l_ɪ_ʃ_m_ə_n_t]

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    How to use "Devilishment" in context?

    Devilishment is the name given to a psychiatric disorder in which a person becomes obsessed with and grieves over the idea of being evil. Individuals with devilishment can become so preoccupied with the evil they perceive in themselves that it becomes a source of misery. The disorder is characterized by feelings of guilt, shame and inadequacy. People with devilishment often focus on certain personal thoughts and behaviors that they believe make them bad, leading to a severe disconnection from reality.

    People with devilishment often exhibit signs and symptoms that include depression, anxiety, social withdrawal and a growing sense of guilt.

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