- demiurge [dem′ē ʉrj΄]n.[Gr dēmiourgos, one who works for the people, skilled workman, creator < dēmios, belonging to the people < demos, the people: see DEMOCRACY) + -ergos, worker (see WORK)]1. [often D-]a) in Platonism, a deity or creative force that shaped the material worldb) in Gnosticism, a deity subordinate to the supreme deity, sometimes considered the creator of evil2. a ruling force or creative powerdemiurgic [dem′ēʉr′jik]adj.demiurgical
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.