energumen

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin energumenus, from Ancient Greek ἐνεργούμενον (energoúmenon), from verb ἐνεργέω (energéō, to influence).

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Noun[edit]

energumen (plural energumens)

  1. A person possessed by an evil ghost, spirit, or entity.
  2. A frantic and hysterical person.

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