exorcism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French exorciser, from Late Latin exorcizō, from Ancient Greek ἐξορκίζω (exorkízō, banish an evil spirit; bind by oath), from ἐξ (ex) + ὅρκος (hórkos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛk.sɔː.sɪ.zəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛk.sɔɹˌsɪ.zəm/, /ˈɛk.sɚˌsɪ.zəm/

Noun[edit]

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exorcism (countable and uncountable, plural exorcisms)

  1. The ritual act of driving out evil spirits from persons, places or things who are possessed by them.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French exorcisme

Noun[edit]

exorcism n (uncountable)

  1. exorcism

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