What does the word exorcism mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of exorcising evil spirits.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Exorcist.

Usage examples for exorcism

  1. There was fresh, clean pitch in the great logs that blazed; and it seemed to Oliver that the exorcism must continue to the end of time. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  2. Abbot was wholly familiar with the history of the Anglican attitude towards exorcism. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  3. Rejoice, for the exorcism is sure! – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton