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Meaning of EXORCISM

Pronunciation:  'eksor`sizum

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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