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ex·or·cism

 (ĕk′sôr-sĭz′əm, -sər-)
n.
1. The act, practice, or ceremony of exorcising.
2. A formula used in exorcising.

ex′or·cist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exorcist - one of the minor orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church
Holy Order, Order - (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy; "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order"
2.exorcist - someone who practices exorcism
necromancer, sorcerer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist, wizard, magician - one who practices magic or sorcery
Translations
طارِد الأرواح الشِّرّيرَه
djævleuddrivereksorcist
egzorcist
særingamaîur
exorcista
kötü ruhları kovan kimse

exorcist

[ˈeksɔːsɪst] Nexorcista mf

exorcist

[ˈɛksɔːrsɪst] nexorciste mf

exorcist

nExorzist(in) m(f)

exorcist

[ˈɛksɔːsɪst] nesorcista m

exorcize,

exorcise

(ˈeksoːsӕiz) verb
to drive away (an evil spirit); to rid (a house etc) of an evil spirit.
ˈexorcism noun
(an) act of exorcizing.
ˈexorcist noun
a person who exorcizes.
References in classic literature ?
Do you know that in my business you're an exorcist almost before anything else?"
The exorcists present carefully rehearsed plays, with stage effects about devils drawn from the contemporary playhouse.
Rose tells the exorcists that Andy might calm down when he sees any one of his foster children.
POPE Francis his given his blessing to exorcists after the group which represents them was officially recognised under Canon Law.
Where does John get the idea that he has the right to regulate exorcists as they drive evil spirits away?
Pope Benedict XVI has given his approval to the work of exorcists.
Over an 18-month period, beginning in the fall of 1996, 10 Catholic priests in the United States were appointed to the office of exorcist. Ten exorcists might not seem like many, especially in a country with a Catholic population of more than 60 million.
Rome--Told in a 2001 interview that the Italian translation of the new Ritual for Exorcists was finally ready, the chief exorcist in Rome, Father Gabriele Amorth, bitterly described the long-awaited Ritual as a farce: "An incredible obstacle that is likely to prevent us from acting against the demon."
Ordinary churchgoing Catholics and others need to be reassured they are not the crazy ones when news that exorcists are on the loose first astounds and then embarrasses them.
"In the next episode, Andy and the exorcists will butt heads.
The couple had called in exorcists after seeing pigs, demons, slime and other apparitions.
Father Corrado Balducci, an Italian exorcist, told the newspaper: "I have always used Latin, but I don't think the language change will make much difference." Neither the article nor, apparently, the Italian bishops had any suggestions on whether exorcists should say "please" and "thank you" when driving out the devil.