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Meaning of EXORCISM

Pronunciation:  'eksor`sizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  freeing from evil spirits
 

EXORCISM is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: dispossession
 
 See Also: evocation, summoning, supernaturalism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex"or*cism\ (-s[i^]z'm), n. [L. exorcismus, Gr.
'exorkizmo`s; cf. F. exorcisme.]
1. The act of exorcising; the driving out of evil spirits
   from persons or places by conjuration; also, the form of
   conjuration used.

2. Conjuration for raising spirits. [R.] --Shak.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you or others are being exorcised, symbolizes your initiative to regain control and take steps toward the direction of your goals. Alternatively, you may not be taking responsibility for your actions and are looking for a scapegoat.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: cantrip, charm, conjuration, conjurement, curse, evil eye, evocation, exorcisation, exsufflation, glamour, hex, incantation, invocation, jinx, magic spell, malocchio, spell, wanga, weird, whammy
 

 

 

 

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