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demoniac (adj) wild, uncontrolled, and cruel (of or like a demon - an evil spirit).
A demoniac appearance is a person appearing evil and behaving cruelly and violently. The demoniac nature is the cruel and evil nature of a person. A demoniac force is the uncontrollable force with which an evil person acts or with which the wind blows in a storm. Anything demoniac is very devilish - very wild, violent, and cruel.
- The demoniac fury of the typhoon leveled a number of buildings, uprooted trees, bent lampposts, and tossed up a train like a toy.
- We are more humane than the people of the olden days. For one thing, prisoners being subject to demoniac torture by ingeniously cruel methods is a thing which is no longer in practice.